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As the second-largest and most vibrant community in Montana, the City of Missoula depends on our purposeful, dedicated, and talented employees.  We invite and encourage all people to join us in our pursuit to make a difference in your life and our community. We believe that all people should have full and equal access to opportunities, power, and resources.

Missoula has a variety of careers for people of all experiences and backgrounds whom all come together with a singular purpose—to serve the residents, businesses, and visitors.With more than 600 employees in our departments, the City of Missoula invites you to become apart of our municipal government. There are multiple opportunities to begin, grow, and build your career. We are committed to and have placed a high priority on recruiting a workforce that is representative of the community we serve.

The Human Resources Department at the City of Missoula understands that the key to our employee's success begins at the recruitment process. Our department strives to provide and promote a learning culture. We cultivate learning opportunities at all stages of employment. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at 406-552-6130.

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Youth Recreation Program Facilitator

Department: Parks & Recreation Recreation
Job Status: Part-Time
Shift: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Rate of Pay: $10.67/hr - $13.01/hr
Position Type: Intermittent Employee - No Benefits
Status: SkillSurvey Report
Details: Initial interviews and screening will begin immediately
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Job Details

Youth Recreation Program Facilitator                                                       

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation

STATUS: Intermittent employee; not eligible for benefits

HOURLY RATE: $10.67/hr—$13.01/hr

Dependent on the availability of Parks and Recreation program needs, the Program Manager will determine staff hiring based on minimum qualification requirements. This position will provide you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience while working in a fun, fast-paced environment!

Screening of applications will begin immediately. However, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.    

General Statement

The Youth Recreation Program Facilitator works as part of a dynamic team to facilitate comprehensive recreational programs for the greater community. Positions include site facilitation, coaching, youth programs, seasonal programs, and adult programs

Youth Recreation Program Facilitator

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acts as a positive role model in all interactions with program participants
  • Responsible for the facilitation and supervision of up to 10--25 children daily
  • Supervise Recreational Programing during regular out of school time
  • Responsible for the overall safety of the youth in the parks and sponsored field trips
  • Perform other related duties to ensuring effective and efficient functioning of the Recreation Program

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of the recreation field
  • Ability to work on a team and maintain a positive attitude while working with children
  • Knowledge of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Ability to foster relationships with administrators and teaching staff
  • Ability to practice safe work habits while in the operation of City of Missoula vehicle(s)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of maturity and flexibility to create a positive learning experience

Required Qualifications

  • Valid CPR certificate
  • Verified acceptable driving record

Special Condition

Can choose as few or as many days per week to work, Monday—Friday 1—6 p.m. MST

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Must possess or be able to obtain within 30 calendar days of employment a Montana Driver License
  • Must have or obtain certification from American Red Cross (ARC), or equivalent, training in First Aid within 90 calendar days of employment

Diversity Statement

The City of Missoula is committed to cultivating, fostering, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political ideas, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.


Application Documents

City of Missoula Application

Supplemental Question

  1. How many years of experience to you have working in a similar position?
  2. Please list your current ARC certifications?