Internship Details

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

Internship Title
Youth Recreation 3 TEAM Leader
Area Industry Minimum Age* Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Bend Education 18 + $19.72 - $22.48 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:
Provide leadership for assigned youth recreation program while also serving in a front-line lead role, providing safe and rewarding recreational opportunities for youth in the community.
 
A day in the life:
- Supervise assigned youth recreation programs and participants, staff, and volunteers. Oversee the safety of participants in youth programs.
- Provides leadership, expertise, and support to assigned staff which may include training, mentoring, directing, and assigning work. May assist Supervisor in hiring and evaluating staff.
- Plan, organize, implement and supervise activities designed to be developmentally appropriate and build skills.
- Communicate on a regular basis with school staff, principal, office staff, custodians, counselors, and teachers.
- Identify and direct needed staff and equipment.
- Perform program-specific planning and evaluation within broad goals and guidelines.
- Train, mentor, set goals with and evaluate staff.
- Address program-specific risk management issues.
- Interact with the youth through crafts, games, and other planned activities.
- Facilitate inclusion of special needs participants in your program.
- Manage accidents and incidents according to procedures.
- Complete required reports/paperwork.
- Monitor program expenditures to ensure spending is in line with budget.
- Oversee general upkeep and care of equipment, supplies, and facilities used.
- Attend supervisory and planning meetings.
- Communicate on a regular basis with patrons, participants, parent/guardians, community partners regarding questions, concerns, and emerging issues.
- Report incidents of Child Abuse/Neglect observed by you or reported to you by a child.
- Perform duties of Recreation 1 and 2, role modeling exemplary performance.
 
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.  
- Learn valuable leadership and management skills.
- Learn the operational aspects of the Kids Inc program.
 
Further Requirements
 
What you'll need for success:
Strong Knowledge of:
- Operations, functions, and standards for assignment including programming, facility operations, and risk management.
- Effective supervision and customer service best practices.
- Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures for assignment.
- Behavior management; childhood development and age-appropriate crafts, games, and activities.
- Effective teaching techniques.
- Safety and sanitation guidelines.
- General knowledge of supervision practices.
 
Skill and Ability to:
- Lead, motivate, and direct others.
- Exercise initiative and independent decision-making.
- Demonstrate a high level of competency and expertise in the program area.
- Actively participate in all activities.
- Demonstrate organizational and time management skills.
- Demonstrate planning and problem-solving skills.
- Communicate effectively with others both verbally and in writing.
- Work cooperatively with others and create a positive, constructive, and respectful relationship with staff and the general public.
- Manage emergency/crisis situations.
- Operate computer programs as well as stay current with new programs and operate common office equipment.
- Work independently with minimum direction while also working as part of a team and collaborating with others.
- Exercise strong initiative and significant independent decision-making.
- Demonstrate strong leadership, organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
- Communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
- Supervise and motivate staff; interact with a variety of patrons/participants.
- Handle emergency situations as they arise; actively participate in all activities.
- Establish and maintain positive, respectful, and cooperative relationships with all contacts.
 
What we're looking for: Education, Experience, and Training:
1. High school diploma or equivalent; college courses in related field preferred; AND
2. Two (2) years of experience in the area of responsibility and/or performing similar tasks; OR
3. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training.
 
License and Certifications:
1. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon driver’s license.
2. CPR/First Aid, or ability to obtain certifications with paid time training.
 
Lift Requirements
 
Working Conditions:
- Depending on the facility, duties may be performed either indoors or outdoors, which may include working in extreme weather conditions.
- Work schedule is varied and includes early evenings and holidays. Some positions require the ability to work a rotating on-call schedule and may require working during off-duty hours for emergency call-outs.
- Physical exertion includes frequent walking, bending, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted, pushing, pulling, and kneeling.
- The flow of work and character of duties involve normal mental and visual attention much or all of the time.
- Ability to work and maintain focus in a work environment with moderate noise (i.e., working around others making periodic phone calls, or having conversations) and with frequent interruptions.
- Work includes extensive exposure and contact with staff and the public, which may cause exposure to illness.
- Occasional focus on a computer screen. Manual dexterity and coordination may be required. Daily precise control of fingers and hand movements while operating computer keyboard, telephone, and standard office equipment.
- Ability to maintain sustained concentration on computer screens; use keyboards and a variety of peripherals.

