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Community Recreation Specialist - SPARC (Youth Programs)

Company: City of Springfield, MO
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSPARC (Schools, Parks Are Reaching Communities) is a section of the Nationally Accredited and Gold Medal Award Winning Springfield-Greene County Park Board. Our mission is to engage youth and families in memorable enrichment and recreation experiences in schools, parks, and our community.We have over 23 years of experience offering SAFE, FUN, and AFFORDABLE Summer Camps, Youth Sport Leagues, Before & After School Programs, Enrichment Clubs, and Community Events!The SPARC team has a variety of sections and assignments. We are currently looking for a candidate to join the After School Clubs and Summer Camps team! This team works to create innovative programing for day camps, clubs, and classes for a variety of age ranges. Members of this team are responsible for marketing, development, and processing registration for these programs.The ideal candidate is able to:Build positive relationships with kids and familiesIs passionate about collaborating with team members to generate creative ideas that connect with youthIs successful working in a fast pace environmentOur SPARC team strives to build meaningful relationships with each other, our participants and families, and the community. If you are looking to make an impact through your passion for youth, by offering a variety of opportunities within the community, we may be the perfect fit for you.Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the SPARC team!Benefits include:Generous paid leavePaid pension retirementPaid health insuranceand MUCH MORE!Click here.Qualifications and RequirementsExperience, Education, and TrainingRequires two years of college with an emphasis in Recreation, Physical Education, Park Administration, Outdoor Education, Childhood Development, Education or closely related area;ORTwo years of work experience assisting with organizing and conducting recreational activities.PREFERREDEducation/experience related to current vacancy.FunctionsFor more information on essential functions and other requirements, please see the job description.Other RequirementsEqual Opportunity Employer/Disability and VetIndividuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing or appointment. Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in The United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment. Pre-employment drug testing is required. All interested candidates MUST complete the City of Springfield on-line application in its entirety. The candidate profile must include all employment history with accurate and complete information prior to submission. Resumes alone will not be accepted as the application, but they may be submitted as supplemental documentation.

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