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Under the direction of the Chief of Community Engagement, Education and Recreation Manager, Outreach Manager, and Assistant Education and Recreation Manager, assists in creating and presenting a variety of nature-based educational programs and recreational experiences primarily to urban and non-traditional audiences.
Position: 2017 Outreach Program Assistant
Salary: Hourly –Non-exempt, Wage Schedule C
Benefits: Participation in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) is mandatory
General Statement of Duties: Under the direction of the Chief of Community Engagement, Education and Recreation Manager, Outreach Manager and Assistant Education and Recreation Manager, assists in creating and presenting a variety of nature-based educational programs and recreational experiences primarily to urban and non-traditional audiences throughout Summit County who would not routinely visit Summit Metro Park programs or facilities
Qualifications: Working toward Bachelor’s degree in Education, Environmental Education, Ecology, or related fields of studies. Knowledge and understanding of methods & principles of interpretation or education. Interpretive guide, planner or heritage interpreter certification not required but, preferred. Ability to conduct both in-formal presentations and mobile programs to non-traditional groups. Knowledge of developmentally appropriate activities and ability to design age-appropriate education curricula and activities.
Valid State of Ohio’s driver’s license with clear driving record.
Conditions of Employment: Must successfully complete a one-month probationary period.
Send completed application to:
Summit Metro Parks
Attn. Human Resources
975 Treaty Line Rd.
Akron, OH 44313
Phone calls will not be accepted.
Open until filled
Date posted online:
September 18, 201