Danville

Program Assistant - Youth and Teens (Recreation)

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Recreation
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East Bay
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Part-Time
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Until filled or until 300 applicants
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$15.00-$20.00 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

510 La Gonda Way Danville, 94526

Description

 

 

   

Town of Danville

PROGRAM ASSISTANT

$15.00 to $20.00/hour

Non-benefitted position DOE

950 hours per calendar year

 

SPECIFIC TO PROGRAM ASSISTANT/YOUTH & TEENS

Part-time temporary, non-benefitted position

15-20 hours per week, not to exceed 950 hours per calendar year

Flexible schedule, includes some evenings and weekends

Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.00/hour, depending on experience

Position located at Danville Community Center

 

THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

DEFINITION

The Town of Danville is committed to offering programs and services which provide concrete, positive experiences for youth & teens and which promote qualities that are essential to raising successful young people.

 

The Program Assistant:

  • Plans, implements and evaluates a minimum of one program, event, or service in a specific area of parks, recreation, cultural arts, and/or facilities;
  • Recommends and coordinates purchase of program supplies and equipment;
  • Provides highly organized and responsible assistance and support to the Program Coordinator.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Works under general supervision of a Program Coordinator and Program Supervisor.  May provide direct supervision to part-time personnel and volunteers as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

Under general supervision of Program Coordinator or Program Supervisor:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate innovative programs effectively. 
  • Supervise and motivate participants, part-time personnel and volunteers. 
  • Perform duties within OSHA standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

 

Specific to Youth/Teen Services:

Plan and execute duties related to special interest classes, school-year and seasonal programs, and special events for youth & teens.  Serve as a role model and advocate for youth.  Effectively facilitate and/or lead small and large groups of youth.  Communicate effectively with youth and their parents. Willing and available to work flexible hours as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/PREREQUISITES:

Knowledge of: recreational programs, developmentally appropriate group activities, arts and crafts, games and sports; applicable health and safety regulations; record keeping practices and procedures; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; basic mathematical computations.

Ability to: understand and follow oral and written directions; compose correspondence and other informational documents; provide information to the public in person, by telephone, or through written correspondence where judgment, knowledge and interpretive skills may be required; communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and members of the public.

 

Requirements: Applicant must be at least 18 years old.  Receive satisfactory results from a background investigation and fingerprinting.  Provide written proof of a negative TB test prior to appointment.

 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

 

Education:

Graduation from high school or equivalent is required with college-level coursework completed in Recreation, Human Development, Education, or related field preferred. 

 

Experience:

Background in municipal parks and recreation is desirable.  Supervision of part-time and/or volunteer personnel is highly desirable. 

 

 

Specific to Youth/Teen Services:

Experience and interest in educational curriculum areas and standards highly desirable. Experience and/or passion for working with youth with special needs is highly desirable.

 

Licenses:  Possession of a valid California Driver's License with satisfactory driving record or ability to obtain a California license within 30 days of hire is required.  First Aid and CPR/AED certification is required, but may be obtained during the first 90 days of hire. 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Application Requirements:

Go to www.danville.ca.gov. Complete an on-line Town of Danville Employment Application, plus resume and attach it to your on-line application form.

 

Applications will be reviewed and acted upon as received. Incomplete or invalid applications will not be considered.  The most qualified applicants will be invited to a formal interview.

 

Questions:

Jessica Wallner, Program Supervisor

jwallner@danville.ca.gov

(925) 314-3402

Benefits

This is a part-time, non benefited position.

Special Instructions

This position is open until the filled.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(925)314-3356
Contact email: