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Program Leader (Part-Time)

Job Description
The Program Leader will plan, implement, supervise and promote activities and programs before/after school and during the summer months for children and youth.

This position reports to the Unit Director/Site Coordinator and/or Director of Operations.  This is a part-time position.

Key Roles: (Essential Job Responsibilities)

  • Prepare Youth for Success.
  • Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of Youth Development Outcomes:
    • Promote and stimulate program participation.
    • Provide guidance and role modeling to members.
    • Program Development and Implementation.
  • Effectively implement and administer programs, services and activities for members and visitors to include, but not limited to Project Learn, SMART Moves, Triple Play, Healthy Habits, etc.
  • Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs and appearance of the club at all times.
  • Demonstrate leadership to assure conduct, safety, and development of members.
  • Assist in administering pre/post assessments, as appropriate.
  • Evaluate programs on a continual basis and ensure programs/activities are in keeping with gender and cultural diversity.
    • Oversee proper record keeping and reporting, including activities and events conducted, breakdowns of participation figures, and any member conduct or other issues.
    • Maintain thorough records of attendance, progress in curriculum, and any member conduct or other issues.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • May be required to drive Club van.
  • May be required to answer phones and perform other light administrative duties.


  • Internal:
    • Maintain close contact with Club staff and supervisor to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain or interpret guidelines/instructions; instruct; and advise/counsel.
  • External:
    • Maintain contact with parents or guardians in order to communicate about Club activities, explain or interpret Club guidelines, and address any conduct issues relative to members.
  • May be required to communicate with or work closely with school principals and classroom instructors.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Knowledge of youth development.
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
  • Ability to deal with the general public (both verbal and written).
  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
  • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment.
  • Valid State Driver’s License (van drivers only)

Skills/Knowledge Preferred:

  • Hours completed towards an elementary or secondary education degree.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification.


  • The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.


  • Salary: $12.00-$14.00 per hour
  • Flexible schedule
    • Monday to Friday
  • Part-time position.
  • Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Manhattan, KS 66502:
  • Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • In person

Physical Address:

Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan

220 S. 5th St.

Manhattan, KS  66502


To apply contact Brice Obermeyer at


Boys & Girls Club Website