Part Time Program Specialists – Boys & Girls Clubs of the Corridor – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Boys & Girls Clubs of the Corridor

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The Program Specialist will organize, supervise, and implement a variety of projects and activities within Boys & Girls Clubs core programs: character and leadership development, education and career development, the arts, health and life skills, and sports, fitness, and recreation. He or she functions within the policies of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Corridor and must be able to work effectively with youth, Club staff, parents, volunteers, schools and community agencies. In addition, the Program Specialist helps improve member participation and morale through developing innovative and exciting programs. He or she also helps prevent member turnover by identifying individual and general member needs and motivational issues.

  • Develop, implement and direct programs at designated Club unit.
  • Plan and implement a variety of activities and projects in the five core programs: Character & Leadership Development; Education, Career Development & Technology; The Arts; Health & Life Skills; and Sports, Fitness, & Recreation.
  • Develop programs which encourage active youth leadership and decision-making.
  • Assist with scheduling of programs, activities and special outings for the Club unit.
  • Be a positive role model and mentor to members to help them make appropriate choices about their educational, personal, physical, social, emotional and vocational needs.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, unit events, and organization wide events as requested.
  • Meet regularly with Club staff and departmental heads from other units.
  • Contribute to the creation of the overall Club’s climate for positive youth development.
  • Establish a program setting that insures the health and safety of all members.
  • Assist with projects as assigned by the Director of Operations.

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience in working with children
  • Knowledge of youth development
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems
  • Ability to deal with the general public
  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth
  • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications
  • Valid State Driver’s License
COVID-19 Considerations:
All employees are expected to wear a mask while working, all kids are expected to wear a mask while at club.
Experience: 1 year relevant experience preferred

Typical hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 5:30 pm

Application Process:
Email resume to Nick Cappussi at