Program Instructor

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Company Name: 
Boys & Girls Club of Dawson County
Dates Open: 
Fri, 08/30/2013 - Wed, 10/30/2013

The Program Instructor is primarily responsible for planning, implementing, and delivering varied, exciting, and engaging activities and programs for participating youth ages 5-11. In fulfilling this basic responsibility, the Program Instructor must:

 Ensure that all programs, activities, and educational opportunities are meaningful, age-appropriate, accessible, and respectful with regard to gender, race, cultural background, or socioeconomic status.
 Incorporate the underlying youth development strategy and principles developed by Boys & Girls Clubs of America into all programs, activities, and educational opportunities.
 Ensure that all programs, activities, and educational opportunities take into consideration the stages of physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development for each age range.
 Provide positive guidance and necessary discipline to members to ensure a safe and positive environment.

 Must be at least 16 years of age.  Fundamental knowledge of Boys & Girls Clubs of America programming methods, principles, and strategies preferred.  Ability to teach and counsel youth.  Ability to plan and schedule activities, and maintain that schedule.  Good interpersonal communications skills, especially in dealing with youth.  Ability to accept responsibility and act independently in directing programs.  Ability to quickly adjust program plans, activities and schedules to accommodate unanticipated changes or obstacles.  Ability to make decisions, set and meet goals, and effectively manage crisis situations.
High School Diploma or equivalent required; some college preferred.  Experience in planning, organizing, directing and playing various activities for youth required.
700 Little Street Glendive Montana
$8 per hour/pay by the month
Work Schedule: 
M-F 2:00 -6:00 pm (will work with college schedules to a point)
Contact for Questions: 
Tina Carter or Jen Hawkinson at 377-7999
How to Apply: 
Fill out a generic application at Job Service
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