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Recreation Aide (Part-Time)

Updated: Nov 26, 2023

Salary: $14.42/hour

Generally, this employee will work Monday through Friday 4pm – 8pm (actual times vary depending on planned events and activities; may include some weekend hours on occasion)

Performs a variety of tasks in support of Caswell County Parks and Recreation Department facility and programs including:

  • Setting up for program activities and serving as on-site leader

  • Maintaining facilities and equipment

  • Performing unskilled clerical work

  • Other duties related to conducting programs

  • Assisting staff by making needed equipment available and monitoring use

  • Observing and/or participating in activities

  • Assisting in maintaining order in compliance with established rules

  • Performing cash handling procedures

  • Maintaining related records

  • Taking registration or reservations for facility use

  • Providing routing information on building rules and activities to participants and the general public

  • Maintaining and securing facilities for program

  • Related duties as required

  • Working with youth sports may include training of sports officials and performing referee and scheduling duties for youth sports. May serve as a substitute referee for youth or adult sports.


  • High School Diploma/GED Experience related to the program assistant (ex. working/volunteering with children, supervising recreation, sports programs, or facilities; community service projects; working with disabled populations; and teaching or serving as a teacher’s aide, etc.)

  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire.


  • Communicates with the general public, program participants, parents, and volunteers to explain program policies, procedures, and activities. Instructs young children in crafts, games, and indoor/outdoor activities. Completes documents, data entry, and reports, such as daily attendance, accident/incident forms, time records, evaluations, tournament results, etc.


  • Operates a variety of standard office equipment, computer, and mobile devices to perform clerical tasks. Enters data into a computer through the use of various software or applications. Collect fees for program registration, operates a point-of-sale system, and maintains related records. Cleans up after activities and maintains supply inventory. Assists with the day-to-day housekeeping (cleaning, sweeping, mopping, and general cleaning equipment). Detects calls for assistance from participants and other signs of alarm or warning. Stocks and inventories craft and sport equipment. Performs fine and gross motor activities. Moves six-foot and eight-foot tables and chairs to accommodate program activities. Boxes and moves equipment. Observes, inspects, and monitors program area, equipment, and participants in order to provide a safe environment. Secures facilities and maintain order in compliance with established rules. Meets scheduling and attendance requirements. Work also include adapting recreation activities to need a participants. Lifting/transferring program participants in and out of wheelchairs. Actively participates in sports for periods of three to four hours per day.

  • Comprehends written and verbal directions. Adapts recreation activities to a variety of ages and participant needs. Observes behavior of program participants and monitors equipment for proper working order and safety. Prioritizes work assignments and delegates assignments to part-time staff and volunteers. Comprehends and makes inferences from written materials in order to register participants in classes. Learns job-related material through on-line, written documentation, and on-the-job training regarding the program or assignment.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Rules and regulations governing competitive athletic games, such as basketball, baseball, softball, flag football, volleyball

  • First aid, CPR/AED methods and necessary safety precautions used in recreational programming

Ability to:

  • Work effectively with coworkers and the public

  • Perform job duties with minimal supervision

  • Operate a point of sale system, perform simple mathematical calculations, and perform multiple duties simultaneously

  • Interact tactfully and courteously with children and adults participating in recreational activities; and become knowledgeable about recreation, sport, and leisure time activities


  • Background Check: Driving Record, Sex Offenders and Criminal

  • Drug urinalysis test

The duties listed above are intended only as general illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. Specific statements of duties not included do not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Job descriptions are subject to change by the County as the needs of the County and requirements of the job change.

Posted: 11/14/2023- Until Filled

Please submit a Caswell County Application / Resume & Cover Letter to:

Ashley Powell

HR Director

PO Box 98

Yanceyville, NC 27379

Phone: (336) 694-4193 x1210

Fax: (336) 694-1228

Click here to download an county application.

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