Detention Center Program Assistant
REPORTS TO: Director of Field Services
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Prepare, coordinate, and implement the programs of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley with the boys and girls in the detention center facility.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Program Development and Implementation
Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities for members and visitors.
Develop and utilize programs that are fun and engaging
Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of the branch at all times.
Provide active supervision continually interacting with all members and providing motivation and encouragement.
Discipline members fairly, consistently, and only according to established policies and procedures.
Oversee special programs with children monthly.
Consult with parents.
Follow up with members once they have left the center.
Maintain monthly reports for grants.
Prepare Youth for Success
Know the Youth Development Strategy- Instill in youth feelings of Belonging, Usefulness, Influence and Competence (BUIC).
Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes:
o Promote and stimulate program participation;
o Create opportunities for development of strengths and competencies
o Provide guidance and role modeling to members.
May participate in special programs and/or events.
May participate in some field trips.
High School diploma or GED.
Prefer a Bachelors Degree or experience equivalent.
Experience in working with children.
Knowledge of youth development.
Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
Ability to mentor members.
Ability to make decisions.
Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
Must be able to move quickly to keep up with youth.
Must be able to remain alert and energetic for 8 hours or more
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, not to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.
Boys & Girls Club Of The Tennessee Valley