City and County of Denver Denver, Colorado, United States
Nov 02, 2018Full Time
About Our Job Our After School and Summer program provides programming and activities for a diverse group of youth, ages 5-16. The After School / Summer Instructor team is devoted to engaging the community through facilitating a wide variety of After School and Summer licensed programs and activities. These programs and activities include: Scholars Unlimited After School & Summer Program: Denver Parks & Recreation partners with Scholars Unlimited, a non-profit that offers literacy programs for students in Denver Public Schools. Staff offer comprehensive recreation opportunities which include arts & crafts, active games & sports, and field trips. This is a licensed child care program. Rec Kidz After School: daily program (during the school week) at Green Valley Ranch Recreation Center providing youth with a safe, active place to spend time after the school day ends. S.O.A.R. After School Program: licensed child care program designed around four components of extended learning opportunities. Meaningful skill development is built around academics, sports and wellness, arts and culture, and community engagement. This safe and inclusive comprehensive program implemented by qualified youth developers, also incorporates healthy snacks daily. Students also have the opportunity to experience two field trips throughout the year. S.O.A.R. is committed to building a healthy after-school community; therefore we ask that students attend program daily. Teen Adventures: Community Recreation's Teen Adventures program offers a wide-range of experiences that provide teens an opportunity to develop lifelong social skills. Field trips include learning to scuba dive at A-1 Scuba & Travel, X-Arena, paddle boarding, mountain biking and more. Summer in the Parks/ Summer Day Camp: Quality, licensed child care providers offer comprehensive recreational activities in Denver Parks including arts & crafts, active games & sports, aquatics, field trips & special events. Social Enrichment Summer Theme Camps: Staff offer comprehensive recreation opportunities which include arts & crafts, active games & sports, and STEM activities based on each week's specific theme You can view our full current activity guide through the Denver Parks & Recreation Website. Our After School Program runs for 2-4 hours after school Monday through Friday and on Out of School Days from 8:00AM-6:00PM at our Green Valley Ranch Recreation Center and from 9:00AM-4:00PM at our Eisenhower Recreation Center. After School Instructors for the Fall: Teach or instruct a variety of activities which may include; homework help, sports (including track and cross country), active games, arts and crafts, dance, drama, fitness, music and various recreational, educational, or cultural enrichment events. Provide and maintain a safe and supportive learning environment for all participants. Sets up and takes down necessary equipment prior to and after programs and activities. Facilitates programming and activities by following prescribed teaching methods and plans. Supervises participants and performs behavior management when necessary. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The starting rate for this position is $14.74 per hour. This is an on-call position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules. About You Our ideal candidate will have: Experience in instructing and/or facilitating the aforementioned Community Recreation programs and activities Minimum of 960 hours (equal to 24 full-time weeks, or 6 months full-time) of experience working directly with youth Some experience working with youth with disabilities Experience in behavior management and supervision of youth, ages 5 - 16 Experience in facilitating programming for and/or instructing youth, ages 5 - 16 Current CPR/First Aid Certification Bilingual skills We realize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications Education: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate Experience: One (1) year of experience in assisting in the operation and instruction of organized recreation activities Licensures/Certification(s): Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Requires certification in CPR/First Aid within 6 months of hire. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment Equivalency: Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements About Everything Else Job Profile CA2583 Recreation Instructor To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here . Position Type Oncall Pay Range Pay Range $14.74 - $21.52 Agency Parks and Recreation Assessment Requirement The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. For information about right to work, click here for English or here for Spanish.