The Assistant Youth Director works under the direction of the Preschool & Youth Director in the planning, development, staffing, training and organization of the Youth Department. This position requires experience in youth recreational programming, strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Responsible for completing all accident and incident report forms immediately following the accident or incident and return to the Director of Programs and Operations and Administration Office immediately after completion.
Assist in the organizing, planning, leading and coordinating of After School Recreation Club and Summer Camp program.
Assist in hire, train, and supervise all personnel within youth programs.
Maintain accurate record of staff time sheets and deliver payroll to Business and HR Manager
Collaborates with outside agencies/organizations when appropriate for programming.
Assist in theinternal and external promotion of the Youth programs.
Assist in planning and coordinating of youth special event programs.
Develop and implement recreation programs for ages 3-13.
Attend all required staff meetings and special events.
Keep supervisors up to date on all relevant issues and situations.
Maintain a positive working relationship with fellow staff and members of all ages and background.
Maintain effective communication with Management Team members to promote cross departmental cooperation and effective management of intra-departmental activities.
Accept special projects as assigned by the Preschool & Youth Director and Director of Programs and Operations.
Responsible to follow all policies and procedures outlined in the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association Personnel Manual.
Certifications / Requirements:
Department of Social Services Preschool Certification Training (will train)
American Red Cross (or equivalent)CPR / First Aid / Blood-borne Pathogens for Infants and\ Children
Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management or equivalent
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
Strong Leadership and Interpersonal skills
About Hilton Head Island Recreation Association
The Hilton Head Island Recreation Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all area residents. The Association produces, provides and coordinates public recreation programs, "wellness" activities and special events. The Association commits itself to monitoring the recreation needs of the community and instituting change where appropriate.