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Boys & Girls Clubs of Southcentral AlaskaUtqiagvik, AK
  • 10 an hour - Part-time, Temporary
  • The Barrow Boys & Girls Clubs is seeking a Temporary YDP1-Jr. Staff to assist in the supervision of school age youth and the safe coordination of activities provided within the Boys & Girls Clubs' five core program areas.
  • Efforts will result in a recreation program with high energy and activity level that is highly patronized by members, and an atmosphere that is positive and inviting to all members.
  • Contribute to an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes.
  • Youth Development Strategy is used in all interactions with youth.
  • Help to promote and stimulate program participation through, but not limited to, ensuring quality bulletin boards, posters and banners highlighting youth achievement and activities, and reflecting members' work and input.
  • Greet members and participate in their club orientation process; conduct club tours.
  • Provide positive guidance and role modeling to members.
  • Assist with implementing department activities and other events as directed.
  • Assist members with homework.
  • Maintain accurate inventories of equipment and materials related to assigned program area and notify supervisor of any shortages or items needing repair.
  • Assist in maintaining equipment and facility, program areas and supplies, ensuring a consistently clean, inviting appearance and an environment that is safe for members and staff.
  • Assess facility needs and perform janitorial and minor maintenance duties, including but not limited to: cleaning walls, floors and restrooms; removing trash; removing ice and snow from walkways; changing light bulbs; repairing equipment.
  • Immediately correct safety concerns such as spills on floor, equipment not stored correctly, doors left unlocked, etc.
  • Move throughout activity area without disrupting youth traffic flow and activities.
  • Recognize and react quickly to problems arguing, bullying, fighting, horseplay—and stop the undesirable activity quickly, using Boys & Girls Clubs Effective Guidance and Discipline principles.
  • Respond to injuries and signs of illness, and ensure emergency procedures are followed.
  • Complete incident reports timely and accurately per Boys & Girls Clubs policies and procedures.
  • Observe BGC policies and procedures at all times.
  • Develop familiarity with and participate in Commitment to Quality Process.
  • Identify high needs youth (e.g., those at risk for abuse, neglect, gang involvement, substance abuse, depression, suicide), and report to supervisor for follow-up/profiling or mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse.
  • Complete all required training courses as scheduled and continue to update and maintain current skills.
  • Ensure a productive work environment by participating in required staff meetings.
  • Maintain close, daily communication with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instructions; instruct, and advise/counsel.
  • Provide customer service to adults and other user groups in the facility.
  • Report for duty and work assigned shifts with punctual and reliable attendance.
  • Accurately record hours worked and complete timesheets by required payroll deadline
  • Demonstrate flexibility to changing priorities and assume additional duties as required.
  • May participate in special outreach programs and/or events.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.)
  • Currently enrolled in or graduate of high school or equivalency degree program.
  • Between age 14 and 18 and current Boys & Girls Club membership in good standing.
  • Must complete Job Ready or Career Launch program prior to hire.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally, including ability to communicate with youths and get their attention when they are playing and environment is noisy.
  • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe manner.
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks at one time correctly.
  • Ability to maintain good relations with peers and general public.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends as required and adapt to schedule changes.
  • Must pass criminal records check.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Creativity and high energy level.
  • If you meet these qualifications, please apply.
  • Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application.

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