Program Specialist

Burlington, WA
Salary: $14.40 to $16.70 /hour

Position: Program Specialist

Supervisor: Site Coordinator

Location: Allen Elementary School, Burlington, WA

Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt, Seasonal

Wage: $14.40 – $16.70/hr DOQ/DOE

Hours:18 – 22 Hours Weekly

General Description:

Under the supervision of the 21st Century Site Coordinator, the Program Specialist is responsible for providing quality evidence-based and/or curriculum-centered programming to participants in the 21st Century Program in a safe, supportive, experiential learning environment. The Program Specialist will primarily focus their specific efforts in one of three outcome areas: Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, or Good Character & Citizenship. Program Specialists may work at more than one site location.


  • HS Diploma minimum, AA preferred
  • Experience working with youth
  • Possess the ability to remain poised, positive, and energetic in a busy work environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively using written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with staff, partners, parents and community
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Preference of candidates with Lego Robotics/Digital Photography/Fine & Performing Arts/other specialized abilities and experience
  • Preference of candidates with familiarity and training in YPQA/I
  • Preference for Bilingual/literate candidates (English – Spanish/Mixtec/Triqui) – $1/hr wage differential provided

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan and implement programs and activities that are long-term based, supported by established curricula, and that provide specific enrichment opportunities that support desired outcomes
  • Provide a safe environment for all participants, staff, partners, and families
  • Document and report on implementation efforts, with a high degree of detail and sensitivity
  • Assist in creating a learning environment celebrating discovery and achievement
  • Collaborate with community agencies and partners in providing educational enrichment to participants
  • Report any academic advancement limitations immediately
  • Request all supplies, materials, and support in a timely manner
  • Maintain a clean, well-organized working environment
  • Facilitate and provide any necessary translation functions, both oral and written when able
  • Assist with the planning and facilitation of special projects and events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Human Resource Cultivation Plan:

  • Positions close when filled
  • Veterans and Miltary spouses are encouraged to apply
  • Successful applicants will be interviewed, as needed

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