City of Ypsilanti
  • 08-Oct-2018 to 08-Nov-2018 (EST)
  • Recreation
  • Ypsilanti, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Position Function:

The City of Ypsilanti and the Parkridge Community Center is looking for a Recreation

Aide who can assist with providing facility and administrative support to the department in the summer months.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide office and administrative support to the department.

Help with the coordinating of departmental databases including but not limited to data entry, reports, and quality assurance.

Lead individual and small group project activities to a diverse customer base.

Assist staff in monitoring class rooms and areas within the facility where customers gather.

Tutor grade school students in the content areas of Reading, Writing, andor Math

Work with department staff on special projects and assignments.

Provide administrative services for assigned area, which includes word processing, filing, and the composition of letters, memos, reports, forms, and instructional materials; outstanding customer service and telephone coverage;

Handle inquiries from external and internal customers, employers, agencies, and college staff regarding Parkridge Center services and programs and provide referral to additional WCC and City of Ypsilanti services as needed, serving as liaison and communication link.

Maintain program files, updating when needed; prepare certificate of completion for special offerings; and organize data for periodic reports.

Provide assistance to Parkridge Center staff with preparation of daily, weekly, monthly activities or special events, including distribution of recruitment materials.

Interact directly with diverse population.

Aid in the preparation/update of promotional material

Ability to work a flexible 20-hour week schedule which may include some evenings and weekends hours.

Perform other related duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or Equivalent

Some college classes preferred. Early education courses a plus.

Ability to deal directly with a variety of clientele and maintain a positive image for the community center as a whole.

Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

Strong customer service skills and possess the ability to be a strategic thinker.

Proficiency in basic math, proofreading, filing and telephone etiquette.

Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively with the various segments of the community

Knowledge of Washtenaw Community College programs (specifically those offered at the Parkridge Community Center)

We thank all that apply, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Online applications only please

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.

The City of Ypsilanti is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Ypsilanti
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