Early Childhood Day Camp Specialist–four positions available

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Job Description

Come manage one of SF RPD’s vibrant and highly successful Early Childhood day camps!  Lead a team of staff, providing children ages four-five with one of their first day camp experiences.

Job Responsibilities
  • Plans, conducts, and evaluates specialized recreation program and activities at an assigned recreation facility pertaining to early childhood (ages 0-5 years old) or other specialty areas.
  • Assists in developing goals and objectives for early childhood recreation programs.
  • Selects and purchases materials and supplies for specialized recreation programs.
  • Promotes and publicizes programs; prepares marketing material including flyers, schedules of events, brochures and activity guides.
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates assigned recreation staff. May supervise incumbents in class 3279 Recreation Leader, 3264 Camp Assistant, 9910 Workreation and various volunteers.
  • Conducts program administration and registration functions.
  • Interacts with community groups and members of the public to keep program elements responsive to community need; builds community support and loyalty for specialized recreation programs.
Desirable Qualifications


  • 6-24 units of Early Childhood Education/Youth Development
  • Summer Day camp programs and activities experience preferably related to children ages 0-5 years old
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certified
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks
  • CA Driver’s License
Minimum Qualifications

All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed for the applicable civil service job (class) code. Please go to jobaps.com/sf for the job announcement and more information on the specific requirements.

Certification(s) Desired

Recreation Specialist for After-school Care Programs must obtain a Certificate of Achievement in Child Development: School-Age Care issued by City College of San Francisco within eighteen (18) months of the date of hire (an equivalent certification from another institution may be accepted)

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