PROGRAM ASSISTANT (Seasonal, part-time)


Description :
PROGRAM ASSISTANT (Seasonal, part-time)

Primary Duties:
Under the supervision of the Recreation Program Coordinator, Summer Intern (when applicable) and Program Lead, the Playground Assistant is responsible for assisting in the planning, creating, organizing, and actively participating and leading activities for children 4 years old and up. Actively assists in the completion of youth day trips and enforcement of all regulations pertaining to the health and safety of all participants. Responsible for organizing and maintaining all program equipment, supplies and program areas.

Required Qualifications:    
Must be 16 years of age or older. Knowledge of arts and craft activities, active sports and games, and first aid training, is preferred, but not required. Experience working with youth a plus.  

Length of Employment:  June – August 2020

Hours:    28 - 36 hours per week, typically 8:30 am - 4:00 pm with unpaid lunch. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, with occasional Wednesdays.  

Wage Range:    $10.00 - $12.50 per hour

Contact :
Application Procedure:    
City applications are available at the Columbia Heights Recreation Department at 530 Mill Street NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421, by downloading from or by calling (763) 706-3730. A City application MUST be completed and returned to the Columbia Heights Recreation Department  at 530 Mill Street NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421 or

Required:  Employment Application
Job Posting: Program Assistant

Closing Date:    Priority deadline is Friday, March 27, 2020 by 4:30 pm. Applications accepted until all positions have been filled.

The City of Columbia Heights does not discriminate on the basis of
disability in employment or the provision of services.

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled