Summer Athletic Camp Support Staff

Roanoke County   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Education
Posted on April 20, 2024
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Serves as summer day camp staff on a seasonal, hourly basis. Maintains a safe and controlled atmosphere to ensure a high quality program that meets the standards of the department. Leads a series of recreation programs in diverse areas with minimal supervision. Duties are performed under the direct supervision of the Recreation staff. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Leads group classes for designated subject or program.
  • Ensures that all the participants in the program are engaged in the activities and that the participants abide by established standards.
  • Motivates all program participants to accomplish their goals and continue attendance.
  • Interacts spontaneously with members, guests, and center staff at any given time in the facility to model a personal and inviting atmosphere for the facility.
  • Stays current on recreation trends and how they may influence or affect assigned programming area.
  • Starts and ends classes on time and returns all equipment to proper location.
  • Recommends new and/or replacement equipment for areas.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with employees, contractors, customers, and the general public.
  • Fosters a team environment through daily work habits and a positive attitude.
  • Actively participate in meetings to keep informed of facility issues and information.


Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Education or training in the assigned area of programming and instruction.

Required: Two (2) or more years experience teaching/instructing groups of children.
Preferred: Three (3) or more years of experience teaching/instructing groups of children.

Required: Valid Virginia driver's license with good driving record.
Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of group instruction.
  • Knowledge of community recreation program needs.
  • Knowledge of standard safety practices for recreation program assigned.
  • Ability to plan, schedule and coordinate group recreation classes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees, customers and the general public.
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing, to wide variety of staff and customers.
Additional Requirements
Subject to a complete criminal history and Child Protective Services background search with acceptable results. Good physical condition. Following a conditional offer of employment, must pass a post offer physical examination. Must be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and some holidays. Minimum age 18.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Benefits are available to full-time positions only.

County of Roanoke Virginia

5204 Bernard Drive

Roanoke, Virginia, 24018