Desired start date: May 25th, 2021 Completion date: August 27th, 2021 Typical schedule is Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5:30pm, Select Saturdays are required for special events. Limited seasonal housing available.
The Recreation Intern will work closely with the Recreation Programs Manager and Recreation Coordinator in planning, implementing and executing a variety of youth programs and special events. Seeking an organized, reliable, flexible and team orientated person who enjoys working with youth. This position will be suited to meet the specific internship requirements and needs of the applicant.
Plans, prepares and participates in recreation programs and special events.
Assists with the planning, set-up, execution and tear down of special events.
Responsible for the well-being, safety and care of children and youth attending Recreation and Culture Department programs.
Responsible for creating a fun and energetic environment for the campers on a daily basis.
Work in a team-based environment supporting the Recreation and Culture Department, the Town of Frisco, the initiatives of the Director and Manager, and other counselors.
Interact with guests, parents, and participants in a positive and professional manner, utilizing excellent guest service standards.
Maintain professional attitudes and relationships with parents, participants, and co-workers.
Adhere to Town of Frisco and camp rules and regulations including proper attire, safety procedures, and overall professionalism.
Participate in safety training and respond to emergencies in an appropriate manner.
Assist at the Frisco Bay Marina, Frisco Historic Park, and Frisco Adventure Park with guest services, programs, events, and as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Be currently enrolled, or a recent graduate of a university or junior college pursuing or having completed a degree in Parks & Recreation, Youth Programming, Sports Management or similar field= required. Computer Operations: Microsoft Excel, Publisher, Word and Outlook experience= required. Licenses or Accreditations: Community CPR and First Aid, and PDT is required within the first 60 days of hire= required. Previous Work Experience: ONE year previous experience working with youth ages 5-12= preferred. Language Ability: Fluent in English= required. Other: Previous experience working with youth ages 5-12= preferred. Other: Special Event Management experience= preferred. Other: Guest Service Experience= preferred.
Internal Number: 4
About Town of Frisco
Welcome to the Town of Frisco! We are honored you are considering the Town of Frisco as your next employer. Every day, the Town’s Leadership and Human Resources teams work to create a workplace of engaged and connected employees. We do this by providing our employees with wellness programs, competitive vacation leave policies, matching retirement savings and events. We understand that you and your family's health are important, and thus, we offer a competitive and comprehensive health benefits package. Explore our benefits page to learn more about the benefits we offer to our employees. At the Town of Frisco, we strive to recognize the achievements of our employees; listen to their concerns; and treat them with respect. Frisco’s Human Resources Division strives to serve the Town’s staff and meet their diverse expectations. The Town of Frisco averages 80 full time year-round employees, and approximately 160 total employees including seasonal employees during the peak of the summer season.