Program Assistant

Programs · Vergennes, Vermont
Department Programs
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

PROGRAM ASSISTANT

POSITION DESCRIPTION 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Vergennes seeks highly motivated individuals to work directly with school aged youth (elementary and teens) in our afterschool program! 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Vergennes is a premier youth development organization that actively seeks to enrich the lives of its Club members by ensuring access to quality programs, a safe environment, and positive experiences. 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS MISSION STATEMENT 

To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. 

JOB SUMMARY 

Under the supervision of the Club Program Director or his/her designees, a Program Assistants support and supervise programs and activities in structured program spaces. 

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY 

Prepare Youth for Success 

- Promote program participation. 

- Creates and leads planned activities and events for club members.

- Provide guidance and role modeling to youth. 

Supervision & Safety 

- Monitor youth while in unstructured program areas. 

- Assist and support Program Leads in program implementation and supervision. 

- Maintain a safe environment through clear rules and expectations. 

Additional Responsibilities 

- May be required to participate in special events. 

- May be required to supervise during off-site field trips. 

- Other duties as assigned.

 

RELATIONSHIPS 

Internal: Maintains close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club youth, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel. 

External: Maintain a good reputation and moral conduct outside of work, in the community and on social media networks. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

This position may involve lifting, bending, standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, reaching, and grasping. Must be able to demonstrate and/or describe activities to youth. This position works around youth and adults with a moderate exposure to noise. This position will work both indoors and outdoors. 


SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: 

High School diploma or GED, some higher education strongly preferred. 

Must pass a National Criminal Background Check. 

Experience in working with youth and teens, experience with groups of both preferred. 

Ability to be flexible and adapt in a work environment that changes often. 

Ability to work with the general public. 

CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred, required within six months of hired date. 


POSITION STATUS: Part Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

 LOCATIONS: Vergennes Vermont 

HOURS: 20 -25 hours per week 


We are an equal opportunity employer

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  • Location
    Vergennes, Vermont
  • Department
    Programs
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level