Recreation Leader - Vance Afterschool

  • City of Asheville
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Feb 10, 2018

Job Description

Job Summary Do you want to help provide quality after-school activities to local children? The Parks and Recreation department is looking for an energetic and reliable individual to join our team!

The City of Asheville is currently hiring one (1) part-time Recreation Leader for the after-school program in the Parks and Recreation Department. The purpose of this position is to plan, lead and supervise youth in licensed after-school activities. Provides organization and administrative assistance in providing a diverse collection of recreation programs. 

Approximately 25 hours per week, generally 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Additional hours as needed may be required.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provides organization and administrative assistance in providing a diverse collection of recreation programs.
  • Prepares facilities for activities by opening and closing facility, unlocking doors/gates and windows and turning lights on and off.
  • Supervises youth and adult participants in outdoor activities, plans and participates in activities and teaches classes.
  • Performs administrative duties by answering telephones, scheduling facility activities, providing information to the public on recreation programs, preparing and maintaining records on attendance and participation, collecting and processing applicable fees and preparing and filing time sheets, repair work orders and other forms.
  • Maintains cleanliness of facility, bulletin boards, plantings and decorations.
  • Attends regular staff meetings to discuss new programs and issues.
  • Drives City vehicles for activity groups.
  • Acts in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Plans, leads and supervises youth in license after school activities.
  • Provides organization and administrative assistance in providing a diverse collection of recreation programs. 
Supplemental Functions:
  • Performs other similar duties as required.

Required Education & Experience Required Education/Experience:
  • 18 years or older, and
  • High school diploma or equivalency, and
  • 1 year of verifiable experience in a licensed child care program.
Required Licensing and Certifications:
  • Current CPR/First Aid required.
  • BSAC training is preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge:
  • General knowledge of learned procedures, practices, routines to deal effectively with routine work.
  • Ability to read, summarize and/or compare general workplace data and graphics, such as flow charts, maps, tables, etc.
  • Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures
  • Ability to share research findings with a direct supervisor or co-workers.
  • Ability to think creatively for work practices, programs and policies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form.
  • Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered.
  • Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks.
  • Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.
 Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
  • Occasional outside work or exposure to unpleasant conditions and/or hazards
  • Little physical effort is required.