The Enrichment Specialist is the lead supervisor of youth and teens during youth development programming, facilitating their participation in youth and teen programs. The Enrichment Specialist will:
Prepare and submit lesson plans that meet the individual needs of the participants and the overall goals of the program.
Run activities while being active with youth in the designated activity area;
Check participants in and out of program
Know and understand the safety aspects regarding youth development activity;
Demonstrate a commitment to Y Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility;
Perform additional duties as needed
Enrichment Specialists may manage 1-20 participants and oversee 1 assistant. They are also willing to work at multiple locations within the same region.
Must be able to demonstrate skills/games/activities and explain them clearly.
Responsible for the safety of all participants during class time.
Must work with individuals within a structured/loosely structured environment.
Report to work prepared and adheres to the Y dress code.
Knows emergency procedures and the location of emergency equipment.
Attends meetings, staff meetings, and instructor workshops as required.
Maintains all personal certifications, attending workshops and re-certification training as needed or required.
Keeps all working areas clean and safe.
Responsible for orienting and hosting volunteers and visitors appropriately
Responsible for recruiting youth and families to participate in programs
Additional responsibilities may be asked depending on the nature of the program and any limitations that the staff may have
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs, engage and participate in all enrichment related activities with participants.Accept that quantity of work hours scheduled weekly will fluctuate, and will include night and weekend hours.
Strong skills managing youth
Content matter expert
No prior teaching experience
Prior experience leading youth strongly preferred