Aberdeen Parks and Recreation YAPA Teen Center Supervisors in Aberdeen, South Dakota

The YAPA Teen Center Supervisor is a part-time position that provides facility supervision to YAPA programs, including administrative duties and project assistance. The Site Assistant reports to the Director and works in partnership with a youth board of directors and adult advisory board and under the general direction of the City of Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.Responsibilities/Job Functions:Accept supervision from the Youth Center DirectorOversee and manage day-to-day facility use.Ensure youth center is ready for business prior to opening.Is prepare for programs and meetings and ensures the center is properly cleaned at close, depending on shifts.Maintain order and resolve disputes with youth center participants.Be responsible for developing a working relationship with, and provide the youth center participants with a positive and motivational role model during activities. This includes influencing others to maintain socially appropriate behaviors.Be on site as a program leader as needed during special events and programs that involve the youth center participants to assure a quality event.Respond positively to inquiries or complaints and keep director informed of any concerns or issues related to staff, participants, parents, and other individuals.Work in conjunction with youth board to arrange for scheduled programs by performing such tasks as schedule meetings, set-up for events, reserve audio equipment and order refreshments, etc.Maintain databases by performing such tasks as organizing information, updating information, and producing reports.Attend and participate in all staff meetings as required.Work in accordance with YAPA policies and procedures.Perform other duties as apparent or assigned.Qualifications and Characteristics:18 years of age or olderGenuine desire to work with a culturally diverse group of young adults between 11 and 19 years of age.Valid South Dakota Driver's License, plus good driving record to drive city vehicles.High School graduate or GED.One to two years experience in working in recreation, music or youth leadership programs preferred.Background in working with culturally diverse programs.Ability to relate to people of different ages, ability to develop and maintain positive rapport with different age groups.Demonstrated leadership ability.Maturity and high level of energy.Ability to work weekend, evening, and after school hours.Basic knowledge of Windows application and experience with the Internet required.Salary: $10.00 per hour