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Program Specialist - Florence

Boys & Girls Clubs of Omaha, Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description



Title: Program Specialist

Reports to – Title of Supervisor: Unit Director

Pay Status: Part time, hourly


Position Summary


Under the supervision of the Youth Development Professional, The Program Specialist establishes a program setting that ensures the physical safety of members and enhances their personal growth, while delivering programs in the 1-5 core service area for youth between the ages of 6 and 18 years.





  • Preferably current college student


Knowledge of principles and practices related to:



  • Establish Programs, Activities and Services that Prepare Youth for Success
  • Create a Club Environment that Facilitates the Achievement of Youth

           Development Outcomes



  • There is an awareness of what to do and readiness to act in the case of an emergency.
  • First Aid and CPR certification is current; appropriate equipment/kits/materials are maintained and available.
  • Equipment is in good condition, with safety precautions posted (where needed).  Members are instructed in the proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Members understand and follow standards of conduct in the program area.
  • Staff is present in their program area to continually monitor and supervise the safety and behavior of members.
  • The program area is neat and clean.
  • A genuine caring and respect is exhibited between staff and members.  Members are greeted by their first name.  There is no name calling, labeling or stigmatizing.
  • Recognition of members is evidenced by names, photos, notes on walls, and bulletin boards in the program area.



  • Members receive instructions in Core Program Area skills.
  • There is awareness and use of system to recognize the participation and achievements of Club members.
  • A high level of enthusiasm, energy and commitment is demonstrated in personal contact with members and visitors.
  • Members are continually encouraged to participate in Core Program Area activities, praised for their good efforts, and provided with constructive feedback on their efforts and progress.
  • Members are continually encouraged to become involved in other program areas.
  • Staff participates appropriately with youth in Core Program Area activities, always demonstrating leadership to assure the conduct, safety, and development of members.
  • A variety of activities and methods are employed in the Core Program Area.



  • Positive and respectful relationships exist between staff and members.
  • A fair and reasonable set of rules, stated in positive terms, are posted in the core Program Area.
  • Members are always held accountable for their behavior and encouraged to achieve their best results.
  • Behavior incidents and achievements are recorded and shared appropriately with staff and parents.
  • Staff continually strives to develop positive values and ethical behavior in members through teaching, discussion and modeling.

    There are efforts to promote these same values and conduct outside the Club.



  • Opening and closing program area as designated by the Youth Development Professional.
  • Changing monthly decoration by the 5th of every month as directed by the Youth Development Professional.
  • Assist Youth Development Professional with member recruitment outside of the Club.
  • Under the direction of the Youth Development Professional, assist with in Club marketing through activities such as posting daily schedules and flyers, announcements, personally visiting with members, and various other techniques deemed necessary.
  • Responsible for recording attendance and participation statistics in program area to be turned in to the Youth Development Professional at the end of every program day.
  • Attend all staff meetings
  • All other duties as assigned by the Youth Development Professional.

Physical and mental requirements:

 - Maintain a high energy level.

 - Be comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.

 - Speak clearly and listen attentively.


Other requirements:

 - CPR and first aid certifications.

 - Maintain a valid driver’s license

 - Meet the eligibility requirements for operating Club vehicle(s).

 - Successfully completes annual physical and drug screening.



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


Job Details

Date Posted May 31, 2018
Date Closes July 30, 2018
Address 7902 North 36th Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Florence Boys & Girls Club
Department Program
Function Plan, deliver, implement a wdie variety of programs for members ages 6-18
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $10.00 - $12.00
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
During the school year, typically Monday thru Friday from 3-8pm. Hours adjusted for summers and breaks
Hours 25 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 9
SOC Category 25-9041.00 Teacher Assistants
Zipcode 68112

This job offers the following benefits

  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Middle School Teacher
  • No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Specialist
  • Reading Specialist
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • Merit Increases