Recreation Program Coordinator

The Wonderful Company Lost Hills , CA 93249

Posted 4 months ago

In late 2010, under the leadership of The Wonderful Company ("TWC") owners Lynda and Stewart Resnick, we launched the Central Valley Initiative in the rural community of Lost Hills, California, where TWC's main nut processing campus is located. The project changed the face of Lost Hills through infrastructure improvements, educational initiatives, health and wellness programming, civic engagement efforts, community events and leadership development many of which are centered in and around the Lost Hills Park.

TWC is seeking a Recreation Program Coordinator to coordinate, organize, and manage the implementation of a variety of recreational and/or community service programs, including, but not limited to: day camps, sports programs, youth, teen, adult and family, classes, and special events.

This position provides a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about community engagement, enhancing the lives of others, and developing a career in the Parks and Recreation profession.

Here's what you'll do:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, organize, develop, schedule and operate recreation and community service programs

  • Own the participant registration processes for all programs

  • Schedule activities/events/meetings necessary to recruit, train and supervise participants, staff and volunteers

  • Communicate necessary information such as schedules, changes to schedules, team rosters, rules, and other pertinent information to participants in a professional and timely manner

  • Assist with public information duties such as preparing and distributing flyers, social media, and brochures

  • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment

  • Provide administrative support and responds to public inquiries about the facilities/programs.

  • Implement and collects evaluations from participants, staff, volunteers and others with regards to park recreation programs

  • Responsible for supervising part-time, volunteer, and contract personnel

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)

  • Strong computer skills, including the ability to create dynamic master schedules

  • Ability to see the big picture with willingness to "roll up sleeves" and do whatever it takes to get the job done

  • Dedicated to continuous improvement

  • Ability to analyzes and evaluates program delivery methods and make recommendations

  • Experience Working with youth and/or teen demographics

  • Is passionate about health and can be a wellness advocate

  • Bilingual (speaking, reading, writing) Spanish and English

  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends

Here's what you'll bring to the table:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 1-3+ years of relevant professional experience in program development, project management, recreation management or youth programming

  • Experience working in Latino (ideally rural/agricultural) communities

  • First Aid and CPR/AED certified

  • Holds a valid driver's license

  • Able to pass a comprehensive background check

COMPENSATION AND REPORTING STRUCTURE:

The Lost Hills Park Recreation Park Coordinator will report to the Senior Manager of Community Programming. The Wonderful Company maintains compensation and benefit packages that are highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION DETAILS:

Please include a cover letter with your application.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Here's what we'll bring to the table:

  • Competitive benefits package including Medical (including 24/7 online access to a physician), Vision, Dental, and 401k with match eligibility.

  • Subsidized gym membership.

  • Wonderful Giving (www.wonderfulgiving.com) -- allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice.

  • Work-Life integration.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, The Wonderful Company is a privately held $4.6 billion global company dedicated to harvesting health and happiness around the world through its iconic consumer brands. The company's 10,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to bringing consumers everywhere the freshest, most wholesome pistachios, almonds, citrus and pomegranates; bottling the finest water and wines; and creating colorful bouquets that are sure to touch the heart. This commitment is reflected in the company's market share: Wonderful Pistachios is America's No. 1 tree nut brand and one of the top-selling salty snacks; Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America; POM Wonderful is the No. 1 100% pomegranate brand in America; FIJI Water is America's No. 1 premium bottled water brand; Teleflora is the No. 1 floral delivery service through local florists; and JUSTIN Wine has the No. 1 Cabernet Sauvignon in California. A 2016 Nielsen study evaluating the familiarity, quality, and momentum of more than 2,500 leading brands revealed that Wonderful Company products dominated the top 10 lists of consumers across all generations, more than any other consumer goods company.

The Wonderful Company's connection to consumers has health at its heart and giving back in its DNA. The company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California's Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and core values, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The Wonderful Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.

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