Assistant Coordinator

Hartland, WI

Job Description


The Assistant Coordinator is a seasonal employee who assists the Head Coordinator with activities at the Hartland Recreation Department’s Summer Camp programs that are offered to children ages 5 – 12. Primary responsibility of this position is to assist in the implementation of curriculum for the various camps/programs, while assisting with the supervision of camp participants and staff.


This is a seasonal position that works 20 - 40 hours per week during the summer, June through August. This position will work between 1 – 20 hours total, during the post and preseason months, which are approximately April, May and September. Throughout the summer various camps and a before summer school care program are offered. Hours of work during camp and before summer school care may vary between 20 – 40 hours, but generally do not exceed 40 hours. During the summer, prep hours and meetings for camp will occur outside of regular scheduled camp hours. Regular camp and before summer school care hours are dependent on when those programs are being offered. Off season hours, which are not weekly but occasional, will involve meetings, preparation for next year’s camp or finalizing close out details after camp has ended. This position requires that the employee is available for the daily scheduled times and for the duration of the program.


  • Assist the Head Coordinator in developing and coordinating daily lesson plans, special events, trips and all other camp activities and aspects
  • Assist the Head Coordinator in planning and delivering the camp program and lesson plans
  • Under direction of the Head Coordinator, assist with the supervision of staff
  • In coordination with the Head Coordinator, assist in keeping accurate records/files as required
  • by the department (i.e. attendance reports, behavioral reports, accident reports)

  • Assist in proactively identifying and working to resolve counselor concerns and problems in a
  • timely manner with the Head Coordinator

  • Interact daily with camp participants, parents and other parks and recreation staff
  • Assist in distributing necessary equipment and supplies as needed
  • Assist in enforcing policies and procedures set by the Department
  • Assist in working with the Head Coordinator and parents to resolve behavioral issues and report
  • major issues to the Head Coordinator

  • Assist in maintaining order and discipline by enforcing the Behavioral Management Policy
  • Adhere to policies and procedures set by the Department as necessary
  • Report major staff issues to the Head Coordinator and assist in following through with
  • monitoring future behavior of staff

  • Assist in securing equipment and facilities at the end of the day
  • Make sure that the camp location, pavilion/building and storage areas are clean and orderly
  • Remain visible and accessible to staff, camp participants and parents
  • Assist in communicating with camp participant’s families
  • Participate in daily meetings with the Head Coordinator and camp staff
  • Participate in the weekly meeting with the Head Coordinator and Recreation Director

  • In coordination with the Head Coordinator, assist in supervising camp staff
  • Assist the Head Coordinator in leading daily meetings with staff
  • Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 yrs of age
  • Must be highly motivated, independent and organized
  • Must have 3 years+ experience in leadership and supervisory position
  • Must have 3 years+ experience in working with children ages 5-12 yrs
  • Must be able to handle parent and patron complaints professionally
  • Previous collegiate coursework in education, recreation or related field preferred
  • Must be friendly and outgoing
  • More Information


    First Aid and CPR certification prior to the first day of the program. Training may be offered if needed. Preference will be given to those applicants that hold a teaching certification.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to lift 40lbs, bend, stretch, crouch, stand, sit, reach, kneel, run and carry at any time during the duration of Summer Camp hours.


    Employee will work inside and outside at local schools, parks and other locations such as field trip destinations. Weather and temperatures may vary depending on the location of where camp is being held and if camp is inside or outside. Camp is held indoors and outdoors.

    Salary/Salary Range

    How to Apply

    Submit resume and application to Kelli Yogerst, 210 Cottonwood Ave, Hartland, WI or by email,

    Closing Date

    Position will remain open until filled. First review of resumes and applications will begin on March 4.


    February 11, 2019