Human Resources

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-3311
TTY 703-222-7314

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270
Fairfax, VA 22035-0035

Cathy Schafrik,
Director

Non-Merit - Parks Instructors/Facilitators

**All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.**

The following non-merit parks and recreation instructors/facilitators job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home (Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.  

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.  

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Agency: Reston Community Center
Job#: ELT-RCC-21004
Salary: $18.00 - $25.00 per hour (S14)
Location: Reston Community Center, Reston, VA

Under the direction of the Lifelong Learning Program Director, the instructor teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) conversational skills to the older adult population, ages 55 and older.  The position exercises a high level of independent judgement in planning and organizing the program activities in their area of expertise.  The instructor develops the course outline and individual session lesson plans and teaches course content in accordance with RCC policies; maintains a safe positive learning environment for students in a teaching setting; ensures the proper care and security of RCC equipment and facilities; communicates with Lifelong Learning Director  on a regular basis to insure that patron or course problems are addressed in a timely manner; and interacts with public in a positive manner to promote RCC public relations and service delivery.  

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop lesson plans according to approved course outline and advertised content;
  • Provide written descriptions of course content to Lifelong Learning Director for preparation of publicity materials;
  • Arrive 10 minutes prior to the beginning of each class to ascertain that the classroom space is correctly set up and is safe for the participants;
  • Begin and end classes on time;
  • Monitor and supervise students in class and immediately address any medical emergencies or concerns that may arise to the Lifelong Learning Director;
  • Report patron medical emergencies or incidents that occur during class, as well as property damage or other acts of vandalism, using RCC Incident Report forms within 24 hours;
  • Ensure the proper use, care, and security of RCC equipment and facilities;
  • Talk with participants or interested members of the public in a positive manner;
  • Promote Reston Community Center programming through referral of patrons to other RCC staff when questions extend beyond the instructor’s area of expertise;
  • Assist with administering RCC class evaluation forms at the end of each class;
  • Refer requests for refunds, transfers, suggestions and complaints to the Lifelong Learning Director; 
  • Notify the Lifelong Learning Director and receive approval a minimum of four hours prior to class if they will have a substitute instructor. Substitute instructors must be existing RCC Exempt Employees or RCC registered volunteers;
  • If unable to arrange for a substitute due to a sudden illness or an emergency, must report their situation to the Lifelong Learning Director as soon as possible prior to the start of class;
  • If the instructor fails to arrange for a substitute, he/she must notify all students of a class cancellation;
  • Verify attendance, telephone numbers and email addresses at the first class.  Class participants not listed must be reported to Lifelong Learning Director and referred to the RCC Customer Service manager;
  • Exhibit knowledge of RCC evacuation and Shelter In Place (SIP) procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from college and certification in a specialized field such as education, recreation, and/or language skills;  
  • Self-motivated and exercises a high level of independent judgment and good communication skills in individual or group settings;
  • Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 2 years experience teaching English as a Second Language (ESL);
  • Fluency in other languages;
  • CPR/First Aid Certified.

To Apply: Submit an RCC application (http://www.restoncommunitycenter.com/) or send your resume to Casmera.lebron@fairfaxcounty.gov. Questions and inquiries can be directed to Casmera Lebron, Lifelong Learning Program Director at the email provided.
 
Employment with RCC is contingent upon the satisfactory results of a criminal history record check, which requires you to be fingerprinted and the results received prior to your start date.

Employment with RCC is also contingent upon you providing proof of being fully vaccinated or having an approved exemption, based on medical or religious reasons, prior to your first day of employment.  

