Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District
  • Recreation
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • 15.50-16
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Job Title: Recreation Leader Project HYPE
Department: Recreation
Reports to: Program Lead
Pay Rate: Pay range starts at $15.50 per hour
Locations: Valley Oak Park, 1150 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95864

The Recreation Leader will be assigned a variable schedule that will typically require 4-6 hours per weekday between the hours of 7:30am and 1:30pm, but schedules and hours will vary based on camp enrollment. Weekend trainings will take place between the hours of 8am and 5pm. Position will start on June 5 and end August 4, 2022. Applications will be accepted through April, 2023 unless all positions are not filled.

Job Summary: Responsible for the direct supervision of a group of 8-13 year old children in a summer day camp program. Under the direction of the Program Lead, supervises assigned camp participants and assists with the planning, organizing, implementing, leading and monitoring of Summer Camp activities to provide quality recreational camp experiences for the children enrolled.

Essential Functions:
Maintains a sincere interest in providing each child with a positive summer camp experience.
Assists with the planning, organizing, implementing, leading and monitoring of Summer Camp activities.
Prepares leads and participates in health and wellness related recreational activities for school-age children such as games, sports, and healthy lifestyle
Supervises and accounts for assigned participants at the day camp location; ensures sign in and out procedures are followed.
Demonstrates a positive, courteous and enthusiastic attitude with the children, parents and camp personnel in day to day activities.
Acts as a liaison between the parents, children, camp staff, Program Lead and Recreation Coordinator.
Attends all preseason and ongoing staff meetings and training sessions.

Assists in keeping the camp site neat and clean and all equipment and supplies in good order.
Follows District policies and procedures.
Follows safety procedures and renders first aid as required; responds to emergency situations as they arise and follows emergency procedures; assists
Program Lead to ensure that accidents and incidents are promptly documented and reported.
Actively encourage and live the District's mission.
Performs other duties as required.
Provide nonbiased and fair direction to Youth Mentors, and act as a role model.
Communicate, delegate, review, and follow-up on planned recreational activities
Conduct regular safety checks of your area, and correct hazardous situations immediately
Desire to work collaboratively on a team

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
Minimum Education required: High School Diploma or GED preferred. Experience in a children's day care program or recreational day camp program or equivalent experience in a leadership and program planning role preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required: Knowledge of recreational activities
appropriate for school age children. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, children, parents, and volunteers. Leadership and organizational skills. Ability to use independent judgment and take appropriate action to ensure the safety of children and staff. Ability to deal with emergencies and stressful situations.

Other requirements:
All applicants must be fingerprinted and pass pre-employment background check.
Reliable transportation to and from work.

Physical Job Description:
Typical Working Conditions: Outdoor recreational facilities; frequent public contact; exposure to sun, heat and inclement weather. Schedule may vary.
Equipment Used: Telephone, equipment cart, arts and crafts supplies, and sports equipment.
Essential Physical Tasks: Frequently participates in strenuous physical activities, such as running, sports and other related camp activities, in outdoor locations. Frequent monitoring of children requiring the ability to detect and respond to emergency situations and provide CPR or First Aid as required. Must lift or carry lunchbox containers. Must push or pull the equipment cart.

Physical Demands: Frequently required to lift or carry up to 10 pounds. Occasionally required to lift or carry up to 30 pounds. Frequently required to push or pull up to 30 pounds. Frequently required to walk, run, stand for long periods of time, reach, kneel, squat, sit, and bend while monitoring children and participating in camp activities. Hearing and speech adequate to communicate in person and over the phone. Vision adequate to monitor children and read fine print. Manual dexterity to grasp and hold objects, use fine manipulation, write, and operate telephone.

This is a seasonal position.

State law requires that applicant selected for the position must complete fingerprint process to check for or verify conviction record; TB test clearance also required.

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