Youth Program Assistant

Middle Georgia Community Action Agency
Eastman, GA 31023
$11 an hour - Temporary

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  • $11 an hour

Job type

  • Temporary

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


Eastman, GA 31023

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Job Summary:

The Temporary Youth Program Assistant works with the Youth Program Coordinator in implementing the Summer Camp program for youth in grades K-12.

Summer Camp schedule: This is a temporary position for the 8 Week program.

June 3, 2024 through July 31, 2024. Monday- Friday from 9:30 am-5:00 pm

Are you a recent high school graduate or a current college student? Are you responsible, creative, energetic and enjoy working with youth in a fun environment?

If so, then this is the job for you!


Serves as a Youth Program Assistant in the Summer Camp program by:

  • Interacting appropriately with children and youth using approved child guidance and youth development techniques
  • Being accountable for the whereabouts, safety and well-being of all children and youth in the summer program
  • Leading and facilitating program activities and help prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials to accommodate daily skills
  • Supervising children and youth during daily schedule of indoor and outdoor activities on field trips, outings and special event
  • Promoting and modeling safety, fitness, health and nutrition practices
  • Helps arrange for/serve appropriate snacks/meals, where applicable
  • Observing program participants for signs that may indicate illness, abuse or neglect and reports as directed
  • Ensuring children and youth (as applicable) depart with an authorized person according to written parental instruction
  • Ensuring that the program area is secure and clean and that program equipment is in good condition
  • Actively contribute to the organizational culture of outstanding teamwork
  • Interacting professionally with staff members, parents, supervisors and volunteers
  • Performing other related duties as assigned


Internal: Maintain close daily contact with supervisor, staff and volunteers to receive and provide information.

External: Maintain contact as needed with external community groups, schools, and others.

Minimum Requirements of the Position

  • Must have High School Graduation Diploma
  • One year of experience working with youth; tutoring or mentoring experience is desirable
  • Must be a US citizen; have a Permanent Resident Card, or an alien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551)
  • Must be 25 years of age to drive an agency vehicle
  • Must have and maintain a clean driving record (NOT TO EXCEED 6 PTS)
  • Must have and maintain a criminal history absent of convictions for violent crimes or for any crime against children.
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications (or obtained upon hire)

Job Type: Temporary

Pay: $11.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Eastman, GA 31023 (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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