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Old Firehouse Teen Center Activity Facilitator
Job Title: Old Firehouse Teen Center Activity Facilitator
Job Code: ELT-MCC-12001
Address: 1440 Chain Bridge Road McLean, Virginia 22101
Phone: (703) 448-8336
Emp Type: Part-Time
Required Education: Finished High School
Years of Experience:  1
Travel: None
Starting Salary: $14.50/hr
Start Date: 4/2/2018
# of Openings: 1
Description: This advertisement will be used to fill multiple positions including immediate and Summer Camp hires. Salary: $14.50-$15/hour DOE, Partial Benefits Eligible Schedule: 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; additional morning, evening and weekend hours will be required. Job Objectives: Under direct guidance of the Old Firehouse Manager this position is responsible for direct supervision of teens and “tweens” in a recreation setting, off-site field trips and summer programs. Facilitators research, create and implement appropriate recreation and leisure program experiences for the teens of the community while ensuring a safe and fun environment and continually encouraging personal growth within participants. Essential Functions: Act as an integral part of a team providing exceptional customer service to all who enter the Old Firehouse. Provide direct supervision to participants to ensure safety, while promoting fun and encouraging positive interaction and relationship development. Facilitators act as role models for impressionable youth. Safely operate 12 passenger vans while transporting staff and participants. Research, develop, and implement appropriate recreation and leisure programs and clubs. Prepare recreational facilities for participant use and report any safety deficiencies. Represent and convey information regarding the Old Firehouse’s programs and services at community and school events Support center operations through purchasing of supplies, maintaining inventory, and other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: 21 years old 1 year of experience in a recreation setting coordinating and implementing recreational programs. Possession of a valid state driver’s license with no more than 5 demerit points. Current First Aid/CPR certification or the ability to obtain certification within 90 days of employment. Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a child protective services background check and a check of the applicants driving record. Preferred Qualifications: Currently or previously enrolled in an accredited college or university with at least 1 year worth of course work in recreation, leisure, fitness, education or a related field. Principles, practices and methods of recreation program development, facilitation, and teambuilding. Principles, methods and techniques of supervising teenage participants in recreational activities. Recreational activity hazards and standard safety practices. Rules, practices, techniques and equipment used in a wide range of recreational and leisure activities. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Working Conditions: Office and indoor/outdoor recreational facility environment; travel from site to site; exposure to computer screens, potentially hazardous chemicals, inclement weather conditions; may work in or with water; may work on slippery or uneven surfaces. Schedule may include morning, evening and weekend hours. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing or sitting for prolonged periods of time; moderate or light lifting and carrying; operating motorized vehicles.
Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Company Information
Company Name: McLean Community Center
Health Insurance
Attention: Recreation Professionals

  Listing #:   3263   
  Date Created:   2/27/2018
  Last Updated:   3/1/2018
  Date Expired:   3/29/2018
  View:   68