Recreation Leader-Summer Camp
Island Recreation Center
Recreation Leaders assist and/or supervise with the implementation of recreation programming including the After School Recreation Club, Summer Camp, and other programs planned and coordinated by the Preschool and Youth Department.
Must have the ability to demonstrate and/or show competency in the following areas:
Supervising youth and presenting positive role modeling through all interactions with program participants
Be reliable and dependable
Work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing/planning needs
Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making
Be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
All behaviors comply with the Employee Manual and Preschool & Youth Programs Handbook.
Provide leadership and guidance to the program participants through the ability to motivate, lead, guide and teach children in an afterschool or camp setting.
Provide program participants with a positive environment by conducting daily recreational activities such as sports, games, dance, exercise, media, arts & crafts and other activities.
Implement positive discipline techniques and group management
Maintain the highest standards of health and safety by keep the program participants best interest in mind at all times.
Observe safety precautions; correct minor safety problems and immediately report safety concerns to the supervisor; conduct activities in a safe manner maintain discipline at indoor and outdoor recreation areas including; pool, playground, gym, classrooms, field, etc.
Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, program participants and parents.
Be flexible and a team player, working in collaboration with your team.
Always be customer service oriented and adhere to all Island Recreation Association standards.
Maintain a clean and orderly facility.
Wear assigned uniform including staff shirt and name badge with whistle.
Attend all required staff meetings and functions.
Represent the Island Recreation Center as a role model of honest, caring, respect and responsibility.
Education & Work History
Must be 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Experience working with children of varied ages.
Must have adequate hearing to respond to members and interact with the public.
Ability to stand for up to 5 hours.
Ability to life up to 50 pounds.
Ability to run up to 100 yards in case of an emergency.
Currently have excellent health and be free of communicable diseases.
Start Date: 5/27/16Apply Online Here Apply By Email