Detention Center Program Assistant - Part-Time

Boys & Girls Club Of The Tennessee Valley Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 2 weeks ago

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.

Program Supervision

  • 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.

Additional Responsibilities

  • May participate in special programs and/or events.

  • May participate in some field trips.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • 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

DISCLAIMER:

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.


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