The Club Teen Center Art Assistant

Responsibilities

Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control

Ability to communicate and work with a variety of ages and skill levels

Ability to teach and lead various recreational activities

Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes and attracts members with appropriate displays, information and recognition.

Plan activities that give teens the opportunity to express themselves creatively

Facilitate activities that give teens a sense of accomplishment that comes from mastering techniques and completing projects

Use group management skills to engage all teens in daily activities

Promote and stimulate program participation, including the area of health, wellness and fitness.

Register new members and participate in their club orientation process.

Provide guidance and role modeling to members.

Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities as assigned, for drop-in members and visitors.

Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance and cleanliness of the unit at all times.

Prepare periodic activity reports.

May be required to drive club van.

May participate in special programs and/or events.

Mandated child abuse reporter.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED

Experience in working with teens

Knowledge of youth development

Proven ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems

Good communications skills both verbal and written

Ability and commitment to role model and promote a life style of health, wellness and fitness to members and their families.

Proven ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.

Be certified in CPR/First Aid or willing to obtain

Valid driver’s license and good driving history

Physical and Mental Requirements

Must be able to interact physically with children during program activities.

Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.

Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Must be able to think clearly and concisely.

Must be able to function in a loud environment with high energy interacting with multiple aged members.

Must be able to work in a variety of environments, including outdoor activities possible trip assignment.

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