Youth Development Program Assistant

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organization:Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland
position summary:

The Program Assistant ensures that youth development principles are incorporated into programs and activities. He/she is directly responsible to the Program Director.

Salary / Pay Rate:$8.00 to 10.00 per hour
Required Skills and Abilities:Position Responsibilities: 1. Assist in the planning, implementation and delivery of exciting and engaging programs and activities for youth ages 7-18. 2. Ensure the incorporation of character development, age appropriate and gender-specific programs and activities. 3. Ensure that culturally diverse programs are implemented. 4. Provide guidance and discipline to ensure a safe and positive environment for youth. 5. Maintain and care for applicable equipment and supplies. 6. The Program Assistant is willing to work in a variety of program areas as needed. Position Requirements • Meeting established schedules/deadlines as part of normal routine; accepting a variety of daily activities while maintaining high accuracy requirements. • Maintaining confidentiality in all assignments and responsibilities. • Setting Standards: Leadership position where performance and overall organization expectations are modeled.
Qualifications:The Program Assistant must have a high school degree or currently be working towards a degree. He/she must possess knowledge of youth development principles and practices and a minimum of one-year experience working with youth is preferred. If the Program Assistant is needed to drive a Club vehicle he/she must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid Driver’s License.
Education Required:High School or equiv.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer