Director of Recreation and Parks
The City of Baltimore, Maryland is conducting a national search for an innovative, dynamic, and forward thinking leader to be the Director of Recreation and Parks. As a proven professional with established leadership experience, the Director will ensure that Baltimore City Recreation and Parks provides affordable, equitable, year-round recreational opportunities for all Baltimore residents. This an exciting position for an individual with a love for parks and open space and the ability to inspire a shared vision, working in collaboration with an active and involved community, in accordance with Mayor Pugh’s commitment to equity, excellence, and improved quality of life for all.
The Director of Recreation and Parks serves as the principal leader and administrator of the Recreation and Parks Department. This is an at-will management-level position reporting to the Mayor, with day-to-day reporting to the Chief Operating Officer. The Director will be responsible for providing high level managerial leadership, administrative, and financial direction, as well as directing the planning, development, and operation of City-wide parks, facilities, and recreation services. This position requires excellent leadership ability, great communication skills, effective decision making, and strategic thinking for all parks and all neighborhoods.
Deadline to apply is January 20, 2017.
SuperKids Camp 2017 Summer Internship
Be a part of improving youth environmental literacy in Baltimore through Parks & People Foundation’s SuperKids Camp! During this exciting 6-week camp rising second, third, and fourth graders spend time in nature and work to improve their reading skills while doing a variety of fun activities focused on the environment, STEM, and the arts throughout the city of Baltimore! Interns are vital team members of SuperKids Camp that nurture, and engage and learn with our campers. Summer is a critical time for young students to keep their minds active and SuperKids has proven success in preventing summer learning loss and improving reading skills and attitudes about nature, cultivating the next generation of environmental stewards. Interns attend an engaging and interactive one-week pre-camp training that focuses on content delivery and team building. It is designed to give interns and in depth look at environmental education and play curricula, policies and procedures, and prepare them to work with the children. Guidance and additional training will continue for interns throughout the six-week camp.
Click here for full position description. Pay is $10 per hour.
Deadline to apply is March 15, 2017. For questions specific to the position, contact Kara Berger.
SuperKids Camp 2017 Employment Opportunities
The Parks & People Foundation is currently recruiting energetic, highly motivated individuals to join the staff of SuperKids Camp 2017. SuperKids Camp is a six-week summer literacy and cultural enrichment camp for elementary school students in Baltimore City.
Job Descriptions (paid):
DUTIES: Provide administrative and operational support and assistance. Work closely with staff in day-to-day operations. NOTE: This is a daytime part-time position (30 hours or less a week). You must be available to start in May and work until the beginning of August. You must have prior office experience, preferably in a fast-paced environment.
For consideration for employment, please send your cover letter and resume to Alicia Copeland, After-School and Summer Programs Director, [email protected] // . Please type "SKC Administrative Assistant" in the subject line.
Parks & People Foundation seeks an experienced Director of Development to oversee all development functions. Reporting to the President & CEO, this position has overall responsibility for seeking funds from corporations, foundations and individuals to support capital and operational projects and for key promotional activities.
Parks & People’s mission is uniting Baltimore through parks. Each day, our staff, board and volunteers work towards a vision where everyone in Baltimore is connected to nature, their community and each other through vibrant parks.
A full job description can be found here.
Please send resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements to [email protected] // , or to Human Resources, Parks & People Foundation, 2100 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217.