Under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Department, the pupose of this position is to provide a safe and enriching environment for youth program participants and supervise Youth Program Leaders. This is a part-time seasonal position, generally for the summer months only.
Essential Job Functions:
Works with Youth Program Leaders to provide a safe, structured, well-rounded full-day program for participants. This includes leading sports and fine arts activities; supervising participants while swimming; attending field trips; leading community service projects; and, leading team building exercises.
Maintains parent communication including handling sign-out sheet; discussing behavior concerns with parents; reminding parents about payments and other program information; and, attending parent conferences as needed.
Supervises Youth Program Leaders including redirecting Leaders as needed; relaying information from Recreation Programmers/Supervisors; and, attending Program Supervisor meetings.
Performs administrative functions including completing attendance, incident, and behavior reports; and, completing late pick-up forms.
Ensures and performs safety regarding facility use and programs including CPR and First Aid; fire drills; site checks; administering participant medication as directed; and, overseeing sign-out of participants.
Education and Experience:
Graduation from High School or equivalent with experience or desire to work with children and parents, with supervisory experience preferred.
Must have a valid Class C Texas driver's license with a good driving record and ability to maintain while employed.
Ability to obtain American Heart Association CPR and First Aid certifications.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to effectively communicate with staff, children, parents, and the public. Ability to monitor and supervise assigned personnel. Skill in planning, organizing and implementing program activities.
Ability to successfully complete all pre-employment and background checks.
Will be required to work Monday through Friday (varying from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.) beginning in June 2013. Must be able to attend orientation which will be scheduled in May 2013.