Danville Virginia Parks and Recreation is seeking an experienced individual to plan, schedule and oversee the daily activities of Ballou Recreation Center. Must have experience in planning, organizing and executing a varied schedule of life enrichment opportunities for all levels of seniors from those who are very active to those with cognitive impairments. A minimum of two years’ experience working with educational and senior programs for individuals over the age of 55 is required, experience in the supervision of employees is required, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, volunteers, community groups, boards, businesses, citizens and co-workers. Uses creative ideas, can multitask, implement plans and remain flexible. Ability to produce monthly newsletters and flyers. Person must have compassion and desire to work with the senior population, able to do presentations before large groups of people, flexibility with schedule including availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Prefer education equivalent to graduation from an NRPA accredited college or university with a degree in leisure services with considerable experience in recreation.
Over one year professional experience and valid drivers license
Internal Number: 6329
About City of Danville
The City of Danville is a progressive town on the border of North Carolina and Virginia and has a population of just over 40,000 people. The city sits in the largest county in Virginia, Pittsylvania County, and shares borders with Caswell County North Carolina. The department has seven divisions made up of Park Maintenance, Community Recreation, Special Recreation, Administration, Libraries, Sports and Athletics and Park Services. Programming areas focus on Out of School, Community Events and Programs, Outdoor Recreation, Health and Wellness, Seniors, Special Events, Therapeutic Recreation, Facility Managers as well as Youth and Adult Athletics.