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Recreation Leader - Camp Cresta Critters

Job Title: Recreation Leader - Camp Cresta Critters

Pay Rate: $15/Hour

Schedule: June 20-July 29, 8:30AM-12:30PM. Mandatory Staff Training on June 9 & June 15.

Location: Cresta Park, 4033 Cresta Way Sacramento, CA 95864

Come work at the newest summer camp in Sacramento! Camp Cresta is for children ages 3-7 years and is based at Cresta Park. This camp runs from 9am-12pm. If you love working with small children, this camp if for you! Great for older high schoolers or Early Childhood Education majors. Camp is 6 weeks in the summer from June 20-July 29.


Under general direction the Recreation Leader helps plan, promote, organize, implement, and evaluate recreational activities, programs and special events. Supervises volunteers in organizing and planning recreational activities; and may be assigned to specialized recreational functions.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (Illustrative Only)

  • Helps develop, plan, coordinate, conduct and evaluate District activities, special events, and fund-raisers at parks, and recreation facilities.
  • Leads participants in organizing, implementing and promoting recreation activities.
  • Occasionally trains seasonal staff and volunteers in organizing, implementing and promoting recreation activities.
  • Helps establish and maintain effective relationships with community groups to identify recreational needs, appropriate new programs and obtain feedback on current programs and services provided.
  • Maintains records and prepares reports on recreation activities and their status.
  • Enforces department rules, policies and safety requirements.
  • Request materials and supplies necessary for recreational and interpretive activities.


Knowledge Of: Principles and techniques of organization, management, leading and training; principles and practices of planning, organizing, and conducting recreational activities and programs.

Skill In: Creating, promoting and conducting a successful recreation program that provides enjoyment for varied ages and interest.

Other Requirements: Pass Background Check, CPR/First Aid Certified.

Education and Experience: Combination of education and experience which would provide required knowledge and skills.


If interested in applying, please send application to Miranda Ellis, Recreation Supervisor at

May contain: clothing, apparel, hat, person, human, grass, plant, and sun hat