Recreation Assistant (Seasonal/Part-time)

Department: Parks & Recreation Job Term: Summer/Seasonal Annual Range: Hourly Range: Minimum $10.10 per hour FLSA: Non-Exempt Grade: QD Class Code (Job Code): 8935 POSITION SUMMARY:

Candidates will supervise and assist (morning or afternoon), primarily, the safety and instruction of recreational participants. Help organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, drama, social recreation, camping, and other hobbies. The position reports to the Recreation Center Leader.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Demonstrate a high level of professionalism & courtesy at all times in relating to parents/children and coworkers in carrying out the services & activities of the day camp program. Provide constant supervision to ensure the safety of the children. Report ALL injuries (major or minor) to the Day Camp Director or Assistant Director immediately. Work in a harmonious manner with fellow staff members to ensure smooth operation of the day camp program. Schedule and conduct organized activities each day. Ensure that children are signed in/out to the proper parent/guardian before child leaves premises. Parent or guardian must initial sign-in/out sheet when picking up child. Clean snack area and program area after use; properly store supplies and equipment. Provide a special event during the last week of program Perform other related duties as assigned or as necessary MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Willing to accept temporary employment. Must be 18 years of age or older. Must pass background check. Must have reliable transportation. Previous experience in a recreation setting working with youth is preferred.