Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 05-Mar-2018 to 04-Apr-2018
  • - Girls Inc.
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is seeking a program specialist to deliver programs for girls between the ages of 6 and 18 years of age in alignment with the Girls Inc. programming philosophy. Candidates must have a background working with youth, knowledge of youth development, experience working with diverse groups, promoting a positive environment for youth and facilitating programs for groups of youth. An Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree and 1+ years of experience in planning and implementing programs that achieve established outcomes, preferred.

Major Areas of Responsibilities

Delivery of Girl Programs
•  Plan and deliver 12-15 programs per program cycle for girls, ages 6-18, that achieve established outcomes;
•  Represent Girls Inc. by being punctual and well-prepared at all times;  
•  Ensure the safety and positive discipline of girl participants;
•  Create and maintain an effective learning environment in alignment with Girls Inc. programming philosophy;
•  Maintain program materials, required attendance records, delivery of curriculum, outcome measurement activities, and program surveys;
•  Enter data pertaining to attendance rosters and outcome measurement activities for each program in a timely manner;
•  Cooperate and communicate effectively with program support coordinators and supervisor about the programs' progress, problems, and successes;
•  Maintain and clean program area at program partner location before, during, and after activities;
•  Return program materials to Girls Inc. when not in use;
•  Serve as a positive role model for participants, site contacts, and the community;
•  Have availability from 7:30am through 5:30pm, Monday through Friday, with the occasional weekend and evenings.
 
Specific Responsibilities of the Position

Serve as Young Women in Leadership Program Specialist
•  Assist Coordinator in implementation of program;
•  Communicate with parents and program participants with intentionality and purpose as outlined in the program framework;
•  Share recommendations for program activities that align with established outcomes;
•  Assist in recruitment of potential program participants;  

Serve as Summer Camp Parent Engagement Specialist 
•  Follow up with parents/guardians expressing concerns regarding girl participants;
•  Share updates with parents/guardians regarding participants' involvement in program activities; 
•  Collect payments from parents/guardians and follow up with parents/guardians regarding balances.
 
Oversee Program Material Process
•  Manage the program material supply inventory list;
•  Assist the Director of Programs with updating the handout ordering lists for each program cycle;
•  Serve as project manager for volunteers that assist with program material process; 
•  Meet deadlines for program material process calendar.

Support Program Department
•  Enter data pertaining to attendance rosters, permission slips and outcome measurement activities as requested by supervisor;
•  Meet deadlines for entering program data entry as outlined by the agency;
•  Share recommendations for program activities and supplies for program materials that align with established outcomes;
•  Act as a program substitute for other program facilitators as requested.
 
Additional responsibilities
•  Communicate regularly with Director of Programs; 
•  Submit all employee timesheets, mileage forms, and other financial forms on a regular basis by agency deadline(s); 
•  Adhere to Girls Inc.'s policies, mission, vision, and standard operating procedures;
•  Participate in meetings, trainings, and conferences to further professional development;
•  Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
•  Represents Girls Inc. in a professional way in all settings
•  Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills; 
•  Experience in working with diverse populations, be tactful, mature, and flexible; 
•  Demonstrates professional ethics and integrity; 
•  Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, flexible and adaptable in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Education & Experience
•  Achieved at least an Associate's degree in Education, Human Development, Gender Studies, Social Work or related field, Bachelor's degree preferred;
•  Minimum six months of experience in facilitating programs for groups of youth;
•  Skill in working with diverse groups and encouraging cooperative group work;
•  Creative and innovative program implementation style;
•  Reliable and consistent method of transportation;
•  Proficient in Microsoft Office and experience in database systems.

If you are interested in inspiring girls in greater Indianapolis to be strong, smart and bold, please apply now.

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