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Programming and Marketing Specialist- Swanston Community Center


Under the direction of the Supervisor of Recreation Services coordinates, implements, supervises and evaluates community center marketing and special events; youth, adult, and senior leisure enrichment classes, and provides supervision of the Community Center in the absence of the Supervisor of Recreation Services/Community Center Director.



This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties including management and oversight of essential functions to the operation of a multi-generational community center. Areas of responsibility will cover marketing and promotion, contract class management, assistance with budget preparation, planning and management of special events, partnership building and network development, facility rental oversight, program evaluation and utilizing collected data to determine facility program schedule, volunteer recruitment and management, as well as fundraising... (read Full Description Below)

Job Description-Rec Specialist 2014

Application Instructions: Submit a completed Mission Oaks Employment Application, Resume with references, and cover letter to Swanston Community Center, Attention: Danny Curtola (Mailing address 2350 Northrop Ave, Sacramento CA 95825)

Deadline to apply: Friday, April 25 at 5:00PM

Project HYPE

Project HYPE is a summer camp for kids ages 8-13 that focuses on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and physical fitness.  During our six week program leaders will lead groups of kids in a variety of games and activities throughout the day (8am-12:30pm).  The leader position is one that requires high energy individuals with experience working and interacting with youths.


Swanston: Summer Recreation Leader

Would you like to spend your summer acting silly? The Swanston Community Center is looking for energetic and outgoing Summer Camp Leaders to create a safe environment for our local youth. Job begins June 5 and ends August 8, 2014. Leaders are asked to commit to six weeks of camp and be able to work either morning or afternoon shifts. 

Please submit your resume and application to Liz by April 21, 2014 as a group interview will be held at the end of April.

Summer Recreation Leader Job Description

Swanston Community Center
2350 Northrop Ave, Sacramento CA 95825.

For more information contact Liz at (916)333-6464 or 

TEAM LEADER with the BRIDGES After School Program

Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District is looking for college students or those interested in careers in education to work in the Bridges After-School Program with elementary and middle school students in the San Juan Unified School District for the 2012-13 school year.

We are looking for people who can plan and lead recreation games, assist students with homework, and facilitate enrichment activities. Please do not apply for this position if you are looking for a short-term, temporary position. Building positive relationships with students is critical to the success of our programs and we prefer candidates who are committed.  Work schedules are Monday-Friday and hours vary depending on the school sites, but are approximately 2:00-6:15 MTWF and 12:30-6:15 on Thursdays.  You can read the qualifications and description for this position below.


Basic academic competency must be demonstrated by providing one of the following: Proof of a passing score on the San Juan Unified School District’s proficiency exam, transcripts demonstrating completion of two years of college (48 semester units/60 quarter units), an AA/AS degree (or higher), or proof of a passing score on the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST).

The position requires passing of a criminal background check. 

Education and Experience (Recreation Leader I):

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent; any combination of training, education, and experience which demonstrates the ability to assist in the planning and facilitation of activities in an after school program; Ability to work after school hours and attend occasional evening or weekend meetings/trainings; CPR/First Aid certification desirable.

Recreation Leader I Description:

Under general supervision assists in providing academic support to both large and small groups of elementary, middle and/or high school students. Facilitates assigned enrichment and recreation activities to students and performs miscellaneous related duties. Applicants should have the:

  • Desire to work with children
  • Ability to lead groups of children in homework assistance, enrichment, and recreation activities
  • Ability to facilitate age appropriate and safe group activities
  • Maintain professional boundaries with students and staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively, take directions, and follow through
  • Desire to work collaboratively on a team
  • Competency in basic academic skills such as reading, math, spelling, language arts and writing.

Please submit your application AND resume (applications for employment may be found above) to:

Rodney Dahlberg
Supervisor of Recreation
3344 Mission Ave.
Carmichael, CA 95608
(916) 488-7276 ext. 3017

Independent Contractors

Mission Oaks Community Center and Swanston Community Center: Do you have a new and exciting class to offer? We are looking for energetic independent contractor instructors. Please send a proposal to (MOCC) or (SCC).


Elementary and Middle School Sports

Paid coaches and officials positions are available for after school sports including volleyball, football, basketball, wrestling and track starting August, 2012 - May, 2013. For Elementary positions please call 488-7276 ext. 3016. For Middle School positions please call 488-7276 ext. 3005.