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Crafts Program Specialist - Part Time

TITLE:                                     Crafts Program Specialist – Part Time
PERFORMANCE SOURCE:  Craft Project Instructor
DEPARTMENT:                      Program Services
REPORTS TO:                       Fine Arts Program Director & Club Director
START DATE:                        December 11th – January 4th

PRIMARY FUNCTION:   

The Crafts Program Specialist’s primary responsibility is to instruct and facilitate Craft programs ranging from Pinterest Crafts to higher crafts such as weaving, sewing, knitting, embroidery, stained glass,  Etc.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Prepare Youth for Success

  1. Administer Craft Projects and activities that support Youth Development Outcomes:
  • Plan and implement day-to-day craft activities that give members, K-8, a sense of competence, belonging, influence, and usefulness.
  • Assist in researching and planning Craft based field trips and experiences for members.
  • Ensure that Craft activities promote hands-on learning and members receive instruction and constructive feedback to master the appropriate skills.
  • Plan and Implement short term and long term craft projects.
  • Model skills and demonstrate common practices that are expected of members.
  • Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members and staff.

Program Development and Implementation

  1. Assist the Fine Arts Program Director other Fine Art Specialists to maintain core program goals and settings that insure the health and safety of members. Help to ensure program areas are safe, well ventilated and well lit; and that club equipment is maintained in good working condition.

Supervision

  1. Complete proper record keeping and reporting in a timely manner for: program attendance, disciplinary records, program outcomes & measures, and all other reports designated by the Fine Art Program Director and the Unit Director.
  2. Supervise assigned groups as designated by the Fine Arts Program Director and Unit Director ensuring the safety of members and conduct is maintained.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Help to oversee special programs and/or events (i.e. Art Shows, Concerts, Plays, Youth of the Year and Awards Programs), and/or participate in the implementation of other program or unit activities as necessary.
  2. Collaborate and meet with the Fine Arts Program Director and other Fine Art Program Specialists.
  3. Required to drive to different sites within Weld County periodically.
  4. Required to drive Club vehicles periodically, if over the age of 21.
  5. Required to work special events periodically as needed by the organization.
  6. Other Duties assigned by Supervisors

RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal:  Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor/s to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines/instructions; instruct, and advise/counsel.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Have completed or are currently working to complete a two or four year degree in related field (Studio Art, Art Ed. Elementary Art Ed., etc.) from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge or experience in sculptures, found object art, string art, basket weaving, embroidery, and knitting, or other craft areas within those parameters.
  • Must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Group leadership skills, including and understanding of group dynamics.
  • Demonstrate organization and project management abilities.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE DESIRED:

  • Previous work experience with youth, preferably in an after school or summer enrichment program.
  • Knowledge of organizing and putting on Craft workshops.
  • First-Aid and CPR Certified preferred
  • Commercial Driver’s License

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Valid Driver’s License, and be insurable to drive all Club vehicles if over the age of 21.

To apply, please e-mail your resume to Jesse Baldwin: jbaldwin@bgcweld.org

Program Specialist - Part Time

TITLE:                                      Program Specialist – Part Time
PERFORMANCE SOURCE:   Youth Development Professional
DEPARTMENT:                       Programs
REPORTS TO:                        Clubhouse Director

PRIMARY FUNCTION:   

Responsible for the planning and implementation of a broad range of programs within a designated Boys & Girls Club Core Area, such as Character & Leadership, Health & Life Skills, Education & Career Development, the Arts, and Sports, Fitness, & Recreation.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

Prepare Youth for Success

  1. Assist with the administration of designated Core Programs and activities that support Youth Development Outcomes:
  • Oversee the provision of day-to-day program activities in accordance with established standards and goals.
  • Ensure 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).
  • Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety and development of members and staff.

Program Development and Implementation

  1. Assist the Clubhouse Director and Program Director to maintain Core Program goals and settings that insure the health and safety of members.  Help to ensure program areas are safe, well ventilated and well lit; and that club equipment is maintained in good working condition.

Supervision

  1. Complete proper record keeping and reporting in a timely manner for: program attendance, disciplinary records, program outcomes & measures, and all other reports designated by the Club.
  2. Supervise assigned groups as designated by the Clubhouse Director or the Program Director ensuring the safety of members and conduct is maintained.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Help to oversee special programs and/or events (i.e. Keystone, Youth of the Year and Awards Programs), and/or participate in the implementation of other unit activities as necessary.
  2. Required to drive Club vehicles periodically.
  3. Generate, prepare, and ensure the completion of required reports as they pertain to Club programs, grant requirements, attendance and as assigned by supervisors.
  4. Required to work special events periodically as needed by the organization.
  5. Other Duties as assigned by Supervisors.

RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal:  Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines/instructions; instruct, and advise/counsel.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Have completed or are currently working to complete a two or four year degree in related field from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
  • Demonstrated organizational, staff and project management abilities.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE DESIRED:

  • Previous work experience with youth in an after school or summer enrichment program
  • First-Aid and CPR Certified

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Valid Driver’s License and Commercial Driver’s License, and be insurable to drive all Club vehicles.

To apply, please send your resume to Shelby McConnell: smcconnell@bgcweld.org