Recreation Program Coordinator – Youth Employment
Who We Are
Orlando, The City Beautiful
For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We're transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.
This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.
Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.
Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.
NATURE OF WORK:
Youth Employment Program Coordinators connect youth ages 15 thru 25 to meaningful work experience and career exploration opportunities. The program primarily serves youth experiencing barriers to employment and economic success. Providing employability skills training and support, the program aims to change the trajectory of the economic success of our youth by facilitating a smooth transition from school to the workforce.
Performs administrative and case managerial tasks in planning, coordinating, and conducting the Youth Employment program. Employees in this role may be assigned to manage one or more specialized programs. Work assignments require the exercise of initiative and independent judgement in organizing and coordinating youth programming and community partnerships to meet the needs of youth participants, parents/guardians, and the community. Work is reviewed through observation, reports, performance evaluations, and counseling sessions. Employees may be required to work evenings, weekends, or holidays on occasion.
Bachelors degree in Recreation Administration or a closely related field; and a minimum of one (1) year of experience with program management in specialty area required; or an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience. Bilingual in Spanish and English Highly Preferred. Must possess a valid Florida driver's license. A Commercial Drivers License is desired. FRPA Certification desired.
VALID DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW. VALID FLORIDA DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE.
City of Orlando Benefits
Closing Date/Time: 9/15/2023 5:00 PM Eastern