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Job Title:

Before and After School Program Site Director

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Posted Until:







1st Shift


Part Time



Job Description:

Manhattan Park District
Site Director: The Den Before and After School Program

Why the Manhattan Park District?

If you are looking to work in a challenging, yet rewarding environment, the Manhattan Park District is for you! Under new leadership, the Manhattan Park District is looking to better serve the residents of this fast-growing community. With a growth rate of nearly 700 people per year, the Manhattan Park District is looking to expand its offerings and improve current services to those that call Manhattan home.

About the Position

This position, under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, is responsible for: supervising before and after school programs, holiday camps, and early dismissal days; development, implementation and evaluation of recreation activities; supervision of part-time instructional staff; communication with parents and school administration; record-keeping and reporting. This position supervises and leads a team of part-time before and after school instructors.

Finding the right “Fit”

We are seeking a new team member who possesses a positive attitude, effective communication skills, sensitivity to staff and community needs, outstanding customer service skills, a team mentality, open mindedness, ability to embrace change and spark innovation, creativity, integrity, trustworthiness, and passion and enthusiasm for serving the community through providing exceptional recreational experiences. This team member must have a true passion for working with children and their parents, must be self-motivated and accountable.

What You Could Expect

This team member will operate in a professional and friendly, where collaboration and teamwork are appreciated and expected. The Den Before and After School program and Holiday Camps take place at The Hansen Community Center. This team member must be available from 6 am - 9 am and 3 pm - 6 pm on weekdays. Additional hours include office hours, early dismissal days and some school holiday breaks (excluding actual holidays). Although not required, the potential for additional summer hours are possible through our Summer Camps.

The “Fit” works both ways
Are you looking to make a difference in an environment in which you will be both challenged and rewarded? Are you up to the challenge of growing recreational experiences from the ground up in a community that wants more from their Park District? Do you meet the competencies for this job and want to work with a like- minded team? If so, come join us and let’s make Manhattan better together!

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our staff safe and healthy we have implemented COVID-19 Program Procedures, including limiting group sizes, mask requirements, sanitation procedures, health screenings and more. We value transparency and open communication, questions encouraged.

Job Requirements:

We require a high school diploma or GED, and prefer a candidate with 2-4 years of experience in education, recreation, childcare, program instruction, or a related field. We require AED/CPR/First Aid certification, but will provide training if necessary.


We offer a flexible part-time schedule with competitive pay. Summer hours are available to make this a year round opportunity.

Application Instructions:

Please email resume, cover letter, and employment application to [email protected] Full job description can be found at

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