The City of Foster City is searching for talented, energetic, responsible individuals who are serious about having fun! If you can think on your feet and be a fun team player, this could be the position for you! As a Recreation Leader, you’ll be responsible for implementing quality youth and teen programs and providing a safe environment for our participants. This is a part-time, non-benefited position limited to 40 hours per week and 1,000 hours in a fiscal year.
- $12.00 - $18.30 hourly; Pay rate determined by experience, education and assigned level of responsibility.
Important and Essential Duties
- Must be at least 16 years of age to apply
- Supervise youth and teens in city programming, which may include after school programs, teen center, vacation and summer camps, and special events.
- Take initiative to plan, organize, and implement high activity games, program special events and daily schedules, and community events.
- Stay active and engaged with youth and teens at all times.
- Act as a professional role model, mentor, and leader.
- Enforce guidelines and maintain a safe, clean, well-organized environment.
- Communicate effectively and respectfully with youth, parent/guardians, staff, and community members.
- Provide exemplary customer service.
- Attend monthly staff meetings and trainings.
- Work closely with external organizations and staff.
- May supervise staff
Summer Camps (Kamp Koala, Camp Outback, Camp Wayoutback, Camp Breakaway):
We are looking for Recreation Leaders to assist with supervision, programs and implementation of recreational activities for participants ranging from youth – teens in a day camp setting. Candidates must commit to working for the entire Summer (June - August). There will also be a mandatory training in early June for all new and returning staff. Work hours will vary, but typically shifts will be Monday – Friday from 7:15am-6:15pm. No weekends shifts are available.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to qualify would be:
- Education: Completion of the tenth grade or equivalent.
- Experience: Volunteer or paid experience working with groups of children.
Ability to lift and move equipment (up to 25 lbs.); complete forms and reports; ability to set-up and coordinate activities; remain calm and use good judgment in difficult and emergency situations; work flexible hours. Physical strength and stamina will be required in some positions to perform demonstrations and leads activities.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATION:
- Licenses: None
- Certificates: Must maintain a current CPR/AED and basic First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain within three months of employment.
How to Apply:
This is non-benefitted, seasonal position.