Internship Details

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

Internship Title
Youth Recreation 2 Leader
Area Industry Minimum Age* Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Bend Education 16 + $18.38 - $20.95 Depending on Experience 5
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
Open Until Filled 02-14-22 TBD Yes Yes
Background Check
Yes

Description
 
As required by state health mandates, Kids Inc. staff operating out of Bend-La Pine School District facilities must be fully vaccinated or have a medical or religious exemption.
 
About the opportunity:
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.
 
A day in the life:
- 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.
- Responds to accidents and incidents according to the procedure.
- Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
 
Kid's Inc. Afterschool
Dates: September - June
Three Schedules Available (part-time hours)
Monday through Friday                 15 - 20 hours per week
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday  10 - 15 hours per week
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday   10 - 15 hours per week
Kid's Inc. Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday    1:45 pm to 5:45 pm
Wednesday                                          12:15 pm to 5:45 pm
 
Educational Aspect
 
- Interns will learn how to work with children in a one-on-one and group level. 
- They will improve on communication skills with the public.  
 
Further Requirements
 
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.
- 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.
- Establish and maintain positive, respectful, and cooperative working relationships with all contacts.
 
What we’re looking for: Education, Experience, and Training:
1. Must be a minimum of 16 years of age; AND
2. Currently attending high school or High School Diploma or equivalent; AND
3. Some previous work, training/certification, or volunteer experience related to the position; OR
4. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training.
 
License and Certifications:
1. Some positions may require possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon driver’s license.
2. Some positions may require possession of CPR/First Aid certification to be provided through on-the-job training.
3. Some positions may require certification related to the assigned jobs to be provided through on-the-job training.
 
Lift Requirements
 
Working Conditions:
- Depending on job assignment, duties may be performed either indoors or outdoors, which may include exposure to environmental conditions such as extreme temperatures.
- Work schedule is varied and may require early evenings 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.

Bend Park & Recreation District
Website:
https://www.bendparksandrec.org/
Internship Title
Youth Recreation 2 Leader
AreaIndustry
BendEducation
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
16$18.38 - $20.95 Depending on Experience
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
5No
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
YesOpen Until Filled
Start DateEnd Date
2022-02-14TBD
Hours/WeekGeneral Computer Knowledge
VariesYes
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
YesYes

Description
 
As required by state health mandates, Kids Inc. staff operating out of Bend-La Pine School District facilities must be fully vaccinated or have a medical or religious exemption.
 
About the opportunity:
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.
 
A day in the life:
- 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.
- Responds to accidents and incidents according to the procedure.
- Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
 
Kid's Inc. Afterschool
Dates: September - June
Three Schedules Available (part-time hours)
Monday through Friday                 15 - 20 hours per week
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday  10 - 15 hours per week
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday   10 - 15 hours per week
Kid's Inc. Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday    1:45 pm to 5:45 pm
Wednesday                                          12:15 pm to 5:45 pm
 
Educational Aspect
 
- Interns will learn how to work with children in a one-on-one and group level. 
- They will improve on communication skills with the public.  
 
Further Requirements
 
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.
- 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.
- Establish and maintain positive, respectful, and cooperative working relationships with all contacts.
 
What we’re looking for: Education, Experience, and Training:
1. Must be a minimum of 16 years of age; AND
2. Currently attending high school or High School Diploma or equivalent; AND
3. Some previous work, training/certification, or volunteer experience related to the position; OR
4. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training.
 
License and Certifications:
1. Some positions may require possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon driver’s license.
2. Some positions may require possession of CPR/First Aid certification to be provided through on-the-job training.
3. Some positions may require certification related to the assigned jobs to be provided through on-the-job training.
 
Lift Requirements
 
Working Conditions:
- Depending on job assignment, duties may be performed either indoors or outdoors, which may include exposure to environmental conditions such as extreme temperatures.
- Work schedule is varied and may require early evenings 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.

Area Coordinator

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

* Some minimum age requirements are mandated by age and work restrictions mandated by BOLI (Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries).