Clarksville Parks & recreation

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129

812-283-5313

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SUMMER EXPLORER LEADER - SEASONAL/PART-TIME

 

Job Scope:

Summer Explorers is a program for children ages 7-12 years old, and is meant to help keep area kids active and entertained during the summer months. The program is held for 5 weeks (Monday-Thursday) between June 3rd and July 5th. Activities and locations vary each day, but most include sports, crafts, water play, and visits to the Clarksville Cove Family Aquatic Center.  Summer Explorer Leaders are tasked with maintaining a safe and fun environment for program participants, setting up and cleaning up the day's activities, and other duties as assigned.  Leaders will be expected to play and interact with our participants during ALL activities including swimming, athletics, and games. Summer Explorer Leaders report directly to the program coordinator. Dress code will be a t-shirt (provided by Clarksville Parks) and khaki shorts.

 

Hours:

The hours for these positions vary based on the program schedule, however most days the work hours are between 8:30am-12:30pm (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays).  Employees will work approximately 16-20 hours per week. Summer Explorer leaders are also given the opportunity to work additional hours during our summer movies, concerts, and special events.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Successful candidates will be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to spend extended periods of time outdoors in summer weather.
  • Experience working with children a plus.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Pay: $8.00 Per Hour

 

Application Process

Only qualified applicants should send resume and completed Clarksville Parks Employment Application to kconklin@clarksvilleparks.com or mail to:

 

Clarksville Parks & Recreation

ATTN: Ken Conklin

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221

Clarksville, IN 47129

 

Applications will be accepted until May 3, 2019 or until filled. EOE

MAINTENANCE STAFF - PART-TIME

The Clarksville Parks and Recreation District is accepting applications for a part-time laborer’s position to assist in the maintenance and repair of parks and recreation facilities.  The person will be responsible for mowing, landscaping, upkeep of park areas, and the general repair and cleaning of buildings and facilities.  Position includes work on evenings, weekends, holidays, and during inclement weather.

 

Qualifications:

  • The ability to lift up to 50lbs required.
  • Ability to learn quickly and follow instructions.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • You must be at least 16 years old to apply

 

Wage: $10 Per Hour

 

Application Process:

Submit Clarksville Parks Employment Application to info@clarksvilleparks.com or mail to:

 

Clarksville Parks & Recreation Dept.

2000 Broadway, Suite 221

Clarksville, IN 47129

 

Applications will be accepted until all positions have been filled.

SUMMER INTERNSHIP (PAID) - PART-TIME

 

Job Scope:

The Summer Intern will provide assistance with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of sports and recreation activities for people of all ages and abilities. Specific duties are discussed in interviews but may include the following: facilitating recreational activities, assisting with golf course and aquatic center operations, participating in the execution of the department marketing plan, assisting with our Summer Explorers Program, creating content for and maintaining social media channels, and working with office administration.  Interns will not be sitting at a desk and answering phones all day.  Our interns participate in all facets of our department’s operations, and receive a quality hands-on learning experience.

 

Hours:

Interns are expected to work at least 10-20 hours per week on programs and projects during normal office hours (8:30am – 4:30pm | Monday – Friday), with some weekend and evening programs/events. Housing is not provided for this internship.  Internship will begin and end based on Student's university schedule and department needs.

 

Qualifications

  • Commitment to a positive, fun and team-oriented working environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of all ages and abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Successful completion of a background check and drug test.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, and be outside in the elements for an extended period of time.
  • To be successful in this position, the applicant MUST be outgoing and good at dealing with people.
  • Must be currently enrolled and taking classes in an accredited college or university with the intent of obtaining a degree in Parks & Recreation, Sports Administration, Facility Management, Marketing and Communications, or a related field.

Additional Desired Skills (Preferred, but not required)

  • Background working with children and/or adults in a recreational setting.
  • Experience using social media to support a business or organization.
  • Previous graphic design, video production/editing, or photography experience.

Pay: This is a PAID INTERNSHIP with a pay rate of $10.00 per hour.

 

Application Process:

Only qualified applicants should send resume and completed Internship Application to kconklin@clarksvilleparks.com or mail to:

 

Clarksville Parks & Recreation

ATTN: Ken Conklin

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221

Clarksville, IN 47129

 

Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2019 or until filled. EOE

The Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department is supported through the kindness of local volunteers.  We are always looking for individuals interested in serving their community, but you must be at least 16 years old to volunteer.  If you are interested in volunteering, send an email to info@clarksvilleparks.com.

volunteer opportunities

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129  |  (812) 283-5313  |  info@clarksvilleparks.com

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313 | info@clarksvilleparks.com

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313  |  info@clarksvilleparks.com

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2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221

Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313

info@clarksvilleparks.com

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221

Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313

info@clarksvilleparks.com