Agency: Reston Community Center
Job#: ELT-RCC-21003
Salary: $21.00 - $35.00 per hour (S18 –S25)
Location: Reston Community Center, Reston, VA

Under the supervision of the RCC Lifelong Learning Program Director, a Language Learning (aka Foreign Language) Instructor teaches classes (e.g. French, Spanish, Chinese, etc.) to include a course outline and individual session lesson plans in accordance with RCC policies. The instructor is responsible for supply inventory and must notify the supervising Program Director regarding class supply needs as well as all equipment and audio-visual needs. This position exercises a high level of independent judgment in planning and organizing classroom activities. Language Learning Instructors will teach on-site at RCC/Hunters Woods.  Instructors are expected to provide a class description and syllabus to the appropriate Program Director and will assist with contacting registered students regarding any necessary supplies and materials.  

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach according to approved course outline and advertised content;
  • Recommend supply lists within existing budgets or requests one-time patron-paid supply fee;
  • Familiarity with the RCC evacuation and emergency procedures;
  • Maintain control of classroom with disciplinary action in accordance with RCC guidelines;
  • Arrive 10 minutes prior to the beginning of each class to ascertain that the classroom space is correctly set up and is safe for the participants;
  • Begin and end classes on time;
  • Supervise students attending classes at all times, after class has begun;  
  • Report patron medical emergencies that occur during class, property damage or other acts of vandalism using RCC Incident Report forms within 24 hours;
  • Responsible for the proper use, care, and security of RCC equipment and facilities;
  • Interact with participants and interested members of the public in a positive manner.
  • Promote Center programming through referral of patrons to other RCC staff when questions extend beyond the instructor’s area of expertise;
  • Administer and collect RCC class evaluation forms at the end of each class workshop;
  • Provide all program suggestions, schedule additions, and roster changes in writing to the immediate supervisor;
  • Refer requests for refunds, transfers, suggestions, and complaints to immediate supervisor;
  • Notify immediate supervisor a minimum of four hours in advance of class if unable to instruct class due to illness or other emergency situations;
  • Responsible for notifying students of class cancellation if it is due to a non-emergency situation;
  • Verify attendance and telephone numbers in the first class.  Class participants not listed may not be allowed into class and must be reported to immediate supervisor;
  • Provide written descriptions of course content to RCC Program Director as needed for preparation of publicity materials;
  • Complete time sheets after each class session for payroll purposes (applicable to County Exempt Employees, not Independent Contractors).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school plus at least two years working in a related field;
  • Certification in a specialized field;
  • Exercises a high level of independent judgment and teaching and good communication skills in individual or group settings;  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of four years study or training at an accredited college or university or equivalent certification in a specialty area;
  • At least two years of work experience teaching related program in a classroom setting;
  • CPR/First Aid Certified;

To Apply: Submit an RCC application (http://www.restoncommunitycenter.com/) or send your resume to Casmera.lebron@fairfaxcounty.gov. Questions and inquiries can be directed to Casmera Lebron, Lifelong Learning Program Director at the email provided.
 
Employment with RCC is contingent upon the satisfactory results of a criminal history record check, which requires you to be fingerprinted and the results received prior to your start date.

Employment with RCC is also contingent upon you providing proof of being fully vaccinated or having an approved exemption, based on medical or religious reasons, prior to your first day of employment.  
 

Agency: Neighborhood and Community Services
Job#: ELT-NCS-21004
Salary: Starting at $15.90 – No benefits

Neighborhood and Community Services, Fairfax County Government, is looking for staff who are interested in enriching the lives of individuals with special needs by working part-time for our weekend and weeknight/ fall/ winter/ spring programs.

Job Functions

  • Saturday Discovery and Saturday Voyager- offer participants (6-22) a variety of structured art, fitness and social activities.
  • Adult Social Clubs– enjoy picnics, museum outings and seasonal events while promoting personal success and development of social skills for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Sports & Fitness - accessible sports/ health opportunities for individuals (16+) with developmental disabilities.
  • Various other weekday and weekend programs

Positions

Therapeutic Recreation Leader 

  • Provides participant supervision.
  • Facilitates daily activities and assists with program planning.

Therapeutic Recreation Unit Leader 

  • Oversees designated participants and staff within a program space.
  • Plans and facilitates daily therapeutic activities.

