Camp Henrico Recreation Instructor (Recreation Instructor)
County of Henrico Department of Recreation and Parks - Henrico, VA

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Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, February 25, 2013.
This position is for the Camp Henrico program. Performs recreation work in general or specialized program areas at specified program locations or on a County-wide basis; does related work as required. Essential Duties
Employee will work with children (ages 8-15) in an outdoor day camp setting. Some knowledge, ability and experience leading outdoor activities such as canoeing, archery, fishing, camping skills, nature activities and sports. Able to assist with the planning and implementation of the daily activities and be a positive role model for the participants. Seeking reliable and enthusiastic applicants.

Some knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of community recreation; knowledge of general recreation leadership methods; knowledge of techniques and/or tools used in general or specialized recreation program area; working knowledge of first aid methods and necessary safety precautions necessary for recreation work; ability to stimulate interest in and appreciation for the various aspects of the activities; ability to deal effectively with groups and to maintain discipline and/or control; ability to meet and deal tactfully with the public; ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare reports. Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from high school and one (1) year of related work experience (for basketball camp, one season of basketball camp experience/for sports officials, 20 hours of certified sports officiating experience, meet the minimum-experience requirement); OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Additional Information
The program dates for this position are June 19 - August 16, 2013.
For each part-time recruitment request, employment opportunities for this position may be available throughout the Division in multiple activity areas and/or locations.

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.

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