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Intern - Recreation
Position Type: Part-Time

Salary Range: $11.00 Hourly

Location: 
Fishers Parks and Recreation, Fishers, Indiana

Position Description: 

The purpose of this position is to further the student's understanding and experience in the field of parks and recreation. The intern will assist with a variety of recreation management duties. The intern will work with summer camp counselors which will improve instructional programming skills for preschool and youth camps as well as provide assistance at Saxony beach. The student will shadow the Recreation Manager and Program Coordinators in day-to-day activities as well as evening programs as needed.

Examples of Duties

  • Budgeting, marketing, evaluating, researching, purchasing items and performing other special projects
  • Program planning, development and implementation
  • Learning RecTrac software basics
  • Leading summer camp activities, games, songs, arts and crafts activities (abiding by safety regulations)
  • Assisting in developing and implementing plans for special events and recreation activities
  • Assisting in managing Saxony beach operations (opening and/or closing the beach and on-site facilities, providing general customer service, minor beach maintenance and janitorial duties)

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate must be a full-time college student majoring in Parks & Recreation or related field. Must have or be able to obtain CPR and first aid certification. Must have reliable transportation to and from program sites. Must pass a complete criminal history background check.

Applicant must be able to begin work on May 15, 2017 and work until August 11, 2017.

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