Summer Sports Camp and Facilities Intern (SSCF) will work with Parks and Recreation staff to provide ongoing program coordination assistance, which will aid in ensuring the quality of the recreation’s summer camps and programs. In addition, the position will assist staff and operations of the Strike Zone Batting Cages and other recreation facilities. This internship is an excellent opportunity for a student who desires hands-on experience with kids and sports in the recreation field. The SSCF Intern will work directly under the Recreation Specialists to assist in developing and overseeing all aspects of Summer Sports Camps. This includes but not limited to; planning, coordination, scheduling, and participating in the instruction and operations of Sports Camps. Interns should be excellent role models, positive, creative, safety-conscious, and have knowledge of a variety of sports. SSCF intern will be expected to create a camp itinerary consisting of sport-specific drills and activities for Parks and Recreation summer and fall sports programs. Furthermore, SSCF intern will help with the setup of all field equipment, help check-in/out campers, provide instruction, encourage campers throughout the day, and supervise behavior. Dates of employment are May 2019 through August 18, 2019. Incumbent subject to pre-employment background check and drug test.
Intern will direct sports-camp staff while working to ensure all paperwork, registration, and schedules have been created.
Intern will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing quality control of day-day sport camp activities.
Work with program staff during on-field programs and events.
Assist with operations and management of Strike Zone Batting Cages.
Will assist in other programs and areas of Parks and Recreation as needed.
Direct camp operations, making sure camp is organized and details covered prior to participants’ arrival.
Assist with a variety of administrative tasks.
Intern will report directly to Recreation Specialists.
Assist other members of Parks and Recreation staff as needed.
Working towards a degree in Parks and Recreation, Sports Management or Education/Youth Development or related degree
Demonstrated decision-making and leadership skills
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
Demonstrated success working in a team environment
Must possess a Valid Driver’s License
Experience in managing multiple tasks while maintaining timeliness, accuracy, and attention to detail
Must be PC proficient with experience in MS Word, PowerPoint, and advanced Excel skills
The ability to work 30-40 hours per week; nights and weekends as needed
ALL POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING.
Additional Salary Information: Possibility of temporary housing assistance
About City of Billings, Montana
Billings, the largest city (population: 109,000) in Montana, is located in south central Montana, within easy driving distance of Yellowstone National Park. Nestled in the fertile valley of the Yellowstone River and framed on three sides by scenic mountain ranges, Billings is a blend of plains and mountain geographies.
The Billings Department of Parks, Recreation and Public Lands manages the City’s Parks and Recreation System. Residents and visitors are offered approximately 2,580 acres (approximately 4 square miles) of parkland that includes: 171 park areas, 46 playgrounds, 21 restrooms, 22 basketball courts, 25 tennis courts, 29 park shelters, 66 horseshoe pits, over 100 athletic fields (soccer, baseball and softball), 6 neighborhood centers, 30 miles of paved multi-use trails, 3 cemeteries, 2 outdoor pools, 2 wading pools, 4 spray parks, 1 dog park, batting cage facility, par 3 golf course and a minor league baseball stadium.
The department provides over 270 recreation programs for people of all ages (pre-school through senior citizens). These programs are offered in a wide range of interests including; Aquatics, Youth Sports, Youth Camps, Adult Sports, Fitness, Special I...nterest, and Adults Age 55+. In addition, activities are also provided by the department indirectly through partnerships with various organizations.