Overview

Position Title:Recreation Leader

Company:City Of Douglas Nv

Location:Douglas, NV, US

Job Description:

The recruitment will be used to fill vacancies that work up to 19 hours per week with temporary Summer Camp hours (June thru August 2021) 30-40 hours weekly, no benefits.┬áPosition is for Kahle’s Community Center Kid’s Club as well as helping with Special Events and Summer Camp.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and conduct of recreation programs and activities, including direct supervision and guidance of youth participants; prepares lesson plans and leads games and craft activities; works as primary contact at camps and during off-site trips.
  • Maintains records of programs and activities including, but not limited to, rosters, daily roll sheets/attendance records, time cards, and emergency contacts; ensures up-to-date and accurate contact list for parents and/or legal guardians and ensures that children are picked up in accordance with authorizations on file.
  • May receive funds at events; maintains accurate inventory of program supplies, games, crafts, etc.; participates in the shopping/ordering of supplies and snacks.
  • Inspects facility to ensure youth safety and maintains a clean and organized recreational area; cleans up spills and unsanitary conditions when they occur.
  • Prepares supplies and materials for programs and activities and prepares snacks; arranges chairs, tables, and sporting or exercise equipment in designated rooms or other areas for scheduled group activities; operates audiovisual equipment, as needed.
  • Coordinates activities of assigned staff; prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; coaches, instructs, and provides training to employees as necessary; prepares activity and snack schedules; participates in training opportunities and attends staff meetings.
  • Periodically drives children and other staff in a van for off-site activities; monitors trip petty cash and activities of youth during recreational trips or tours; disciplines youth participants according to established policies and procedures, as necessary.

 

Requirements:

  • Basic arithmetic.
  • Correct English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Basic record keeping practices.
  • Basic understanding of recreation activities.
  • Basic understanding of Child Development and child abuse recognition.
  • Standard office practices and procedures, including filing and the operation of standard office equipment.
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, often in situations which may be stressful.