Boys & Girls Clubs of Central NH

Program Specialist - Multiple Locations

Reference ID : 89446
Location : Concord, NH
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

Are you motivated to make a difference in the lives of children? Do you have the skills and dedication to support our team at the Boys & Girls Club? If so, we invite you to apply ASAP. We're temporarily offering a $500 sign-on bonus!


If you're looking to find fulfilling, meaningful work and the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of children as a capable and caring mentor, look no further.  Of course, passion for your profession won't pay the bills -- we get that! -- which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits. We care about your professional development and offer perks like tuition reimbursement and individualized career plans.


We have an exciting, full-time position for a creative, energetic, and organized individual to oversee programming and daily enrichment activities for members supporting multiple locations in central New Hampshire. The Program Specialist is responsible for coordinating, managing, and overseeing the delivery of a broad range of programs and services for the Club's after-school program and summer camp. They will assist with the planning, development, and implementation of different programs where coverage is needed. This position requires strong and exceptional experience.


Must be willing to drive and travel to multiple locations.

Duties

Prepares Youth for Success

  1. Plans and oversees the administration of designated programs and activities that support Youth Development Outcomes.
  2. Establishes program objectives consistent with organizational goals and mission.
  3. Oversees the provision of day-to-day program activities in accordance with established Boys and Girls Club standards and goals.
  4. Ensures that all childcare licensing requirements per the NH Childcare Licensing Bureau are implemented.
  5. Ensures 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).
  6. Demonstrates leadership to ensure proper conduct, safety, and development of members.

Program Development and Implementation

  1. Establishes and maintains program goals and settings to ensure the health and safety of members. Ensures that program staff understands and effectively communicates standards of the program; that they ensure program areas are safe, well-ventilated, and well-lit; and that Club equipment is maintained in good working condition.
  2. Ensures the evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis, including tracking outcome metrics; verifies that programs/activities respond to member needs and address their gender and cultural diversity.
  3. Controls program expenditures within the approved budget.

Supervision

  1. Allocates and monitors work assigned to program volunteers and staff, providing ongoing feedback and regular appraisal. Identifies and supports training and development opportunities for assigned volunteers and staff.
  2. Oversees proper record keeping and weekly reporting, including activities and events conducted, breakdowns of daily participation figures, notable achievements, and any problems/issues.
  3. Ensures productive and effective performance by all program staff and volunteers.
  4. Oversees special programs and/or events (i.e. Keystone, Youth of the Year, and Awards Programs), and/or participates in the implementation of other program activities as necessary.
  5. Increases visibility of Club programs via posting of daily schedules, and announcements of upcoming events through different social media channels, parent emails, etc.

Requirements

Applicants must be at least 20 years of age with a valid driver's license, high school diploma, or general equivalency diploma and one of the following:


  • Written documentation form on file with the department that she or he was qualified and employed as a site director in a school-age program.
  • A minimum of an Associate's degree in early childhood education, awarded by a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Certification of successful completion of training as a recreation director plus 1000 hours of experience working with children in a licensed childcare program.
  • A total of 12 credits in child development, education, recreation, or another field of study focused on children, from a regionally accredited college plus 1000 hours of experience working with children.
  • Current certification as an educator by the Department of Education.
  • Experience working with children totaling 2000 hours and the following: Current certification as a para II educator by the Department of Education OR at least 6 credits in child development, education, recreation, or another field of study focused on children, from a regionally accredited college (can be enrolled in the first course with a written plan to complete 6 credits within 12 months of the date of employment).
  • First Aid and CPR certifications are preferred.

ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS

·All of the candidates that are offered a job with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central and Northern New Hampshire will have to submit for an FBI fingerprint background check and submit to a background check through the State of NH Criminal Records Dept. and FirstAdvantage. Note: The State of NH Childcare Licensing Bureau may prohibit you from being employed by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central and Northern New Hampshire should there be a disqualifying finding on your criminal record. In addition, even if the State of NH reviews your records and allows you to work at the Club, we still reserve the right to determine your employment status.


•This organization has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and will not tolerate mistreatment or abuse in its programs. Any mistreatment or abuse by an employee will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment and cooperation with law enforcement.

Nice To Haves

To learn more about our organization please visit www.nhyouth.org.

Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position. We are temporarily offering a sign-on bonus of $500.00.


We offer an extensive benefits package. Benefits include:

Health Insurance

Mileage Reimbursement

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Disability Insurance

Life Insurance

Retirement (403B) Contribution

Paid Time Off

Professional Development Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement

Child Care Program


The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.


This job description is subject to change at the discretion of the Executive Director, Board, or organizational needs.

About Us

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central and Northern New Hampshire provides early learning, after-school programs, summer day camps, and basketball leagues to 2500 youth throughout the central and northern New Hampshire. Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who most need us, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. We offer a safe place to belong, caring adult mentors and programs covering everything from academics and leadership development to physical fitness and healthy habits.



Salary : $37,595 to $46,350/Yr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Concord, NH

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