Bend Park & Recreation District
Website:
https://www.bendparksandrec.org/
Internship Title
Youth Recreation 3 TEAM Leader
AreaIndustry
BendEducation
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
18$19.72 - $22.48 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:
Provide leadership for assigned youth recreation program while also serving in a front-line lead role, providing safe and rewarding recreational opportunities for youth in the community.
 
A day in the life:
- Supervise assigned youth recreation programs and participants, staff, and volunteers. Oversee the safety of participants in youth programs.
- Provides leadership, expertise, and support to assigned staff which may include training, mentoring, directing, and assigning work. May assist Supervisor in hiring and evaluating staff.
- Plan, organize, implement and supervise activities designed to be developmentally appropriate and build skills.
- Communicate on a regular basis with school staff, principal, office staff, custodians, counselors, and teachers.
- Identify and direct needed staff and equipment.
- Perform program-specific planning and evaluation within broad goals and guidelines.
- Train, mentor, set goals with and evaluate staff.
- Address program-specific risk management issues.
- Interact with the youth through crafts, games, and other planned activities.
- Facilitate inclusion of special needs participants in your program.
- Manage accidents and incidents according to procedures.
- Complete required reports/paperwork.
- Monitor program expenditures to ensure spending is in line with budget.
- Oversee general upkeep and care of equipment, supplies, and facilities used.
- Attend supervisory and planning meetings.
- Communicate on a regular basis with patrons, participants, parent/guardians, community partners regarding questions, concerns, and emerging issues.
- Report incidents of Child Abuse/Neglect observed by you or reported to you by a child.
- Perform duties of Recreation 1 and 2, role modeling exemplary performance.
 
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.  
- Learn valuable leadership and management skills.
- Learn the operational aspects of the Kids Inc program.
 
Further Requirements
 
What you'll need for success:
Strong Knowledge of:
- Operations, functions, and standards for assignment including programming, facility operations, and risk management.
- Effective supervision and customer service best practices.
- Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures for assignment.
- Behavior management; childhood development and age-appropriate crafts, games, and activities.
- Effective teaching techniques.
- Safety and sanitation guidelines.
- General knowledge of supervision practices.
 
Skill and Ability to:
- Lead, motivate, and direct others.
- Exercise initiative and independent decision-making.
- Demonstrate a high level of competency and expertise in the program area.
- Actively participate in all activities.
- Demonstrate organizational and time management skills.
- Demonstrate planning and problem-solving skills.
- Communicate effectively with others both verbally and in writing.
- Work cooperatively with others and create a positive, constructive, and respectful relationship with staff and the general public.
- Manage emergency/crisis situations.
- Operate computer programs as well as stay current with new programs and operate common office equipment.
- Work independently with minimum direction while also working as part of a team and collaborating with others.
- Exercise strong initiative and significant independent decision-making.
- Demonstrate strong leadership, organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
- Communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
- Supervise and motivate staff; interact with a variety of patrons/participants.
- Handle emergency situations as they arise; actively participate in all activities.
- Establish and maintain positive, respectful, and cooperative relationships with all contacts.
 
What we're looking for: Education, Experience, and Training:
1. High school diploma or equivalent; college courses in related field preferred; AND
2. Two (2) years of experience in the area of responsibility and/or performing similar tasks; OR
3. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training.
 
License and Certifications:
1. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon driver’s license.
2. CPR/First Aid, or ability to obtain certifications with paid time training.
 
Lift Requirements
 
Working Conditions:
- Depending on the facility, duties may be performed either indoors or outdoors, which may include working in extreme weather conditions.
- Work schedule is varied and includes early evenings and holidays. Some positions require the ability to work a rotating on-call schedule and may require working during off-duty hours for emergency call-outs.
- Physical exertion includes frequent walking, bending, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds unassisted, pushing, pulling, and kneeling.
- The flow of work and character of duties involve normal mental and visual attention much or all of the time.
- Ability to work and maintain focus in a work environment with moderate noise (i.e., working around others making periodic phone calls, or having conversations) and with frequent interruptions.
- Work includes extensive exposure and contact with staff and the public, which may cause exposure to illness.
- Occasional focus on a computer screen. Manual dexterity and coordination may be required. Daily precise control of fingers and hand movements while operating computer keyboard, telephone, and standard office equipment.
- Ability to maintain sustained concentration on computer screens; use keyboards and a variety of peripherals.

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).