New KH Boys & Girls Club to hold interviews for staffers Tuesday


Boys & Girls Clubs of La Porte County invites interested community members to participate in open interviews this Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Kingsford Heights Elementary School. The organization is currently hiring program leaders for its new Kingsford Heights Club, launching on Monday, Oct. 25.

The Kingsford Heights Club, made possible through a partnership between Boys & Girls Club and La Porte Community School Corporation, will serve Kingsford Heights Elementary School students in kindergarten through fourth grades. Club members will enjoy homework help, mentoring, service opportunities, arts experiences, health and fitness programming, and much more from the time school ends until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Program leaders work directly with youth, facilitating programs and activities that support academic success, character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.

Rates start at $12-$13/hour. A position description may be found at Applicants attending open interviews may print and complete a job application ahead of time, or receive a hard copy onsite.

The Kingsford Heights Club will be the county club’s fifth location. Existing clubs are the Pine Club Extension, Springfield Club Extension and Charles R. Westcott Club in Michigan City, plus the new Westville Club in Westville. All programming is offered to families completely free of charge to ensure the clubs are accessible to all children and families who need them.

For more information about the interviews, contact Chief Executive Officer Michelle Shirk at

Boys & Girls Clubs of La Porte County is a member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, a nationwide affiliation of 4,100 autonomous club organizations. For more information about the county club and its programming, visit

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