Therapeutic Recreation Director 

  • In charge of day-to-day operations at a TR program location.
  • Oversees all participants and staff.
  • Assists with participant behavioral support

Salary from $14.46- $19.06/hour, based on position.

Requirements
Must be 18 years of age. Preferred: At least 250 hours of experience in a recreation or school setting serving individuals with disabilities (college course work can supplement experience). Must acquire CPR and First Aid Certification for children and adults that is valid through May 2022. TB test results: New Hires must have proof of a negative result within the last year/Returning Staff need proof of a negative results within the past 2 years.

If you would like to apply, submit your resume to:
ncs-tracers@fairfaxcounty.gov

Therapeutic Recreation Services
12011 Government Center Parkway, 10th floor
Fairfax, VA 22035
For more information, click here.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Working for Fairfax County's Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) is a great choice for your career and community. On top of all the fun that you will have leading participants in-person and online in exciting activities in community centers and seniors centers, you will also play an important role in shaping and enriching the lives of youth and teens. During programs, participants learn important life lessons about community service, teamwork and explore new recreational activities ranging from STEAM, Health & Wellness, sports, theater, dance, arts, crafts and more. As a leader and a mentor, you can be a bright spot in someone else’s day!

We invite you to apply for consideration using the following instructions:

Positions: Activity Facilitators (Recreation Leader IIs). Part-Time. Some positions offer limited benefits*.

Activity Facilitator (Recreation Leader II) positions available:
1. Benefit-Eligible* positions: E-status (average 20-30 hours/week)
***Recreation Leaders II (Starting at $15.29/hour)
2. Non-Benefit Eligible positions: G-status (average 17 hours/week) ***Recreation Leader II (Starting at $13.20/hour)

*Selected positions offer limited benefits. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs. However, they are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. When candidates are contacted by the Hiring Manager, they will be informed if the position they are being considered for is benefits-eligible.

Please note that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic currently impacting our service delivery and working locations—NCS business practices reflect the CDC’s recommendations for maximum workplace safety. All current employees and future employees are/will be required to complete a training of workforce safety protocols used in NCS facilities. Any questions regarding this, can be directed to the point of contact when you submit your application(s).

This announcement will be used to fill multiple Activity Facilitator positions (Recreation Leaders IIs) located at various NCS facilities across Fairfax County.

Seeking Activity Facilitators looking for part-time opportunities where they can engage in the community around them and make an impact in the lives of Fairfax County residents.

Activity Facilitators plan, prepare, and lead community center activities that are age and ability appropriate.

  • They work collaboratively to plan and organize activities/programs that focus on prevention and are based on community needs.
  • They implement programming techniques that serve a multi-cultural and economically diverse population.
  • They lead scheduled activities, encouraging full participation, enjoyment, and group involvement that meet the desired outcomes.
  • They assist in the marketing of programs and outreach to the community. * They provide leadership and ensure the safety of all center participants.
  • They interact positively, supportively, and reassuringly with the participants.
  • They act as a role model and mentor.
  • They are accountable for quality of programs provided to the community participants.
  • They will assist in the development, implementation, and monitoring of in-person and virtual programming to offer enriching on-demand and live activities.

Note: Use of Zoom and other video conferencing platforms will be required to engage participants during hybrid programming.

Hiring Teams at our Community Centers, Senior Centers and Teen Centers prefer candidates with skills in the areas of art, cooking, costume design, educational tutoring, graphic design, music education, theatre, science, and sports.

If you have a background and interest in Recreation Activity Facilitation—consider exploring opportunities with Neighborhood and Community Services—a leader of Inclusive Community-Based Programs in your own backyard.

Schedule:
-Positions vary.
-We have positions that work on average 17 hours per week (a maximum of 900 hours per calendar year), and other positions that work between 20 and 30 hours per week (a minimum of 1,040 hours and maximum of 1,560 hours per calendar year).
-Specific weekly hours for all positions will be determined based on agency/program needs.
-For all positions, there is no guarantee of a minimum number of hours worked per week.

