Program Generalist – Summer Day Camp
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI

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Job Location: Fratney

Job Summary

Responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing programs/activities for Summer Day Camp. Provides leadership, supervision, and development of daily activities and day camp experiences. Works directly with youth during the summer club experience.

Please Note: This is a temporary position in the summer only (not year round employment).

Position Responsibilities

Communicates the philosophy, objectives, standards, and programs of the Boys & Girls Club, through all methods available, to members, their parents and the general public.

Position Tasks

Develops activities and daily camp experience for youth by implementing core area programming.

Works cooperatively with all staff to assure quality activities and programs are promoted and supervised for summer youth programs, specifically for Day Camp participants, to include but not limited to arts & crafts, field trips, games room, health, goal-setting activities, and physical education.

Tracks member participation in assigned program by taking attendance, submitting attendance rosters, and documents results and progress of Day Camp participants.

Assists in problem-solving of conflicts that occur between youth.

Attend staff meetings and confer regularly with the Day Camp Supervisor, as required.

Supervises the care and maintenance of equipment, supplies, and materials.

Stimulates and encourages emotional, social, and educational growth of individual members. Provides guidance to members.

Assists and participates in field trips and outings for Day Camp participants.


Must participate in required trainings by the Clubs, county, state, and/or funders.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach above shoulders, and climb or balance. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Required Skills

Must be able to work cooperatively with others.

Serve as a positive role model who will show concern, fairness, and enthusiasm. Must be self-motivated, punctual, and reliable.

This individual must possess leadership skills and maintain a cheerful attitude.

The ability to demonstrate and gain the respect and confidence of members ages


Must know development characteristic (social, emotional, and physical) of children ages 4-18.

Required Experience

Background in Child Development and comparable techniques.

This person should be at least 19 years old and possess a variety of experiences working with youth. Areas of emphasis could include: Physical Education, Arts & Crafts, and Playground Supervision.

Must possess experience in working with youth between the ages of 4-18 in a group setting.

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