We are currently looking for substitute activities specialists, please see more information below. If you are interested in a different position feel free to fill out an application and we will keep it on file when we have an available opening.
Job Title: Activities Specialist
Job Classification: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Supervised By: Executive Director
Supervises: No one
Summary: The Activities Specialist will assist the Executive Director to develop and implement a variety of engaging social and educational activities that meet the needs and interests of Center participants.
Essential Job Functions:
- Help develop and implement a variety of engaging social and educational activities that meet the needs and interests of Center participants.
- Assist the Executive Director and Volunteer & Marketing Specialist with developing and implementing promotional campaigns to inform participants and the greater community of upcoming programs and events and encourage them to participate.
- Maintain and organize participant data that are helpful in ensuring that Spark! is sensitive to the needs, goals, and interests of participants in all that we do.
- Ensure all participants have completed a new member profile and enter the data into our contact database in a timely fashion
- Research and communicate with speakers and presenters to assist the Executive Director in developing a calendar of engaging social and educational activities and events that meets the needs and interests of Center participants.
- Coordinate program and event logistics.
- Track attendance results and distribute brief surveys after each class or event to participants and provide a summary report to the Executive Director in a timely fashion
- Work with (train) volunteers who want to help in the Program and Events Department of the Center.
- Ensure program and event supplies and equipment are maintained, let Executive Director know when supplies are low.
- Ensure that all activities meet Spark!’s safety protocols
- Adhere to Spark!’s policies and procedures.
- Other duties as requested by the Executive Director.
Education, Experience and Skills:
Education: A high school diploma or equivalent; college experience (degree in recreation management, human services, education, social services) is preferred.
Experience: 2 years of working with people with special needs and coordinating activities and events is preferred
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to be organized and efficient
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Willingness to consider the advice and opinions of others
- Able to solve problems and maintain composure in stressful situations
- Ability to set and achieve goals
- Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively
- Ability to train and motivate others
- Ability and willingness to act as a role model in conduct and appearance
- Excellent computer skills, including contact management tools
- Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
- Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
- A caring and patient disposition
Employment Application-revised (1) – Click to download application.