Hours:
-Work hours vary from 9:00 a.m. to 10 p.m., weekdays and Saturdays.

Location:
-Various sites across Fairfax County.
-Please see information below on NCS’s four Service Regions.

To Apply:
1) Submit your resume and letter of interest (optional) to the point of contact for your preferred Service Region;
2) State the position you are interested in (Recreation Leader II or III), and
3) State the type of position you are interested in (20-30 hours/week or 17 hours/week).
***If you are interested in applying for positions in multiple regions, please submit your resume and letter of interest (optional) to each point of contact in the region(s) you prefer. Please note that all preferences cannot be guaranteed. We will do our best to match your preference with NCS’s program needs.***

Region 1: Burgundy Community Center, Gum Springs Community Center, Hollin Hall Senior Center, Huntington Community Center, Kingstowne Active Adults, Lee District Community Center, Lorton Senior Center, South County Senior Center, and South County Teen Center.
Contact: Jacob Berenbroick (Jacob.Berenbroick@fairfaxcounty.gov)

Region 2: Bailey’s Community Center, Bailey’s Senior Center, James Lee Community Center, James Lee Senior Center, James Lee Teen Center, Lee District Community Center, Lincolnia Senior Center, and Willston Community Center. Glascow Middle School and Graham Road Community Building (Drop-In sites).
Contact: Jessica Esparza–Jones (jessica.esparza@fairfaxcounty.gov)

Region 3: Herndon Senior Center, Lewinsville Senior Center, Pimmit Hills Senior Center, Providence Community Center, Providence Senior Center, Reston Teen Center, and Southgate Community Center.
Contact: Robert Webster (robert.webster@fairfaxcounty.gov)

Region 4: Little River Glen Senior Center, Mott Community Center, Mott Community Teen Program, David R. Pinn Community Center, Sully Senior Center, and Wakefield Senior Center.
Contact: Leon Milkins (leonmilkins@fairfaxcounty.gov)

Employment Standards:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or GED; plus experience working with youth, adults and/or families. Must be 18 years of age. Individuals hired for positions working with teens must be at least 21 years of age.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: 
A valid driver's license and eligibility to drive participants is required at the time of hire.
Must pass the NCS mandatory vehicle training course.
Must obtain CPR, First AID, AED, Food Handler certification with 90 days of appointment.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

**All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees >and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.**

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
Previous experience working with community recreational programs serving youth, adults and/or families.
Previous experience with youth development and/or human growth and development.
Ability to drive a 14-passenger (non-CDL) bus.
Bilingual in English and a second language, preferred but not required.

Working for Fairfax County's Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) is a great choice for your career and community. On top of all the fun that you will have leading participants in-person and online in exciting activities in community centers and senior centers, you will also play an important role in shaping and enriching the lives of youth and teens. During programs, participants learn important life lessons about community service, teamwork and explore new recreational activities ranging from STEAM, Health & Wellness, sports, theater, dance, arts, crafts and more. As a leader and a mentor, you can be a bright spot in someone else’s day!

We invite you to apply for consideration using the following instructions:

Positions: Activity Facilitators (Recreation Leader IIIs). Part-Time. Some positions offer limited benefits*.

Activity Facilitator (Recreation Leader IIIs) positions available:
1. Benefit-Eligible* positions: E-status (average 20-30 hours/week)
***Recreation Leaders III (Starting at $15.29/hour)
2. Non-Benefit Eligible positions: G-status (average 17 hours/week)
***Recreation Leader III (Starting at $14.46/hour)

*Selected positions offer limited benefits. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs. However, they are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. When candidates are contacted by the Hiring Manager, they will be informed if the position they are being considered for is benefits-eligible.

