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Program Specialist-Sports & Recreation (Summer)

Company: The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Assist in planning, organizing, and implementing program/activities, in relation to the Sports, Fitness & Recreation core service area, for members ages 4-18.

Job Responsibilities:

* Assist with developing and individual sports program such as: tennis, golf, racquetball etc. * Assist with running league activities. Assists with recruiting, training, and working with both staff and volunteers to support the Club's athletic programs. * Assists with implementation and participates in programs, projects, and special events within the Core Program Area. * Supervises members engaged in quality activities to achieve specific goals and outcome measurements. * Exposing youth to programs and opportunities that prepare them to create an individualized post-secondary plan. * Provide direct support and guidance to youth as they develop individual goals and plans. * Provides guidance and direction to members in the areas of academic success, healthy lifestyles, and civic and community engagement. * Encourages emotional, social, and educational growth of individual members. Recruits and leads members in field trips and outings for our members * Assists and directs structured athletic leagues on a year round basis such as: football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and baseball. * Develops and maintains an attractive bulletin board, posters, and banners in the Club. * Provides written documentation of program implementation and evaluation. * Tracks member participation in assigned program areas and documents results and progress of members. * Generate monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports as requested. Must participate in required trainings by the Club, County, State, and/or funders.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Experience and Skills


* Enjoys working with youth ages 4-18 years old. * Demonstrated examples of working with youth. * Group Management * Ability to take direction. * Highly organized with attention to detail. * Ability to relate effectively with diverse population. * Good communications skills, both written and oral. * Must have a valid WI driver's license, good driving record, and meets state required automobile insurance minimums.


* High School Diploma or GED.


* Experience in program implementation. * Experience directly related to youth and youth programming.

Within 6 months of hire:

* CPR * First Aid * Suspected Child Abuse- Mandated Report Training (SCAN_MART) or equivalent * Shaken Baby Prevention Training, if required. * Registry level 7 or higher, if required.

Keywords: The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, Milwaukee , Program Specialist-Sports & Recreation (Summer), Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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