Employment

Program Assistant

Primary Functions

To assist, under the direct supervision of the Program Director in planning and implementing current and new programs of the Nantucket Boy’s and Girl’s Club, as well as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America programs for members.

Key Roles

  • Introduce recreational and educational programs.
  • Encourage member participation in Club activities.
  • Assist the Program Director in selection of boys and girls who, because of special needs, are to be recommended to the proper referral agency.
  • Respond appropriately to behavior issues as a professional in youth development.
  • Be responsible for daily maintenance of program areas.
  • Focus on safety of members with supervision and structured activity.

During summer months, the position shifts as a camp counselor with a variety of tasks separate from school year

Additional Responsibilities

High energy level, comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities; superior interpersonal skills; ability to get along with diverse personalities; tactful, mature; flexible.  Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment.  Excellent oral and written communication skills. Maintain close, daily contact with staff and supervisors. Mandated reporter.

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Experience and knowledge of youth development
  • Ability to mentor and motivate youth
  • CPR and First Aid certified

Physical Demands

  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.
  • Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and lift frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to be outdoors during all seasons

Important Notes

Must be available to work until 8:00pm and on weekends, including teen nights. You must be flexible as determined by the needs of the program.

Summer Program Assistant

Primary Function

Under the supervision of the Summer Program Director, the Summer Program Assistant will help with all aspects of our Summer Program, including various field trips, arts & crafts, field games, and a range of other activities.

Key Roles

  • Focus on the safety of members with supervision and structured activity
  • Create and implement a variety of different programs and activities
  • Encourage member participation in Club activities
  • Respond professionally and appropriately to behavioral issues
  • Be responsible for daily maintenance of program areas

Additional Responsibilities

  • Have a high energy level
  • Display superior interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to get along with diverse personalities
  • Must demonstrate good reasoning abilities and sound judgement at all times
  • Maintain close, daily contact with fellow staff members and supervisors
  • Under MA state law, all employees of the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club are mandated reporters

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Experience and knowledge in youth development
  • To be able to comfortably perform multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to mentor and motivate youth
  • CPR and First Aid certified
  • Lifeguard certification strongly encouraged

Physical Demands

  • Ability to continuously stand or walk
  • Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and lift frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to be outdoors during summer months

Important Notes

Must be available to work the full eight week program, 7:45-4:00, Monday through Friday

Disclaimer:
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.