Internship Details

Bend Park & Recreation District
Website:
https://www.bendparksandrec.org/

Internship Title
Youth Recreation Leader
Area Industry Minimum Age Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Bend Education 16 $14.43 - $16.45 15
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required Hours Per Week Days Per Week
Yes No Yes Varies 5
Application Deadline Start Date End Date Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
2021-08-06 2021-08-06 TBD Yes Yes
Background Check
Yes

Description

BEND PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT CORE COMPETENCIES:

All positions with Bend Park and Recreation District are subject to district and position competencies. Below is a list of the most critical competencies for this position. Additional competencies are required for the position and may change based on district needs. A complete list of the competencies is available from Human Resources.

 -  Accountability 
 -  Customer Service Orientation 
 - Judgment and Decision Making 
 - Teamwork and Cooperation 
 - Safety 
 - Results Orientation

DESCRIPTION & PRIMARY DUTIES:

About the job: 
     The Youth Recreation Leader is responsible for instructing classes and leading activities. You will interact with youth through developmentally appropriate crafts, games, and/or other planned activities.  

Multiple Opportunities Available: 

Summer School positions can extend through the school year.  Some positions are benefits-eligible. 

 1. Day Camp Schedule
     June 17th - Sept. 3rd
     Working:  20 - 30hrs per week, Monday - Friday 

2. Summer School Recreation Leader - 3 weeks only
     Dates: July 28 - August 20th 
     Working: 11 - 20 hours per week
          Two weeks - 12:45 - 5:30 PM
          One week - 2:45 - 5:30 PM

3. Kid's Inc. Afterschool 
     Dates: September - June
     Working: 15 - 20 hours per week

A day in the life: 
     The essential functions of this role are as follows:

- Instructs classes or leads recreation activities ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.
- Creates daily plans for classes and activities within established guidelines and curriculum.
- Oversees the safety, comfort, and progress of participants.
- Adapts activities as needed to meet the abilities and needs of individuals.
- Prepares equipment, materials, and supplies required for conducting activities
- Sets up, takes downs, and cleans up after class as required.
- Completes required class records, progress reports, certificates, etc.
- Communicates effectively with the public including providing accurate information related to work assignments and responding to patron and parent questions and concerns.
- Respond to accidents and incidents according to the procedure. 
- Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
What we’re looking for: 
- Must be a minimum of 16 years of age; AND
- High school diploma or equivalent or currently attending high school; AND
- One year of previous work, training/certification, or volunteer experience related to the position; OR
- Any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training.
 
What you’ll need for success: 
     Strong Knowledge of:
- Basic recreation activity planning, class management techniques, and leadership strategies,
- Progressive methods for teaching skills associated with the assignment; and,
- Basic youth development principle 
 
Skill and Ability to: 
- Plan, lead, and instruct assigned recreation activities;
- Understand the needs of participants and adapt accordingly; 
- Motivate participants through positive encouragement;  
- Demonstrate skills responsible for teaching; 
- Perform independently within a structured environment;
- Interact effectively with a variety of patrons/participants; 
- Communicate effectively, tactfully, and pleasantly with the public and others; and
- Establish and maintain positive, respectful, and cooperative working relationships with all contacts.  

License and Certifications:
     Some positions may require possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a current CPR/First Aid certification.

Educational Aspect

Interns will learn how to work with children on a one-on-one and group level.  They will improve on communication skills with the public.  

Further Requirements

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports: 
Supervision is not a responsibility of this position; however, the position may provide direction over volunteers and Recreation 1’s. Works under the general supervision of a supervisor.  Receives ongoing and specific direction from lead and supervisory staff.  Carries out work with some independence but work and decisions are typically reviewed prior to final execution.

Working Conditions: 
        - The following are working conditions, including environmental and physical demands, required for this position.
        - Depending on job assignment, duties may be performed either indoors or outdoors, which may include exposure to environmental conditions such as extreme temperatures.
- The work schedule is varied and may require evenings, weekends, and holidays.  
- Ability to walk and stand for sustained periods of time with frequent climbing, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, and twisting.
- The flow of work and character of duties involve normal mental and visual attention much or all of the time.  
- Physical exertion includes frequent walking, bending, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted, pushing, pulling, and kneeling in order to deliver equipment and supplies and set up and break down equipment and facilities.  
- Exposure to large crowds, uncooperative or difficult individuals, exposure to illness, and periods of continuous demand.

