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CARD is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation with the top priority being the safety of our participants and staff. As of right now we are actively recruiting for both permanent and summer positions with your safety in mind. Please see below openings and apply!

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MANAGEMENT

General Manager: Application Deadline August 1, 2021

The Chico Area Recreation & Park District (CARD) is seeking a strong, well-rounded leader to serve as the General Manager. An individual with a balance of technical abilities and emotional intelligence is sought. The Board is seeking a candidate with a strong finance background and exceptional analytical, verbal, and written communication skills who is politically astute, yet apolitical, and who can speak effectively and comfortably before groups of Board members, managers, and staff, as well as regional partners and the media. 

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ADMINISTRATION

Finance Assistant: Application Deadline August 13, 2021

  • $19.00/hr
  • Part-time, non-exempt position
  • Under the primary direction of the Finance Manager, and with guidance received from the Finance Specialist and the HR Manager, the Finance Assistant provides clerical support to Finance and Human Resources.  The Finance Assistant performs varied accounting functions as well as providing general office and clerical support involving sensitive or confidential information.

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RECREATION

Camp Chico Creek Recreation Leader: Ongoing Recruitment

  • $14.00/hr
  • The Recreation Leader, with minimal direction from a Supervisor, Coordinator, Program Manager, or Director, will organize, and conduct activities for recreation program participants.
  • The Chico Creek Nature Center, located in the heart of Bidwell Park, presents nature afternoon enrichment for children ages 5 to 11. The program is designed to provide outdoor recreation and to foster awareness of nature in a fun, safe, and caring setting. Campers enjoy hands-on natural science labs, up-close animal visits, nature walks through the park, outdoor games, arts and crafts, building nature forts, and swimming in Big Chico Creek as weather permits. 

Toddler Program Manager (Nature School Preschool): Application Deadline 7/30/2021

  • $21.00/hr
  • The Program Manager for Nature School, with minimal direction from the Supervisor, will develop and teach the daily structure of preschool classes to its participants. The Program Manager will work independently and be responsible for direct supervision of participants and aides, learning and safety of participants, the program classroom, communication with families, and general oversite of the program.
  • Must be available for all trainings, meetings and program dates. When in session the Program Manager must be available to be on site Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM-1:30 PM

Summer Camp Inclusion Leader: Application Deadline 7/9/2021

  • $16.50/hr
  • This position provides direct support to an individual with a disability or diagnosis registered for summer camps/activities listed in the CARD Play guide. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children with disabilities, excellent customer service skills, be well organized, professional, and reliable.   
  • Applicants must be able to work during the specified program hours. Shifts are Monday-Friday and range from five to eight hours per day. Camp hours are 7:30 am - 5:30 pm.

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YOUTH AND ADULT SPORTS

CARD is currently looking for energetic, passionate and kind people to staff our upcoming fall programs. Staff are responsible for making sure all players/coaches/spectators are gaining a “love of the game” in a positive, safe and age appropriate environment, while following the expectations and goals of the CARD Sports Department.

Adult Softball Umpires: Looking to fill positions ASAP

  • Chico Area Recreation & Park District is accepting applications for staff for our current & future adult softball programming. We are actively recruiting softball umpires.
  • TIMES:  Games are currently running on Mondays through Fridays between 6-10PM. This reflects our current programming, times may fluctuate slightly in the fall. 

Adult Soccer Officials: Looking to fill positions ASAP

  • Chico Area Recreation & Park District is accepting applications for staff for our current & future adult soccer programming. We are actively recruiting soccer officials.
  • TIMES:  Games are currently running on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 6-10PM. This reflects our current programming, times may fluctuate slightly in the fall. 

Youth Sports Toddler Coaches

  • PROGRAMSShortE Sports (for ages 3-5) & Little Sports (for ages 5-7). We offer soccer, tee-ball, basketball and multi-sport programs for ShortE's & Littles.
  • TIMES:  Program times will vary between 2-7PM, Monday-Friday and 9AM-12PM on Saturdays. Staff must be available for at least 3 days of programming each week to be eligible to work.

Youth & Adult Basketball Officials and Coaches

  • CARD is currently looking for energetic, passionate and kind people to staff our youth and adult basketball programs. Staff are responsible for making sure all players/coaches/spectators are gaining a “love of the game” in a positive, safe and age appropriate environment, while following the expectations and goals of the CARD Sports Department.
  • Please note that our basketball programs run November 2021-March 2022. There is no program 11/22-11/26 for Thanksgiving Break and 12/20-1/2 for Winter Break.
  • Youth Leagues: Practices will be on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays from 3:30-5PM, 5-6:30PM, or 6:30-8PM. Each team only has one practice and one game a week. Games will be Wednesdays and/or Fridays from 11/3-3/11 between 3:30-7PM. Practices start the week of November 1
  • Adult Leagues: Games will run on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays between 6-10PM from 11/29/21-3/11/22.

Youth & Adult Volleyball Officials and Coaches

  • CARD is currently looking for energetic, passionate and kind people to staff our upcoming fall volleyball programs. Staff are responsible for making sure all players/coaches/spectators are gaining a “love of the game” in a positive, safe and age appropriate environment, while following the expectations and goals of the CARD Sports Department.
  • Youth Leagues: Practices will be on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursdays from 3:30-5PM, 5-6:30PM, or 6:30-8PM. Each team only has one practice and one game a week. Games will be Fridays from 9/7-10/19 between 3:30-7PM. Practices start the week of September 6.
  • Adult Leagues: Games will run on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursays between 6-10PM from 8/30-10/28.

Youth & Adult Flag Football Officials and Coaches

  • CARD is currently looking for energetic, passionate and kind people to staff our upcoming fall flag football programs. Staff are responsible for making sure all players/coaches/spectators are gaining a “love of the game” in a positive, safe and age appropriate environment, while following the expectations and goals of the CARD Sports Department.
  • Youth Leagues: Practices will be on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursdays from 3:30-5PM, 5-6:30PM, or 6:30-8PM. Each team only has one practice and one game a week. Games will be Tuesday-Thursday between 3:30-7PM. Practices start the week of August 30, and games will run 9/7-10/20. 
  • Adult Leagues: Games will run on Fridays between 6-10PM from 9/3-10/22.

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FACILITIES

Facility Attendant I: Application Deadline 7/15/2021

  • $15.50 an hour
  • Facility Attendant I's perform a wide variety of duties related to customer service and ensuring our facilities are open and ready for use. As a result of the usage of CARD facilities, the position will primarily require both night and weekend shifts.

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PARKS

Maintenance Aide IOngoing Recruitment

  • $14.00 an hour
  • Part-time - 28 hours per week
  • The position of Maintenance Aide I is an important part of the CARD team, providing support for a variety of needs in our parks and facilities. Duties include set up and cleanup of recreation programs and special events; assist with planting projects and helping maintain and remove trees and shrubs; perform a variety of custodial duties including restroom and facility cleaning, sweeping, mopping and trash removal.

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AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: Ongoing Recruitment

After School Program Recreation Leader

  • $14.00/hr
  • We're searching for talented, energetic, responsible individuals who are serious about having fun! After School Leaders will assist children grades 1-5 with homework, facilitate activities and create a safe and fun environment. Leaders are expected to enrich the lives of the children by providing a nurturing environment and unique opportunities for them to learn and grow.

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