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Youth Program Specialist

Company: Phoenix Country Club
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Phoenix Country Club Youth Programs Specialist is responsible for overseeing, planning, and directing the Club's youth programs and family activities to include Family Night, Firebird Programs and any Club related member functions. The Youth Programs Specialist will lead in the planning, initiation, and development of new youth programs and family activities, in accordance with established departmental goals and objectives. Does related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

-This individual must be highly organized, prompt, creative and outgoing
-Event Planning and Coordination: Oversee all aspects of event planning, from concept development and budgeting to vendor selection, finalization, and day-of coordination
-Vendor Management: Collaborate with vendors and suppliers to negotiate contract and manage logistics
-Creative Input: Provide creative input and design suggestions to create unique and personalized events
-Develop a "tween" and teen program.
-Plan, implement and oversee Friday Family Night youth activities.
-Assist in hiring, supervising, and training counselors, and other team members assisting with youth and child events.
-Energetically and enthusiastically interact with all members and their children daily. Develop ideas for youth activities and action plans for increasing opportunities and participation.
-Work closely with the Membership and Communications Team to identify member needs and advertise all youth events and functions.
-Work closely with the Food and Beverage Team in constructing and implementing Club Family Events.
-Attend and assist with youth events in Aquatics, Tennis, Golf, and Fitness.
-Leads a variety of activities and outings designed to benefit program participants.
-Maintains and reviews case records/incident reports and modifies participant programs as needed.
-Prepares oral and/or written reports concerning program activities, objectives and effectiveness.
-May participate in the development of program budget, applications for funding and the disbursement of funds.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


-High School degree required. College degree desired, preferably in, Hospitality, Marketing or Communications, Sports Management or Education.
-Minimum of 3 years experience in event planning and implementation.
-Strong organizational skills.
-Excellent oral and written business English communication skills, ability to use computer and Microsoft Office package.
-Self-starter, independent worker without direct supervision in a fast-paced environment.
-Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective relations.
-The ability to attain any required licenses or certificates, such as First Aid/CPR, Childcare certification, etc.
-Must be extremely accurate and detail oriented.
-Youth Activities experience is required and previous private club experience is highly desired.
-Must have a positive attitude, maintain a professional demeanor at all times, and be willing to help others.
-Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings, weekends and holidays.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Keywords: Phoenix Country Club, Phoenix , Youth Program Specialist, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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