City of Kentwood
  • 07-Jun-2021 to 21-Jun-2021 (EST)
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Kentwood, MI, USA
  • $12.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

The City of Kentwood Parks and Recreation department are seeking qualified applicants for a seasonal Recreation Leader position. This position provides recreational opportunities for the youth during the summer months in Kentwood parks. Staff members will lead children in games, sports, crafts and recreational activities during the REACH (Recreation Education through Alternative Choices for a Healthier Life) program. Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and implementing varied, structured, and organized recreational and enrichment activities.
  • Completing forms and reports that are required by the department.
  • Supervising program participants, assigned youth staff, volunteers, the work site, and special field trips.
  • Positively interacting with all children participating in the REACH program.
  • Reporting concerns or issues to the Supervisor.
  • Ensuring safety and inclusion of all program participants.
  • Demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; act in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualified applicants will possess all the following:

  • High school diploma/GED;
  • valid driver's license;
  • at least 18 years of age or older; and
  • prior experience working with children; or
  • an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

This position is seasonal, lasting from June 10th until August 13th. The hours are 9:30AM - 4:30PM, Monday through Friday. The pay is $12.00 per hour. For more details about this position, please see the full job description.

Kentwood Activities Center, 355 48th ST SE, Kentwood MI 49548

The City of Kentwood is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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