Sports Camp Lead

Town of Blacksburg   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Sports and Recreation / Fitness
Posted on March 17, 2023
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General Definition of Work

Assists in designing and leading individual Summer Sports Camp programs through the Recreation Summer Camp season. Programs may be oriented toward any age group. The Sports Camp Lead must have fundamental knowledge knowledge of the sport that is being taught or lead in the program and will instruct participants in sportsmanship and the development in the sport itself.

Shift: Monday - Friday (Summer) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Town of Blacksburg is an EEO Employer M/F/D/V 

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of program curriculum 
  • Maintain list of program needs and materials and communicate with designated supervisor
  • Works closely with the Program Supervisor in implementing schedule of program
  • Lead and supervise the program and all participants
  • Prepares areas and locations in preparation of programs; obtains and stores equipment in proper area in an organized manner
  • Enforces all safety rules
  • Upholds and enforces department policies
  • Reports potential physical hazards of the facility and equipment to the Program Supervisor
  • Effectively communicates problems to the Program Supervisor and Department staff or others
  • Program lead must possess strong oral and written communication skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High School Diploma or GED Certification required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Completion of a CPR , Standard First Aid, AED courses, or have the ability to obtain training, and any other training scheduled by the department
  • A valid driver's license with an satisfactory driving record

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, see and hear
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands and arms to write, throw, reach and catch
  • The employee is frequently required to stoop to pick up equipment
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to humid and hot conditions of a gymnasium or outdoor weather
  • The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud


No benefits are available for this position.