Job Opportunities

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.