Program Coordinator (Full-Time)

The Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster

Position: Program Coordinator (Full-Time)

Supervisors: Clubhouse Director

Department: Core Staff

Hours: Monday-Friday, 12-8 p.m. (some weekends required)

Salary/Rate: $28,000-$30,000 per year

Location: Program Coordinators will be assigned to one Clubhouse but may be asked to cover at other Clubhouse locations when necessary.


General Function: Under the leadership of the Clubhouse Director, Program Coordinators plan, supervise, and lead structured activities that are designed to empower youth, ages 6-18, to excel in school, become good citizens, and lead healthy, productive lives.



Youth Development

• Be a responsible and positive adult role model

• Engage Club members with a high level of enthusiasm and energy

• Promote and motivate participation in Club activities through bulletin boards, posters, and word of mouth

• Inspire Club members to make good choices about their educational, personal, physical, social, and emotional needs

• Provide recognition to members through positive validations, healthy incentives, and affirmation on a regular basis Clubhouse Safety

• Set clear boundaries for Club members by enforcing Club rules and policies

• Continually monitor and supervise the safety and behavior of all Club members

• Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work environment

• Supervise food service operation Part-Time Staff Supervision

• Maintain clear communication about schedules and lesson plans with part-time staff

• Provide continuous guidance and coaching to part-time staff Professionalism

• Plan and adhere to the Clubhouse schedule

• Accurately track program attendance and outcomes

• Complete assigned tasks on time with minimal supervision

• Attend and make a positive contribution to team meetings and staff trainings

• Maintain smooth flow of communication with other staff and volunteers


• High School Diploma or GED

• Experience in youth development, education, or recreation (i.e. coaching) preferred

• Familiarity with the diverse population that the Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster serves


• Ability to adjust to a fast pace of work, think on your feet, and use common sense

• Ability to manage a group of kids with distractions/interruptions

• Ability to relate to and motivate youth of various ages

• Ability to resolve conflict and manage behavior

• Ability to communicate effectively with families, staff, volunteers, and Club supporters

• Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

• Ability to stand for long periods of time

• Ability to watch and listen to youth activities

• Ability to move easily across a variety of indoor and outdoor surfaces

• Ability to bend and lift a minimum 25 pounds

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