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City of Bloomington, Indiana

Mayor John Hamilton

Position Description

Summer job opportunity working with at-risk youth in Bloomington. Provide on-site supervision and lead a group of summer campers through activities at the Banneker Community Center for the Summer Program. Implement daily activities--educational, sports, cultural, fitness, health and wellness and social programs. Work closely with Banneker Program Coordinator and Camp Specialist, community groups and volunteers to provide quality activities for youth ages 5-12. This camp offers staff creativity in implementing enjoyable activities for youth with the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of participants.


High School and some collegiate education or equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Training/Special Skills

Ability to interact effectively with children and adults. Must be mature and have good judgment. Must display integrity, and take pride in preserving the safety and well-being of participants at all times. Ability to empathize and understand the lives of at-risk youth and display passion and enthusiasm for inspiring participants to dream big. Must have strong planning skills and the ability to implement a variety of recreational activities. Ability to work independently, supervise participants, and take direction from the Site Supervisor. Must be self-motivated and disciplined to carry out protocols and policies and work as a member of a large team.


Demonstrated ability to supervise, motivate and work well with children and peers. Prior work history or knowledge, working with adolescents.


Valid Indiana License, CPR and First Aid or ability to obtain.


Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-5:30 Dates: June 4-July 27 Staff will work 3-4 days per week 8:30-6:00 with weekly morning meetings taking place at 8:00 am.


$10.17 per hour.

Applicants for this position are subject to a criminal history background check. Direct deposit is a required condition of employment.


Anyone wishing to apply for this position must submit an application to Bloomington Parks and Recreation, 401 N. Morton St. Ste. 250, Bloomington, Indiana either in person during business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F), by mail (PO Box 848, Bloomington, IN 47402) or by fax ((812) 349-3705).

Students attending Indiana University may submit applications to the Student Employment Office at 625 N. Jordan. Applications are available at the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation main office and at the Student Employment Office. Applicants are encouraged to apply by March 10, 2018.

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The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, marital status, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation and disability status in employment or the provision of services.

The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with the information from each new employee's I-9 form to confirm work authorization.