San Mateo

Recreation Specialist II - PAL (17962421)

Per Diem; Part-Time
San Francisco/Peninsula
Until filled
$15.48-$16.86 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


200 Franklin Parkway San Mateo, 94403


The City of San Mateo and the San Mateo Police Activities League is recruiting for a reliable, enthusiastic individual to lead programs, classes and trips for youth ages 5-18 years!


200 Franklin Parkway, San Mateo


Our ideal candidate will be an energetic, creative, unique and enthusiastic
individual who has a desire to work with kids in the community. We provide classes, programs
and trips for youth between the ages of 5 -18 years. We incorporate the mission of PAL in all our
programming and work with volunteer officers to provide opportunities to our youth that
promote their physical, social and mental development

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled


Position:  Recreation Specialist II - PAL

Salary Range:  $15.48 - $16.86

Job Type:          Part-time - no benefits

Hours:              10-20 hours per week depending on programs (This position may include Saturdays or Sundays).  Hours are not guaranteed.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Plan for and lead programs, classes and trips for PAL members

  • Prepare membership informational packages for various PAL programs

  • Actively participate in programs as needed

  • Provide a high level of customer service

  • Serve as a representative of PAL at events, meetings, programs, and assist in outreach efforts

  • Creation and copying of materials for classes and pick up and drop off of items for events and activities

Desired Qualifications:

Applicants musts be 18 years old, with a strong background in working in school-age youth, programs such as, sports, games, craft activities, and field trips. This person should also be a motivated, customer service oriented individual and a team player. The ability to communicate in Spanish is highly desired.

  • Must be able to pass a Live Scan fingerprint background check, be a minimum of 18 years old with an equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade and possession of a valid California driver’s license

  • Must be CPR and First Aid certified (Certification and re-certification courses will be offered to new employees)


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This is a part-time position that reports to the Program Director, and offers no benefits.

Special Instructions

Questions regarding this position, please contact Officer Tracey Unga at  

Recruitment Contact

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