• Part Time After-School/Summer Day Camp Coordinator

    City of Stephenville
    Job Description

    Stephenville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce a new program in conjunction with Stephenville Independent School District. This after-school and summer day camp program will provide quality care for children during the times that school is out. This position will be responsible for the planning, organization, and implementation of the after-school and summer day camp programs. 



    • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Must have one year of previous experience working with elementary aged children
    • Possess basic knowledge and understanding of school-aged children
    • Be a self-starter and perform the job with little supervision
    • Possess the ability to communicate verbally and in writing
    • Possess the ability to follow written and oral directions
    • Must be able to handle any questions that arise with the public by answering them or by giving them the proper directions for the answer
    • Must be honest, in good health, accurate, have a neat appearance, and a courteous manner
    • Must be in good physical condition
    • Must be a team player
    • Must have political acumen and have the ability to work with various personalities


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide participants with the appropriate leadership during the program
    • Develop and plan activities that incorporate program goals into the daily routine
    • Assist with training and supervision of counselors and staff
    • Provide a warm and caring environment
    • Maintain open communication between ISD, Recreation Department, and the public
    • Communicate with the parents through the daily drop-off and pick-up
    • Maintain a safe environment for participants
    • Submit all written correspondence to the Recreation Superintendent for approval prior to distribution
    • Maintain records of attendance and sign-in/sign-out sheets and turn them into the Recreation Superintendent bi-weekly
    • Attend staff meetings
    • Maintain a positive attitude toward co-workers, the recreation department, and the school district
    • Direct and guide the counselors in all areas
    • Assign daily tasks to the counselors
    • Report any problems which arise with participants, other employees, or the school to the Recreation Superintendent
    • Responsible for all activity and room preparations
    • Keep the spaces neat and orderly
    • Keep storage room orderly and well inventoried
    • Request supplies for the program for the Recreation Superintendent 
    • Assist with acquiring purchase orders and obtaining program supplies
    • Follow and enforce district policies and procedures
    • Assist with mid and end of the year evaluations
    •  Proactive response to any issues and concerns regarding the park district
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Make recommendations to the Recreation Superintendent for improvement on equipment, supplies, facility and program needs
    • Set up and move furniture
    • Clean up space at the end of every day
    • Be flexible and adaptable to new situations
    • Assist in other recreation programs as needed


    Work hours and compensation

    The position of After-School Coordinator is a part-time position and is paid every two weeks at an agreed salary. The position is classified as non-exempt hourly employee status and will work between 1-28 hours a week. The hours worked on a daily basis may vary.

    Environmental conditions

    May be exposed to all weather conditions. May be required to work in various temperatures within the facilities and outdoors.

    Cognitive considerations

    • Must be able to effectively coordinate with staff and keep the program organized
    • Must be able to work closely with staff and other employees and set an example for the staff as well as participants
    • Ability to use good judgment and effective problem-solving skills
    • Maintain proper administrative paperwork. This includes, but is not limited to time sheets, attendance sheets, leave request forms, and accident/injury forms.
    • Uphold and enhance the public image of the district in any contact with the public

    Psychological considerations

    The coordinator must resolve differences and problems that arise with patrons and employees. The coordinator may also have to work under stressful situations when first aid or CPR is required.

    Physical considerations

    This position will be very active, with lots of sitting, standing, walking, and physical exercise. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs may be required. 

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