Program Lead


Program Lead

@ Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana

Reports to: Unit Director

Non-Exempt Position:

  • School year: Up to 30 hours per week. Generally, be available from 1 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Summer: Up to 40 hours with availability from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Club Director, the Program Lead is responsible for programming that contributes to the growth and development of our members. This position looks to other clubs and for best programs to implement at our club. This position also helps supervise and motivate part-time staff. Must be cooperative, friendly and create a safe and harmonious environment, and abide by and support the Club mission.


  • Create & Manage Club Programs:
    • Create and manage programs for the club
    • Manage supplies needed for programs, including storage within the club
    • Utilize and other clubs to find best practices
    • Connect with potential partners in the community to bring in programs
    • Work with grants director in obtaining all necessary information from members
    • Facilitate surveying members to get feedback on programs

  • Safety and Security:
    • Ensure program areas are safe and that the Club equipment is maintained in good working condition
    • Adhere to all safety measure policies in place at the club which may include wearing PPE, frequent hand washing, and staying home when you are sick.


  • Supervision:
    • Assist in leading and supervising part-time staff
    • May help with some interviewing/hiring
  • Relationships:
    • Maintain daily contact with program and administration staff
    • Maintain contact with members and parents as needed


  • Demonstrate the ability to:
    • Maintain a high energy level; comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
    • Regularly required to speak clearly and hear the spoken word as well
    • Render excellent judgment skills; selecting the most appropriate course of action in a given situation
    • Ability to resolve conflict and potential crises as the arise
  • Skills:
    • Communication Skills: Informing, presenting, writing
    • Decision Making Skills: Analyzing
    • Personal Initiative Skills: Organizational awareness, professional development, striving for excellence
    • Planning Skills: Action planning and organizing, monitoring, and analyzing
    • Leading by example: Serving as a role model by demonstrating responsible professional and ethical behavior
    • Safety, Health, and Environment: Fostering organizational wellness

DISCLAIMER The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

Salary Range: $14/hour



  • Knowledge:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of customer service, working with children, and program development and management
    • Ability to create/manage programs to contribute to push for youth development
    • Ability to supervise part-time staff and volunteers during club programs
  • Education and Age Requirements:
    • High school diploma or higher
    • Must be 18 or older
  • Experience:
    • Experience in a youth serving organization preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to create a positive environment for all youth is required
    • Experience with creating/managing programs preferred.
    • Experience leading peers

How to Apply:

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Location: New Iberia, LA
Date Posted: April 01, 2024
Application Deadline: May 01, 2024
Job Type: Full-time