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Program Manager

Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County

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Are you wanting to make a difference, impact local youth, and have the best job ever? Looking for more than a career? Are you searching for a mission where you Inspire and Empower all young people to reach their full potential? If building a strong community is your passion OUR team is for you!

Job Summary:
The Program Manager oversees all programming for youth grades Kindergarten through 12th during program hours. This position emphasizes strategic growth for Teens, workforce readiness, college prep programming, mental health, and special events. Successful programming includes academic success, character development, and healthy lifestyles.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees effective planning, preparation, and implementation of fun, purposeful youth programs including games and activities, competitions, small group programs, service projects, and special programming
  • Creates, communicates, and implements program schedule for after school and summer programs including athletics, arts, and academic reinforcement
  • Promote Club programming to meet youths’ needs; develop growth in number of youth served, programs offered, and opportunities available to Club members
  • Trains, implements, and supervises safety protocols for club members, staff, and the community
  • Supervise and support team members within specific program areas to support needs and Club growth goals
  • Connect and engage with community members to support volunteer and program needs
  • Ability to uphold the organization’s mission and values
  • Other duties as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a role overseeing school-ages children in a group supervision setting
  • Knowledge of youth development strategies; must have sound judgement regarding safety
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate in both small and large group settings
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, Leadership, Board Members, community members and other related agencies
  • Proficiency in using a variety of computer software applications, specifically Microsoft Office suite
  • Reliable transportation, safe driving record, active driver’s license, and automobile insurance
  • Position may require standing/sitting for extended periods of time, reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, bending at the waist, and ability to lift, carry, pull or otherwise move objects up to 20lbs

Job Type: Full-time


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