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Position to be assigned to KidZone or Club West sites, working with youth between the ages of 5 and 14. Typical work hours are Monday through Friday, 2:00 p.m.–6:15 p.m., 20-29 hours per week. Training, meetings and special events are scheduled on some evenings and Saturdays. This recruitment is to fill positions that are funded by the After School Education and Safety Grant Program (A.S.E.S. Grant) to provide after school care at various Washington Unified School District sites.

DEFINITION: The Recreation Leader plans and conducts department activities, events and programs at various sites, including but not limited to: parks, schools, recreational facilities and administrative offices.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives immediate direction from the Recreation Supervisor I/II or designee. No direct supervision of staff is exercised.

CLASS CHARACTERISTICS: This is a part time, extra help position in the Parks & Recreation Department. The Recreation Leader is distinguished from the Recreation Aide by the performance and level of more complex and difficult tasks requiring greater independence and judgment in completing assigned programs, specialized programs, projects or activities.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Assists with the organization, coordination and marketing of department programs, events and activities.
  • Supervises and instructs less experience recreation personnel.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports as required.
  • Conducts and guides recreational activities such as arts and crafts, science, nature, drama, and sports.
  • Maintains order and assists in the promotion of and adherence to the department rules, regulations, and policies; assists in instruction of volunteer and subordinate personnel in in-service training and recreation workshops for leaders.
  • Performs a variety of reception, clerical and administrative tasks as necessitated by the assignment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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