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  • POSITION TITLE:   Recreation Intern
    DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation 
    HOURLY RATE:     $17.34
    OPEN:     11/08/2022          
    CLOSE:   01/01/2023

    To Apply
    • Applicants can APPLY NOW   Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and Resume outlining their recreation experience, education, interests, and goals
    • Application Deadline is January 1, 2023
    • For   additional   information:   Contact   Lizzy   Badger   at   ebadger@royutah.org   or   801-774-1048 
    Internship Overview
    Under the supervision of the Recreation Coordinator, the intern will plan, organize, implement, and evaluate recreation programs and community events. The intern will complete various projects as assigned and be expected to select and complete an internship project that matches their interest, meets academic internship requirements and Roy City Recreation Needs.
    Essential Functions
    Interns will prepare promotional advertising; create new events and or programs; assist in the supervision, planning, development, and implementation of youth programs; plan and coordinate special events, prepare and maintain reports, records, and equipment inventory; assist other staff members and the public as needed; and perform other related duties as assigned.

    Duration, Schedule & Expectations
    (Flexible and negotiable based on the intern’s schedule and academic program requirements)

    • May-August commitments are preferred
    • This is a part-time temporary position working up to 40 hours/week that includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours to meet degree
    • Hours will vary during the planning phases, mostly day time hours. During events and programming, hours will vary Mon-Sat during the day and evenings
    Career Development/Benefits
    • Learning and implementing event management and program development best practices
    • Learning and participating in the development of youth sports, city events, and city programs
    • Learning how to work within budget guidelines
    • Connection to other professionals in the field through the Utah Parks and Recreation Association
    • Valuable market experience
    Physical Environment Factors
    This work requires some lifting of heavy objects and boxes; office work and outdoor recreation work with exposure to adverse weather conditions. Work may include exposure to high-stress situations or environments, including contact with the public, and requires exceptional customer service skills.
    • Requires no specific previous experience but must possess interest in a future career in Parks and Recreation and/or Sports Management. Ideal candidate will be a student pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Parks and Recreation and/or Sports Management
    • Knowledge of rules and organization of general sports activities including baseball, softball, football, and basketball
    • Ability to prepare detailed written and oral reports and
    • Ability to conduct basic research assignments and to prepare written recommendations and related
    • Prior to appointment, the intern applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check
    • Possession of a valid Utah driver’s license are also required.