Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida
  • - MS - Apopka
  • Apopka, FL, USA
  • 15.75 - 16.25
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

HOURS:
M, T, TH, F 4-6pm, Wednesday 3-6pm  

LOCATION: 
Apopka Middle School

PRIMARY FUNCTION: 
Engage and inspire young people aged 10-14 to learn and grow to be responsible adults. 
Prepare students of various ages 10-14 for on-time grade promotion by creating educational activities that are fun and engaging. Provide assistance with daily homework and school projects, adapting to a range of learning styles. Ensure that Project Learn and Power Hour programs are run as per the direction of the Club Service Director and/or in compliance with grant documents. Must monitor and evaluate situations quickly using good judgment to assess situations and make decisions. Create and maintain a clean, safe environment for children and adults within the program space.

Duties:
Plans and implements After School Zone program to ensure members are engaged and achieving Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and a Healthy Lifestyle. Ensures After School Zone adheres to grant standards. Completes and submits reports in a timely fashion. 

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

Prepare Youth for Success

  1. Plan and oversee the administration of designated middle school programs and activities that support Youth Development Outcomes:
  • Establish middle school program objectives consistent with organizational goals and mission. 
  • Oversee the provision of day-to-day program activities in accordance with established standards and goals.
  • Ensure that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in program area(s).
  • Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members.

Program Development and Implementation

  1. Establish and maintain middle school program goals and settings that insure the health and safety of members.  Ensure that site staff understand and effectively communicate standards of program; that they ensure program areas are safe, well ventilated and well lit; and that club equipment is maintained in good working condition.
  2. Ensure the evaluation of middle school programs on a continual basis and ensures programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.
  3. Control middle school program and activity expenditures within approved budget. 

Supervision

  1. Allocate and monitor work assigned to program volunteers and staff, providing ongoing feedback and appraisal.  Identify and support training and development opportunities for assigned volunteers and staff.
  2. Oversee proper record keeping and reporting including activities and events conducted, breakdowns of daily participation figures, notable achievements and any problems/issues.
  3. Assists with hiring, discipline, termination and scheduling of staff.
  4. Holds monthly staff meetings where information and training is disseminated to staff.
  5. Ensure productive and effective performance by all program staff and volunteers by conducting daily monitoring and end of session performance evaluations.

Marketing and Public Relations

  1. Increase visibility of middle school programs via posting of daily schedule, announcements of upcoming events and the dissemination of timely information for the development of advertising and promotion through mailings, fliers and media releases.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. May oversee special programs and/or events (i.e. Keystone, Youth of the Year and Awards Programs), and/or participate in the implementation of other unit activities as necessary.
  2. May substitute for Program Assistants when necessary. 
  3. May consult with parents concerning member issues.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal:  Maintain close, daily contact with middle school staff (professional and volunteer), middle school club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines/instructions; instruct, and advise/counsel. 

External:  Maintain contact as needed with external community groups, schools, member's parents and other to assist in resolving problems. 

 

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Four year degree in related field from an accredited college or university in related field, or a minimum of five years work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people.
  • 1 year minimum experience volunteering or working with children preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
  • Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Physical requirements: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and policy manuals.  Ability to write reports and correspondence.  The ability to clearly and concisely exchange/receive ideas, facts and or technical information with others. Ability to visually monitor activities of club members.  The employee is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb or balance, and stoop, jump, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 10 pounds. The employee may be required to operate a motor vehicle. Working environment:  Normal club environment.

 

 




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