Do you have a specialty you'd like to teach?
Do you enjoy working with our wonderful senior population?
HARD would love to meet you! Our Senior Center is looking for Program Instructors!
This position offers up to 8 hours per week or 4 hours per week, maximum.
Date Adopted: 04/05/2021
Under supervision of the Recreation Supervisor and/or Recreation Coordinator II, the Program Instructor will provide instruction in recreation programs for a target group at various outdoor and indoor locations throughout the District.
Incumbents in this class are primarily responsible for instruction of group recreation programs or classes in an area of expertise and may also perform general duties to assist with general duties such as record keeping.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Incumbents may not perform all duties. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Develop and implement curriculum for the program
Ensure safety and proper technique of participation while in the program
Responsible for planning and instructing group recreation programs/classes in one or more assigned areas
Work with people of all ages and skill levels
Assist with marketing and outreach of programs
Provide a high level of customer service to parents and participants
Instruct participants on program subject; explain and demonstrate skills
Good communication skills; ability to explain things clearly
Maintains good public relations and keeps supervisors informed of customer and facility needs
Maintains records of participation and completes required reports
Report any repairs or maintenance on equipment or facility used
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers
Performs other duties as assigned
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. The functions of this position are performed both in indoor and outdoor settings. Incumbents may be assigned an irregular working schedule including weekends, early mornings, evenings and holidays and may have to travel between various locations. Incumbents may be required to wear an appropriate uniform with identification.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have: hearing and speech adequate to communicate in person, by telephone, by PA system and to be able to speak loudly in a noisy setting; vision adequate to clearly distinguish objects and persons at a distance and to identify signs of emergencies; bodily movement adequate to sit, stand or walk for prolonged periods of time; manual dexterity adequate to grasp objects, use fine manipulation, write and operate office machines and equipment; may have to climb, balance stoop or crouch; and strength and endurance to safely lift and carry items of up to 50 pounds.