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  • Part Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: $15 - 20 per hour, position dependent
  • Organization Type: Other

Gene Slay's Girls & Boys Club

Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club is currently hiring several part-time, seasonal positions for our upcoming Summer Camp! Camps are being held at our Soulard (2524 S. 11th St., 63104) & Dutchtown (3216 Pulaski St., 63111) campuses in June and July.

Organization Description:

The mission of Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club (GSGBC) is to empower girls and boys in the St. Louis metropolitan area, especially those who need us most, to realize their physical, intellectual, and emotional potential.

Since 2018, GSGBC has implemented trauma-informed care through its organizational operation and how services are provided to members and their families. GSGBC is currently working with the Conscious Discipline model, a trauma-informed, evidence-based model of social-emotional learning, to implement trauma-informed care in our Clubs. Conscious Discipline helps us to better understand children’s behavior and emphasizes safety, connection, and problem solving. Staff are trained in trauma-informed care and will be provided with the tools to better understand how trauma affects our members, and how they can deal with the behaviors associated with trauma.

GSGBC offers afterschool and summer programming for youth ages 6-16, serving more than 700 youth annually. GSGBC supports youth development and holistic health with programs that include Academics, Athletics, Character Building, Healthy Living, College & Career Readiness and The Arts.

An eight-week Summer Camp is offered June through July, 7:00 am-6:00 pm. Opening staff will arrive at 6:45 am, closing staff will work until the last child is picked up.

Youth Development Specialist – The Youth Development Specialist (YDS) is passionate about working with youth and is responsible for the delivery and implementation of program activities in accordance with the established program plan.  The YDS fosters an environment of positive outcomes for youth and promotes the development of academic, physical, intellectual and emotional potential of our members.

Learning Specialist – The Learning Specialist will serve in a state licensed child care facility and be responsible for designing, implementing, organizing, and supervising all educational programming; providing instruction to youth; collecting and analyzing data for reporting; and implementing of educational activities that align with our core competencies of academic excellence. The Learning Specialist will also support a trauma-informed environment.

Front Desk Clerk – The Front Desk Clerk is responsible for assuring the safety of Club members by maintaining an accurate record of attendance as well as greeting members and the public in a positive manner. They will work closely with Program Staff to ensure the Club adheres to the program schedule.

Food Service – The Food Service Worker is responsible for preparing and/or assembling of meals and snacks and serving accurate portions. They are responsible for adhering to food safety standards, proper food handling and sanitation procedures as well as interacting positively with staff and youth.

Swim Instructor –  The Swim Instructor will instruct members on water safety and proper swim techniques utilizing prepared lesson plans. They will work collaboratively with licensed Lifeguards to ensure pool safety and guidelines are met. They are responsible for evaluating members’ progress through pre and post testing.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

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.

Stand for extended period of time; walk; use hands; reach a with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear
Occasionally required to sit
Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club of St. Louis provides equal employment opportunities to all regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, military service eligibility, veteran status, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.

The position may be financed (in part) (wholly) through an allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of St. Louis’ Community Development Administration.

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