MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Recruitment #20-G3-0107

Introduction

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is a team of talented professionals, driven by results and customer relationships, and committed to excellence. The effective delivery of programs and community services can provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Be a part of something that matters!

Job Description

PRCS is seeking a Middle School Program Assistant to join our Youth After School (YAS) Program. If you enjoy the energy and excitement of working with youth in grades 6-8 and are looking for a career that will make a difference in the life of an adolescent then this could be the position you’ve been looking for.

Priorities for this position include:

  • Interacting with middle school students at various YAS sites throughout the county
  • Applying strong organizational skills and attention to detail while maintaining participant records
  • Participating on projects addressing youth issues
  • Servicing participants, parents and staff by providing program information and registration materials

Successful candidates will:

  • Understand the work schedule is Monday-Friday, 10:00-6:00, with some flexibility to meet programming needs
  • Strive to exceed expectations and foster relationships with positive and effective communication

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development

Job Requirements

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma
  • Strong organizational and time management skills required
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Certification in First Aid, CPR for adult, infant and child
  • Negative TB test result prior to beginning work
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Special Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Course work in education or recreation with 6 months experience working with children or youth in educational, recreational, or at-risk activities
  • Program planning experience and the ability to utilize automated systems
  • Experience recruiting, scheduling and supervising staff

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will:

  • Submit to a criminal background check, Child Protective Services (CPS) check, credit check and DMV record check