“Next Door” Teen Center Co-Director Job Description
Salary: $10/hour part-time, 20 hours/week maximum, no benefits
Hours: Seasonal, flexible schedule depending on activities but generally Monday - Friday 2:30-6 p.m., when school is in session (September – June) some weekends and later evenings required.
Plans, organizes and coordinates a community recreation program for teens including cultural arts, physical activities, health activities, human services, and special interest classes and programs. Supervise teen members and all aspects of programs.
Works under the immediate supervision of the HERO administrator and general supervision of the HERO board of directors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, organizes and coordinates the development and implementation of community recreation and human service programs for teens.
Plan, organize, coordinate and assist with special events and activities such as fundraisers, Relay for Life, etc.
Organizes and supervises classes, workshops and activities for teens engaged in recreation programs and co‑sponsored programs.
Surveys leisure interests and needs of teens. Selects, plans and implements cultural arts, physical activities and special interest leisure and fitness activities for teens.
Promotes the center and its programs through a variety of media including calendars, letters, posters, and related communications.
Coordinates schedules and maintains related records and statistics for programs and personnel and records and tracks attendance of students.
Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phone, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies needed for activities, set up tables and chairs for classes, etc.
Specific duties include developing a monthly calendar of events. Supervise Teen Center and Trips, promote and expand the teen center, clean Teen Center after use. Attend staff meetings and any other meetings as required. Perform other needed duties as assigned by the director.
Promotes interest and provides information regarding teen programs to community leaders, recreation officials, community service groups, schools, other departments, and the general public.
Maintain the website and Facebook account for the “Next Door” Teen Center under current policy and guidelines.
Make timely deposits of revenues collected from activities and concession sales at the Teen Center.
Complete post evaluations of activities in a timely manner.
Develop permission slips for trips and special events.
Ensure proper paperwork is completed in a timely manner for all trips and special events (permission slips, contracts, transportation, incident reports, etc.).
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
(A) Graduation from a four‑year college or university with a degree in recreation, social work, education or a closely related field.
(B) One year recreation experience; or
(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Considerable knowledge of recreation philosophy, planning and administration;
(B) Considerable knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive teen program;
(C) Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in teen programs.
(D) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public;
(E) Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
(F) Ability to plan and supervise the work of paid staff and volunteers.
Valid state driver's license or ability to obtain one. First Aid and CPR certification.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Personal computer, including word processing and data base software; calculator; copy and fax machine; phone; mobile or portable radio; automobile.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, or moderately loud when in the field.
SELECTION GUIDELINES: Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests and physical exam to include drug screening may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
HERO and the Next Door Teen Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Please submit resume and letter of interest to:
HERO/Next Door Teen Center
3191 Hartland Road
Hartland, MI 48353
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any questions, please call Kay Fountain at 810-923-6015