Equal Employment Opportunity: 
      Bend Park and Recreation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lift Requirements

N/A


Bend Park & Recreation District
Website:
https://www.bendparksandrec.org/
Internship Title
Youth Recreation Leader
AreaIndustry
BendEducation
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
16$14.43 - $16.45
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
15No
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
Yes2021-08-06
Start DateEnd Date
2021-08-06TBD
Hours/WeekGeneral Computer Knowledge
VariesYes
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
YesYes

Description

BEND PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT CORE COMPETENCIES:

All positions with Bend Park and Recreation District are subject to district and position competencies. Below is a list of the most critical competencies for this position. Additional competencies are required for the position and may change based on district needs. A complete list of the competencies is available from Human Resources.

 -  Accountability 
 -  Customer Service Orientation 
 - Judgment and Decision Making 
 - Teamwork and Cooperation 
 - Safety 
 - Results Orientation

DESCRIPTION & PRIMARY DUTIES:

About the job: 
     The Youth Recreation Leader is responsible for instructing classes and leading activities. You will interact with youth through developmentally appropriate crafts, games, and/or other planned activities.  

Multiple Opportunities Available: 

Summer School positions can extend through the school year.  Some positions are benefits-eligible. 

 1. Day Camp Schedule
     June 17th - Sept. 3rd
     Working:  20 - 30hrs per week, Monday - Friday 

2. Summer School Recreation Leader - 3 weeks only
     Dates: July 28 - August 20th 
     Working: 11 - 20 hours per week
          Two weeks - 12:45 - 5:30 PM
          One week - 2:45 - 5:30 PM

3. Kid's Inc. Afterschool 
     Dates: September - June
     Working: 15 - 20 hours per week

A day in the life: 
     The essential functions of this role are as follows:

- Instructs classes or leads recreation activities ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.
- Creates daily plans for classes and activities within established guidelines and curriculum.
- Oversees the safety, comfort, and progress of participants.
- Adapts activities as needed to meet the abilities and needs of individuals.
- Prepares equipment, materials, and supplies required for conducting activities
- Sets up, takes downs, and cleans up after class as required.
- Completes required class records, progress reports, certificates, etc.
- Communicates effectively with the public including providing accurate information related to work assignments and responding to patron and parent questions and concerns.
- Respond to accidents and incidents according to the procedure. 
- Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
What we’re looking for: 
- Must be a minimum of 16 years of age; AND
- High school diploma or equivalent or currently attending high school; AND
- One year of previous work, training/certification, or volunteer experience related to the position; OR
- Any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training.
 
What you’ll need for success: 
     Strong Knowledge of:
- Basic recreation activity planning, class management techniques, and leadership strategies,
- Progressive methods for teaching skills associated with the assignment; and,
- Basic youth development principle 
 
Skill and Ability to: 
- Plan, lead, and instruct assigned recreation activities;
- Understand the needs of participants and adapt accordingly; 
- Motivate participants through positive encouragement;  
- Demonstrate skills responsible for teaching; 
- Perform independently within a structured environment;
- Interact effectively with a variety of patrons/participants; 
- Communicate effectively, tactfully, and pleasantly with the public and others; and
- Establish and maintain positive, respectful, and cooperative working relationships with all contacts.  

License and Certifications:
     Some positions may require possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a current CPR/First Aid certification.

Educational Aspect

Interns will learn how to work with children on a one-on-one and group level.  They will improve on communication skills with the public.  

Further Requirements

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports: 
Supervision is not a responsibility of this position; however, the position may provide direction over volunteers and Recreation 1’s. Works under the general supervision of a supervisor.  Receives ongoing and specific direction from lead and supervisory staff.  Carries out work with some independence but work and decisions are typically reviewed prior to final execution.

Working Conditions: 
        - The following are working conditions, including environmental and physical demands, required for this position.
        - Depending on job assignment, duties may be performed either indoors or outdoors, which may include exposure to environmental conditions such as extreme temperatures.
- The work schedule is varied and may require evenings, weekends, and holidays.  
- Ability to walk and stand for sustained periods of time with frequent climbing, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending, and twisting.
- The flow of work and character of duties involve normal mental and visual attention much or all of the time.  
- Physical exertion includes frequent walking, bending, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted, pushing, pulling, and kneeling in order to deliver equipment and supplies and set up and break down equipment and facilities.  
- Exposure to large crowds, uncooperative or difficult individuals, exposure to illness, and periods of continuous demand.

Equal Employment Opportunity: 
      Bend Park and Recreation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lift Requirements

N/A


Area Coordinator

Larry Holeman
larry@edcoinfo.com
541-815-5005