Collier County Program Leader - Golden Gate Community Center in Naples, Florida

Program Leader - Golden Gate Community Center



Program Leader - Golden Gate Community Center


$31,200.00 Annually


Naples, FL

Job Type

Full Time, Regular


Public Services Department

Job Number



1/17/2019 11:59 PM Eastern

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Purpose of Classification

The purpose of this classification is to perform skilled/professional work to implement a program of recreational activities and oversee child care functions at Golden Gate Community Center.

Essential Functions

This position is assigned to Golden Gate Community Center. Organizes and sets up programs and activities; supervises recreation activities; resolves differences that may arise during play; enforces safety rules and guidelines. Greets the public at the front desk; answers the telephone; gives information over the phone and in person; receives and documents fees; balances cash drawer. Participates in short- and long-range planning; obtains permission and permits where applicable. Supervises all aspects of special events; makes provisions for parking and security; assists with clean-up after event. Assists with contracts, special events, and other information needed to run programs. Prepares and maintains logs and reports of daily activities; prepares forms for registration; registers participants; prepares attendance sheets; files program information. Opens and closes the recreation building; checks buildings; reports any maintenance problems; maintains order in the building; checks keys in and out. Sets up room for activity; cleans and prepares rooms for programs; prepares office and facility for next day's use; loads and unloads tables and chairs; removes trash after activities. Attends meetings. Schedules and rents out gym and picnic shelters for activities; accounts for and ensures safety of money received; makes schedules for leagues and organizations. Posts and fills summer camp positions; screens applicants. Purchases and inventories supplies and equipment for programs; prepares purchase orders; cleans and organizes supply closets; orders and issues divisional clothing. Plans and provides for the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development of the children in a developmentally appropriate environment, using an approved curriculum; Plans and implements the approved curriculum; Observes, records, and documents children's progress; Maintains all files per the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and Early Learning Coalition standards; Acts as a positive role model for children; Provides for the health, safety, and welfare of the children by maintaining a clean environment, taking appropriate action when accidents or illnesses occur, and encourages and teaches hygiene, good eating habits, and manners; Works cooperatively as a team, and communicates openly and effectively with co-workers and supervisor; Encourages family involvement in the program, communicates daily with parents in a professional and courteous manner, and takes part in parent conferences. Performs other related duties as required. In the event of a declared state of emergency, employees in this classification may be called to work during days or hours other than those for which they are regularly scheduled.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; one (1) year of experience in parks and recreation. Requires the possession and maintenance of a valid Florida driver's license with any applicable endorsements and maintain eligibility requirements and endorsement(s) to drive a County vehicle as provided in CMA 5805. Must possess and maintain certifications in CPR and First Aid, for VPK program must obtain an infant/child CPR and First Aid certifications. Will be required to complete childcare classes. Fingerprinting required.