The Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD) is looking for a Part Time Recreation Coordinator for After School Programs and Camps. The Recreation Coordinator plans, coordinates, and supervises recreation and community service programs in addition to directly supervising temporary/seasonal part time team members.
After School Programs: Assist in development and coordination of after school programs. This includes supervising, training, evaluating and coaching part time staff. There are 23 after school programs that employ approximately 170 part time staff. (10 kindergarten programs and 13 1-5th grade programs)
Camps: Independently develop, staff, and oversee school year and summer camps. This includes supervising, training, evaluating and coaching part-time staff. School year camps include single day and week-long camps during the school year for days the children do not have school. Summer camps include two 8-10 week long traditional day and sports camps.
The ideal candidate will be organized and have experience overseeing recreation programs. This person will have excellent customer service and leadership skills along with excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written. The facets of excellent communication skills include being transparent, tactful, diplomatic and empathetic to parents, children, fellow staff and the public.
This person will also be self-motivated, a self-starter, team player and efficient with their time and work-related assignments. This also includes someone with the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve issues for positive resolution as they arise.
In addition to those desired competencies, the ideal candidate will round all of that out with an outgoing and warm personality that makes him or her approachable by those they interact with (public and staff). A college degree in Recreation or a related field is highly desired.
This position is a part-time, extended position. Employee will not exceed 29 hours per week. Recreation Coordinator will work varying hours.
This job posting will be open through January 13, 2019.
ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:May include, but are not limited to, the following:
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: