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El Camino Play Worker - Part Time

Company: Ibero-American Action League, Inc.
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:

Under supervision of El Camino Parks Initiative Youth Specialist, El Camino Play Workers are responsible for providing support to El Camino Plays Summer program. The project aims to activate the play space of Don Samuel Torres Park in the neighborhood to improve the quality of life for the residents and youth.

This is a free summer program for neighborhood youth, for 8 weeks Monday Friday from 11:3 0am 3:30 pm. Play workers will encourage residents to come down to the park and play. The purpose of the programming is to encourage the children of the community to stay involved, use the park, and increase community ownership of the space.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with staff from other agency programs and participants
  • Tracks all relevant paperwork required by El Camino Parks Initiative Youth Specialist
  • Responds to requests from staff and participants
  • Will clean site of program daily before programming starts and will clean site of program daily after programming ends
  • Sets up items needed for program before the start of session
  • Helps lead games or activities during program hours
  • Responsibilities include working on Don Samuel Torres Park and interacting with community
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by El Camino Parks Initiative project staff

Authority:

The employee must be resourceful and able to display initiative and understanding of interpersonal relations as well as exercise initiative in setting priorities to task and in making decisions to guide daily operations of the program, within the framework of the agency's policies and procedures.

Position Qualifications:

Competency Statement(s)

  • Customer Oriented- ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures
  • Diversity Oriented- Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type
  • Ethical- Ability to demonstrate professionalism conforming to a set of values and accepted standards
  • Comfortable interacting with the going public and participants of program and assisting with participant retention
  • Friendly- Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others
  • Organized Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task
  • Communication, Oral- Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word
  • Communication, Written ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely

Skills and Abilities:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

Physical Demands:

The position does require occasional standing, squatting, lifting of up to approximately 40lbs and leading games and activities.

Keywords: Ibero-American Action League, Inc., Rochester , El Camino Play Worker - Part Time, Other , Rochester, New York

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