Summer Youth Development Professional

TITLE:                                           Summer Youth Development Professional

REPORTS TO:                             Chief Operations Officer

Job Summary:

Supervise a group of children in a classroom setting and manage the group throughout the day to various rooms and food services. Classroom ages range from 6-18 years old.

The position runs May 20, 2024 to August 23, 2024.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience in working with children
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems
  • Good communications skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Arrive for work on time and be ready to work.
  • Supervise 12-18 children in program rooms.
  • Create a stimulating environment through means of creative lesson planning, and bulletin boards.
  • Must be able to respond appropriately and use good judgment when dealing with children, parents, and emergencies. Complete attendance and accident forms completely as necessary and give to Program Director.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment, making sure all equipment is in working order and put away at the end of the day. Wash windows, tables, and counter tops. Sweep, vacuum, and mop as needed.
  • Maintain consistent rules to assure proper and appropriate discipline and group management.
  • Plan and implement interesting and fun daily programs in the areas of art, gym, playground, large group, small group, and free choice time.
  • Conduct all Club programs in a way that promotes sportsmanship and fair play.
  • May be asked to do other duties, which benefit the organization
  • Mandated child abuse reporter.
  • Must understand that children will become distraught, fussy, or won’t quit crying. Staff must first attempt to determine the cause of distress, do whatever possible to soothe the child, and if needed, call the director for assistance.
  • Have FUN!

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.
  • 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.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday


  • First Aid Certification (Preferred)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)


 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.

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