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Job Ad ID: 1633

Community Services Specialist I - Recreation Leader

Salary: $16.15 Hourly
Location: Pomona, CA
Closing Date:

The Community Services Division has multiple opportunities available, which are classified as at-will, hourly / part-time positions with no benefits provided.

Hourly / part-time positions average 20 hours per week and less than 1,000 hours in a twelve (12) month period.


Work hours will be approximately 15-20 hours per week.  Work hours will generally be Monday through Friday from 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Some weekends and evening shifts may be required.

The City is seeking a candidate who is dedicated to providing the community with quality, innovative programming. Some of the characteristics that make a successful candidate are:
  • Enthusiastic and creative. You have a fun attitude and a desire to lead our community's youth, by positive example. 
  • Responsible with good judgment and character. You understand the importance of taking ownership of your program.

In addition, you will need any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: 

  • High school graduate or GED equivalency required. One (1) year of paid or volunteer experience or a combination of both in a recreational field or tutoring. College students in fields of Kinesiology, math, science, and language arts are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants are also desired.
  • Knowledge of: leadership skills and professional ability to conduct several varied types of recreation activities and/or organize groups for participation in diversified recreation programs. Recreation theories and their application to individual and group be­havior; ability to inspire confidence and enthusiasm; to blend with various groups; and to maintain effective relationships with associates, participants, and the public.
Ensure constant and consistent supervision of all participants, ensuring their guidance and safety.


Facilitate recreation and enrichment activities that may include music, dance, science, technology, engineering, math, sports, arts, theater, etc.


Maintain a space that is welcoming and conducive to youth activities.


Assist in youth recruitment, enrollment, attendance maintenance/monitoring and tracking.

Assist in snack or meal preparation and/or distribution.


Support other after school recreation sites as needed.


Follow established emergency and safety procedures at all times.


Accurately document all incidents/accidents and ensure proper communication to all parties as appropriate.


Communicate in a positive and effective manner with all participants, City officials, parents, community members and co-workers.


Maintain professional demeanor at all times to ensure the City's image and mission statement are upheld.


Assist in implementation of Division and Citywide events.


Other duties as assigned.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for New Hires

In order to maintain a safe workplace for all, anyone hired with the City of Pomona must be fully vaccinated before starting work. The City encourages applicants to get a free vaccination at a place of their choice – Find a Walk-In Clinic. Candidate’s receiving a Conditional Offer of Employment will receive instructions on providing proof of vaccination status. Exemptions to the mandatory vaccination requirement for new hires may be available for medical, disability, or sincerely held religious belief. 

How To Apply:


Screening of qualifications and "most qualified" is based on the information provided on the official City Application, including the supplemental questions.  A resume may be attached to your application but will not substitute for the completion of your application. Applications that are not entirely completed may be rejected. The selection process for this position may consist of one or more of the following: screening of qualifications and interview.



To complete your application for this position, you will be prompted to respond to supplemental questions. These questions are important to the screening process, and therefore, incomplete responses, false statements, omission, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process, so please complete them accurately. Your responses should be consistent with the information provided on your application.


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