Summer Program Coordinator

Fort Myers, FL

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Summer Program Coordinator                                       

Salary Range:  $16.00-18.00 Hourly


We are currently seeking an experienced Program / Recreation coordinator for a summer program in Fort Myers. The Summer Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operational activities of facilities, programs, events and personnel. Develop and implement special events.


Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Program policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Plan, develop and implement special events.
  • Coordinate city services for special events held at program facilities.
  • Plan, develop, implement and coordinate recreational activities.
  • Book facilities for public or private events to generate revenue.
  • Maintain revenue and attendance reports to track revenue and facility usage.
  • Responsible for pursuing grant and sponsorship opportunities.
  • This position requires regular and reliable attendance and the employee’s physical presence at the workplace
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Develop and plan activities that incorporate program goals into the daily routine
  • Provide staff and participants with appropriate leadership during program
  • Communicate with Parents through meetings and conferences.
  • Coordinate with School Districts on curriculum base activities


  • Proficient in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships.


  • Bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration, Business Administration, Education, Social Work or related field.
  • Three years’ experience in recreation administration, education, public relations, coordination of programs and interaction with youth in structured programming or related work; and/or training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, may be substituted for the degree.


  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record. Class “D” may be required.
  • National Youth Sports Coaches Association, First Aid and CPR certifications may be required.
  • When assigned to working with Youth, must meet the Department of Children and Families (DCF) requirements and inspections. (Level 2 Background check with fingerprinting and photo is required but the State of Florida)
    • Successful completion of Department of Children and Families (DCF) child care competency training Part I required within ninety (90) days of hire or promotion; remaining Parts within one (1) year of hire or promotion; and annual in-service.


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