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Youth Services Supervisor

The Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority seeks an experienced, competent and caring person to develop and manage a comprehensive youth services program for school age youth.  As Youth Services Supervisor, this individual will be responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of after school and summer youth programs for the Howell Community and surrounding area. For a full description of this job please click here.

Those interested in applying, please download and fill out the application above and submit it to Kevin Troshak with a resume and cover letter at ktroshak@howellrecreation.org


Special Events Intern

The Special Events Intern is responsible for providing support for the Festivals and Special Events programs. The intern will report to the Festivals and Events Manager and assist with all business needs related to program planning and execution. The intern will take on and launch a full program from start to finish, as well as help coordinate portions of the Howell Melon Festival, Legend of Sleepy Howell festival and other events. For a full description of this job please click here.

Those interested in applying, please download and fill out the application above and submit it to Amelia Purdy with a resume and cover letter at apk@howellrecreation.org.


Facilities Coordinator

Coordinates the use of assigned facilities on a given shift.  May coordinate other programs and activities for youth and community which may include activities at the beach, aquatic center, ,special events, festivals, and summer programs.  Must work cooperatively with other recreation staff.  This is a part-time job offering 15-20 hours a week.

Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phones, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies needed for activities, making arrangements for programs and use of recreation facilities, helping set-up tables and chairs for events, etc.  Please download and fill out the application above and submit it to Tim Church at tchurch@howellrecreation.org.


Certified Lifeguard

The Howell Area Aquatics & Fitness Center is looking for a certified lifeguard to work mornings and daytime at the pool.  Applicants should be passionate individuals with experience lifeguarding and up-to-date certifications.  Those interested in applying should fill out an application and email it to Kristie Brown at kbrown@howellrecreation.org


Head Lifeguard

The Howell Area Aquatics & Fitness Center is looking for a head lifeguard to oversee lifeguarding at the Howell Area Aquatics & Fitness Center.  Applicants should be passionate individuals who are over 18 years old with experience lifeguarding and a highschool diploma or GED equivalent. Certification is not required as we are willing to train and re-certify qualified candidates. Those interested in applying should fill out an application and email it to Kristie Brown at kbrown@howellrecreation.org


Swim Instructors Needed

The Howell Area Aquatic & Fitness Center is currently seeking enthusiastic individuals to teach lessons in our Learn to Swim & Dive Program. We are a year round facility that offers group and private lessons for children 6 months to adults. A love of the water and working with kids a must, experience in swimming or working with kids preferred, but not required. CPR/AED and First Aid certifications are required; Training and certifications are provided. We offer a flexible schedule and competitive pay.

If interested, please send your resume to tchurch@howellrecreation.org.


Background Checks Required

Due to the nature of our work we require background checks on our instructors. We are an official member of the National Recreation and Park Association's Operation TLC2 Making Communities Safe. This is a national initiative to advance the leadership role of parks and recreation in their effort to make their communities safer by implementing national guidelines for properly qualifying and credentialing volunteers. The Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority adopted a policy for our work force that can be downloaded by clicking here. Before each season begins, our coaches, instructors, and other volunteers will undergo a background check and then be issued a name bade that will expire in a year.