Part-Time Program Assistant (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Door County, WI
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If you are looking to be a difference maker in the lives of youth, then the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Bay & Lakes Region may be the place for you! The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Bay & Lakes Region serve youth (ages 7-18  years of age) in the Brown, Door, and Shawano communities. As a Club professional, you will be joining an incredible team of fun, caring and passionate staff working to help all children achieve success. In addition to a welcoming and diverse environment, the Club offers all employees competitive pay, ongoing training and development, paid time off, retirement plan & match, growth opportunities, and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for improving people's lives. We value diversity - in backgrounds and experiences - and encourage people from all swaths of life to apply. Together we can build great futures for all youth in our community. 

Position Title: Program Assistant

Type: Part Time

Location: David G. Hatch Unit, 55 S 3rd Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Schedule: School Year: Monday - Friday, 2-6pm, Summer & School Breaks: Hours Vary

Wage: Starting at $15.00/hour

As a Program Assistant, you will responsible for leading engaging activities, providing targeted academic support to our members, and filling-in where needed during program hours. The Program Assistant will cover staff breaks and absences, assist with meal service, general cleaning, and more as assigned by supervisor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Sets and maintains high expectations for members.
  • During shift, supports numerous program areas to cover staff breaks, transition periods, meals, and clean-up.
  • Follow daily schedule and promptly report to different program areas as assigned.
  • Assist with meal & snack prep and service.
  • Facilitate and manage group enrichment activities while maintaining a fun, yet productive environment (10-15 members).
  • Implement the delivery of program components, making certain that participants are engaged and are adequately supervised.
  • Keeps accurate records regarding participating members’ attendance.
  • Communicates with BGC leadership about concerns about individual members’ academic and emotional abilities and needs.
  • Supports the Assistant Unit Manager and other staff in keeping the Clubhouse neat and organized. Ensures that work area fosters physical and emotional safety.
  • Creates a positive atmosphere, fosters teamwork and constructive exchange of ideas with peers. Flexible in programming to support the overall mission of the club.
  • Participates in club-wide events and fieldtrips as needed.
  • Demonstrates respect for other staff members’ time by being prompt to scheduled meetings and well prepared to do your job every day.
  • Flexible with hours as needed for the Club to best serve its members.
  • Utilizes the Youth Development Strategy in alignment with Club rules & policies to maintain a positive behavioral environment. Report severe infractions to supervisor.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Capable of working with groups of children, helping them to focus on homework and enrichment activities.
  • Ability to relate to and be approachable by Club Members and Staff.
  • Demonstrated flexibility to quickly shift between activities
  • Ability to multitask and problem solve.
  • Maturity and strong communication skills.
  • Energy, leadership skills, strong initiative, ability to motivate through positive reinforcement.
  • High school degree or equivalent highly preferred; high school senior with strong interest in education are invited to apply. 
  • Must be at least 18 years old (per Boys & Girls Club of America requirements)

Due to the nature of the work, all offers of employment will be contingent upon a background screen and reference checks.

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.

At-Will Employment
Employment with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Bay & Lakes Region is at-will. This means employment is for an indefinite period of time and it is subject to termination by the employee or employer, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time. Nothing in this posting shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way, the at-will employment status of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Bay & Lakes Region's employees.

Please Note: Upon submitting a completed application, you may be contacted via email by a staff member (