WRAP AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM LEADERS (RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST IV-V - N/C)

  • City of Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, California
  • May 08, 2022
Part Time Education and Training Information Technology and Communication Services Parks and Recreation Public Health
  • Salary: $15.69 - $16.40 Hourly USD

Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Accepting applications immediately! Bulletin will remain open until vacancies are filled. Bulletin may close without further notice.

Come join the City of Long Beach! Our Community Recreation Services Bureau, in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, is seeking amazing Recreation Program Leaders to assist with the WRAP After School Program.

The WRAP Expanded Learning Program is a structured after-school program operated in partnership with the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD). This program is operated on LBUSD campuses and offers a balanced mixture of academic enrichment, homework assistance, and physically and emotionally healthy activities that are fundamental components of youth development. WRAP is offered free of charge to all participants. (Must have completed 48 or more units at an accredited college or university OR must be able to pass a LBUSD-administered math and literacy exam.)

These positions can be filled at the following levels, depending on qualifications:

RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST IV - $ 15.69 / hour
RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST V - $ 16.40 / hour

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including: 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas.

The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. In addition, approximately 12,000 youth participate in non-Department sports leagues that utilize park facilities.

This is an unclassified, non-career position. Unclassified positions with the City do not require applying through the Civil Service process. All communication will be handled through the department. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Scheduled hours may vary by week on an as-needed basis, not to exceed 1,600 work hours per service year. Non-career employees are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This is an at-will, seasonal, part-time position.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Design, plan, and implement various program activities, including homework assistance, academic enrichment, and recreational activities;
  • Supervise a group of 15-20 youth in grades K-8 implementing effective behavior and classroom management techniques;
  • Attend all mandatory staff meetings and in-service and training sessions;
  • Ensure the health, safety, and well being of the participants in your care at all times;
  • Adhere to the department dress code by maintaining a neat and clean personal appearance;
  • Implement the department and site administrative and record keeping policies and procedures;
  • Perform all other assigned duties as requested by the lead staff and/or supervisor.


REQUIREMENTS TO FILE

This position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications:
  • Must have completed 48 or more units at an accredited college or university OR must be able to pass a LBUSD-administered math and literacy exam;
  • Must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to and from work;
  • Be willing to work a consistent schedule between the hours of 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and/or occasional Saturdays, assisting various programs at various school locations;
  • Be able to relate well to children, parents and staff (school and agency);
  • Be able and willing to adapt to a changing environment;
  • Experience in recreation programs, child care, academic enrichment, homework assistance, and/or other related areas is desirable.

PLEASE NOTE: The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beach's Human Resources Department.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

All candidates must submit a complete application prior to closing. The bulletin will remain open until all vacancies are filled. The bulletin may close at any time after February 2, 2022. Qualified applicants will be contacted on an as-need basis.
The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization.

For technical issues with your application, please call (877) 204-4442.Closing Date/Time: 5/27/2022 12:00 AM Pacific

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