Position Information

Sep 1, 2022

Nov 1, 2022


Job Description: 

As a Recreation Aide in Youth Services, you'll:

Assist with Youth Services programs by: ...Supervising children; ...Planning and implementing specific activities for participants; ...Preparing facilities and materials for Youth Services programs; ...Enforcing Youth Services programs rules and regulations; ...Completing disciplinary forms, accident forms, and other paperwork as needed; ...Processing payments and transactions for care offered; ...Responding to questions and providing information related to Youth Services programs and activities.

Assist with the Parks & Recreation Department’s programs and events by: ...Receiving visitors; ...Preparing facilities for programs and events, including cleaning and maintenance of facilities and equipment; ...Responding to questions and providing information related to Parks & Recreation programs; ...Processing payments, registrations, rentals, and transactions; ...Interacting with program/class instructors within the facilities as needed; ...Opening and closing the recreation facility as needed.

Assist with other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age by date of hire (approximately 4 weeks after application date).
  • High school diploma or GED or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Exemplary customer service abilities.
  • View the physical requirements for this position on the City's website.
  • Hours of Availability Required: ...During the school year (ASA: Mid-August through Mid-June): An afternoon/evening shift from 3:30pm to 6:00pm (dependent upon shift assignment and needed coverage for other department programs) at least 3 days per week (Monday through Friday). ...During the summer (SOAR: June through Mid-August): Shifts will vary Monday through Friday. ...Please note some special events will fall outside of the above time frames but will be required on an as-needed basis.
  • Some experience serving as a recreational aide or group leader preferred but not required.

How to apply:

In order to be considered, all candidates must submit a complete City of Harrisonburg online employment application, including previous work experience and education history. This position may close at any time after 10 calendar days (posted 08/25/2022). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status. The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

$13.14 per hour

Hours per week

Duration of position
Year-Round, Part-Time

Employer Information

Chase Martin




409 S. Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA, 22801

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