Working with all ages of active community members provides challenges and opportunities for growth to every community programs employee. Many find this to be one of the most rewarding job experiences in their entire career! Internship, practicum, federal work-study, non-federal work study, wage, and volunteer positions are available for any interested individuals. Training is provided. View information on community programs employment, volunteering and summer day camp (Camp Recky) employment.
Rec Sports's Community Programs employs a diverse group of fun and hardworking student leaders. Ohio State students interested in teaching swimming lessons, sport classes, adapted recreation programs, or working with our youth and family programs should apply.
During autumn and spring semester, due to the large Sunday recreation program, all employees are required to work Sundays. Those unable to work on Sundays need not apply.
Pre-employment training includes:
- Community Programs basic training – four (4) hours
- Program area training- one (1) hour training session on at least three (3) community programs’ area
- Completed online application
- Two completed recommendation forms
- Completed community programs availability form
- Copies of relevant certification
- Employment requires successful completion of background check
Applications will not be considered until all application materials are received. Application materials can be dropped off at the RPAC Welcome Center or mailed to Community Programs, B106 RPAC, 337 W. 17th. Ave., Columbus, OH 43210.
All positions are open until filled.
Students interested in volunteering in our programs to meet educational requirements are asked to contact Kristin Hayes. You will be put in touch with the appropriate student supervisor to speak with about setting up your volunteer hours. Volunteers are accepted for autumn and spring semester. You must be able to attend an in-service training prior to our programs’ start to volunteer.
All Camp Recky positions for summer 2013 have been filled. Please check back in January 2014 for information about Camp Recky.
Counselor-in-Training Application (Due by May 1)