Program Specialist

Mount Vernon, WA
Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour

Position: 21st Century Program Specialist

Supervisor: Site Coordinator

Status: Part-Time

Locations: Mount Baker Middle School or LaVenture Middle School

Wage: $12.00 – 14.00/hr DOQ/DOE

Hours: 12-25 Hours Weekly

General Description:

Under the supervision of the 21st Century Site Coordinator, the Program Specialist is responsible providing quality evidence-based and/or curriculum-centered programming to participants in grades 6-8 through 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
  • Demonstrated experience working with youth
  • 21 or older to work with teens
  • 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 & PerformingArts/other specialized abilities and experience
  • Preference of candidates with familiarity and training in YPQA/I
  • Preference for Bilingual/literate candidates

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
  • Assist with the planning and facilitation of special projects and events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Human Resource Cultivation Plan:

  • Positions close when filled
  • Successful applicants will be interviewed, as needed

Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit Counties is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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