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Hourly - Ongoing Specialized Recreation Leader and Senior Leader

Company: City of Walnut Creek, CA
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description

Please Note:This job posting is for the ongoing Specialized Recreation Program at the City of Walnut Creek; it is not for the Summer Camp Program.

Our Specialized Recreation Team:

Our trained and caring team takes a person-first approach to providing recreational opportunities for youth and adults with special needs, ensuring that every participant has the chance to broaden their experiences while engaging in fun-filled activities and events. We take pride in our roll to provide a positive, respectful, and supportive involvement with participants and fellow staff. Collaboratively with the wider Arts + Recreation department, we strive to have a meaningful impact on the lives of our participants while providing creative programs offered in an inclusive, fun, and innovative environment.

Representative Duties

Under general supervision, our Recreation Leaders perform a variety of duties, including:

* Assist Sr. Leaders in organizing and leading activities
* Active participation in all activities and trips
* Provide for safety of participants
* Initiate interaction with participants
* Other related duties as assigned

In addition to the duties above, Senior Recreation Leaders are also responsible for:

* Planning and organizing activities for assigned site
* Supervising participants and providing for their safety
* Enthusiastically leading activities and setting example for Recreation Leaders
* Maintaining attendance records and providing written reports upon request
* Interacting with guardians and staff to create a cohesive working team

Qualifications Guidelines

Before you apply, be sure that you meet the qualification guidelines below:

* Recreation Leaders:One year of volunteer or paid experience with individuals with special needs;
* Senior Recreation Leaders: two years of paid work experience in a day or resident setting involving special needs individuals.
* One year of completed high school education.
* Ability to engage in physical activity.
* CPR & First Aid Certification desirable (but not required).

Supplemental Information

Recreation Leaders and Senior Recreation Leaders undergo FBI and DOJ fingerprinting as part of the background process. Candidates will also be required to provide TB test results if selected.

Effective August 16, 2021, all employees of the City of Walnut Creek will be required to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Applicants selected for employment at the City must provide certification of COVID-19 vaccination status prior to their first day of employment.


* Submit your thorough application through governmentjobs.com.

* The Department will contact you directly based on current vacancies for an interview. Should you have any questions, please reach out to Human Resources atjobs@walnut-creek.orgor by calling the Specialized Recreation Program directly at 925-256-3531.

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