Recreation Specialist

Recreation Specialist

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The Youth Recreation Specialist is responsible for teaching the fundamentals of sports through practices and game play, while Members learn valuable life skills, including sportsmanship and self-confidence. This position reports directly to the Recreation Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of Members in a sports program by providing close supervision of all activities
  • Create an atmosphere where all Members can have fun, are safe and learn the importance of good principled athletics
  • Facilitate recreational,  sports and family activities
  • Maintain accurate program documentation (i.e. incident, accident and behavior reports, attendance and sign-in / sign-out sheets etc.)
  • Maintain an organized work space by taking responsibility for the upkeep of sports equipment and materials
  • Regularly communicate with Recreation Manager to discuss lesson plans and activities, to ensure a good working relationship with youth in Elmcor.
  • Communicate with family members to promote an understanding of the growth and development of their child
  • Work cooperatively with Elmcor and Clubhouse staff
  • Keep Recreation Manager informed of any concerns or problems regarding Members or facilities


  • Knowledge of sports management.
  • Current First Aid/CPR/AED certifications strongly desired, but will train on the job.
  • Must have computer skills.
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check, obtain clearance from the Office of Children and Family Services, and be drug-free.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. College degree preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience teaching or coaching recreation activities.

Employment Type: Part Time

Language: Spanish/English a plus

Salary details: $15.00 hourly.

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