Please note that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic currently impacting our service delivery and working locations—NCS business practices reflect the CDC’s recommendations for maximum workplace safety. All current employees and future employees are/will be required to complete a training of workforce safety protocols used in NCS facilities. Any questions regarding this, can be directed to the point of contact when you submit your application(s).

This announcement will be used to fill multiple Activity Facilitator positions (Recreation Leaders IIIs) located at various NCS facilities across Fairfax County.

Seeking Activity Facilitators looking for part-time opportunities where they can engage in the community around them and make an impact in the lives of Fairfax County residents. Activity Facilitators plan, prepare, and lead community center activities that are age and ability appropriate.

  • They work collaboratively to plan and organize activities/programs that focus on prevention and are based on community needs.
  • They implement programming techniques that serve a multi-cultural and economically diverse population.
  • They lead scheduled activities, encouraging full participation, enjoyment, and group involvement that meet the desired outcomes.
  • They assist in the marketing of programs and outreach to the community.
  • They provide leadership and ensure the safety of all center participants.
  • They interact positively, supportively, and reassuringly with the participants.
  • They act as a role model and mentor.
  • They are accountable for quality of programs provided to the community participants.
  • They will assist in the development, implementation, and monitoring of in-person and virtual programming to offer enriching on-demand and live activities.

Note: Use of Zoom and other video conferencing platforms will be required to engage participants during hybrid programming.

Hiring Teams at our Community Centers, Senior Centers and Teen Centers prefer candidates with skills in the areas of art, cooking, costume design, educational tutoring, graphic design, music education, theatre, science, and sports.

If you have a background and interest in Recreation Activity Facilitation—consider exploring opportunities with Neighborhood and Community Services—a leader of Inclusive Community-Based Programs in your own backyard.

Schedule:
-Positions vary.
-We have positions that work on average 17 hours per week (a maximum of 900 hours per calendar year), and other positions that work between 20 and 30 hours per week (a minimum of 1,040 hours and maximum of 1,560 hours per calendar year).
-Specific weekly hours for all positions will be determined based on agency/program needs.
-For all positions, there is no guarantee of a minimum number of hours worked per week.

Hours:
-Work hours vary from 9:00 a.m. to 10 p.m., weekdays and Saturdays.

Location:
-Various sites across Fairfax County.
-Please see information below on NCS’s four Service Regions.

To Apply:
1) Submit your resume and letter of interest (optional) to the point of contact for your preferred Service Region;
2) State the position you are interested in (Recreation Leader III), and
3) State the type of position you are interested in (20-30 hours/week or 17 hours/week).
***If you are interested in applying for positions in multiple regions, please submit your resume and letter of interest (optional) to each point of contact in the region(s) you prefer. Please note that all preferences cannot be guaranteed. We will do our best to match your preference with NCS’s program needs.***

Region 1: Burgundy Community Center, Gum Springs Community Center, Hollin Hall Senior Center, Huntington Community Center, Kingstowne Active Adults, Lee District Community Center, Lorton Senior Center, South County Senior Center, and South County Teen Center.
Contact: Jacob Berenbroick (Jacob.Berenbroick@fairfaxcounty.gov)

Region 2: Bailey’s Community Center, Bailey’s Senior Center, James Lee Community Center, James Lee Senior Center, James Lee Teen Center, Lee District Community Center, Lincolnia Senior Center, and Willston Community Center. Glascow Middle School and Graham Road Community Building (Drop-In sites).
Contact: Jessica Esparza–Jones (jessica.esparza@fairfaxcounty.gov)

Region 3: Herndon Senior Center, Lewinsville Senior Center, Pimmit Hills Senior Center, Providence Community Center, Providence Senior Center, Reston Teen Center, and Southgate Community Center.
Contact: Robert Webster (robert.webster@fairfaxcounty.gov)

Region 4: Little River Glen Senior Center, Mott Community Center, Mott Community Teen Program, David R. Pinn Community Center, Sully Senior Center, and Wakefield Senior Center.
Contact: Leon Milkins (leonmilkins@fairfaxcounty.gov)

