STEM Program Specialist

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $20-$25 per hour




521 West 145th Street
New York
New York
United States


The STEM Program Specialist will be dedicated to developing and implementing project-based activities that promote proficiency in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.  This will include providing homework support, tutoring and enrichment activities that strengthen participant confidence in these disciplines and develop critical thinking skills. In addition to STEM activities, the Specialist will also support in the planning and implementation of other club-wide activities that support achievement of participant academic success, good health and wellness and strong character and leadership behaviors. 


KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities) 


  • Lead in planning and facilitation of STEM-focused initiatives, which include Boys & Girls Club of America’s Project Learn, Power Hour, DIY STEM, Summer Brain Gain
  • Utilize curriculum resources effectively to develop STEM programming that supports the success of all members. 
  • Train and manage volunteers on best practices and programming expectations. 
  • Lead in creating and maintaining a culture where STEM/inquiry-based learning is supported and valued
  • Assess individuals member’s interests and proficiency in STEM subjects and plan activities that help to encourage and expose members to STEM
  • Create academic accountability systems that promote member’s own personal education responsibility 
  • Develop effective activity centers for diverse learners
  • Ensure compliance with BGCHarlem policy and procedures, maintain a clean and safe environment of assigned program area. 
  • Conduct safety checks of assigned program area, accurately tracking and monitoring the use of all equipment and supplies


  • Ensure a team-based work environment by communicating effectively and positively with supervisors, co-workers, volunteers, and other community partners
  • Assist in the planning of club programming schedule
  • Make recommendations regarding members’ needs, program ideas and facility needs
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Holds a minimum Bachelor’s Degree in education, applied science or social sciences. 
  • Demonstrated experience working with youth
  • Demonstrated experience in instruction and classroom management
  • Proficient in basic computer skills and use of basic Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel


25-30 hours per week during the school year and 35 hours per week during school vacation weeks and the summer. 


·     This position requires the ability for employees to stand 

·     It may also be required to walk for long periods of time

Level of Language Proficiency

Speaking proficiency in Spanish

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, three references and resume to