Employment Standards:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to high school graduation or GED; plus experience working with youth, adults and/or families. Must be 18 years of age. Individuals hired for positions working with teens must be at least 21 years of age.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
A valid driver's license and eligibility to drive participants is required at the time of hire.
Must pass the NCS mandatory vehicle training course.
Must obtain CPR, First AID, AED, Food Handler certification with 90 days of appointment.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

**All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees >and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.**

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous experience working with community recreational programs serving youth, adults and/or families.
Previous experience with youth development and/or human growth and development.
Ability to drive a 14-passenger (non-CDL) bus.
Bilingual in English and a second language, preferred but not required.

Agency: Reston Community Center
Job#: ELT-RCC-21001
Hours: (see below)
Salary: $18.00 - $30.02 per hour (S14)
Location: Reston Community Center

Under the supervision of the RCC Program Director, this position serves as an instructor of woodshop classes and/or a supervisor of the Open Woodshop public, “open” lab sessions. As an instructor, the candidate teaches classes to include a course outline and individual session lesson plans in accordance with RCC policies. The instructor is responsible for supply inventory and must notify the supervising RCC Program Director of any supply, equipment and audio-visual needs. Whether serving as a Woodshop Instructor or an Open Woodshop Lab Supervisor, this position exercises a high level of independent judgment in safety, planning and supervision of participants. The candidate must have thorough knowledge and experience working with a variety of woodshop equipment and demonstrate the proper use, maintenance, and safe handling of all power tools and handheld tools used in the woodshop.  This position generally works 4-8 hours per week. The typical schedule includes weekend (i.e. Saturday) and weekday evening hours. Work is generally active, and the employee will be required to travel by car, walk to sites, load, unload, and carry supplies up to 30lbs.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
  • Experience with woodcraft and using hand-held tools and power equipment.
  • Preferable experience teaching in small group setting.
  • Preferable certification or completion of classes in a specialized field related to woodworking or other visual arts programs.
  • Exercises a high level of independent judgment and excellent communication skills in individual or group settings.  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least one year work-experience teaching woodworking related programs in a classroom setting.
  • CPR/First Aid Certified

Please send resumes to: casmera.lebron@fairfaxcounty.gov.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

Agency: Neighborhood and Community Services
Job#: ELT-NCS-21006
Salary: Starting at $15.90 – No benefits
Hours: Work hours vary from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., weekdays and Saturdays
Location: Various sites across Fairfax County. Please see information below on NCS’s four Service Regions..

NCS seeks non-benefit eligible Activity Facilitators looking for part-time opportunities where they can engage in the community around them and make an impact in the lives of Fairfax County residents.

Activity Facilitators duties include:

  • Planning, preparing, and leading senior center activities that are age and ability appropriate.
  • Working collaboratively to plan and organize activities/programs that focus on prevention, health & wellness and are based on community needs.
  • Implementing programming techniques that serve a multi-cultural and economically diverse population.
  • Leading scheduled activities, encouraging full participation, enjoyment, and group involvement that meet the desired outcomes.
  • Assisting in the marketing of programs and outreach to the community.
  • Providing leadership and ensuring the safety of all center participants.
  • Interacting positively, supportively, and reassuringly with the participants.
  • Acting as a role model and mentor.
  • Accountable for quality of programs provided to the community participants.

MORE INFORMATION:

Webpage here, and downloadable flyer here.

To apply:

  1. Submit your resume and letter of interest (optional) to the point of contact for your preferred Service Region;
  2. State the position you are interested in (Recreation Leader II or III), and
  3. State the type of position you are interested in (20-30 hours/week or 17 hours/week).

Please note: If you are interested in applying for positions in multiple regions, please submit your resume and letter of interest (optional) to each point of contact in the region(s) you prefer. Please note that all preferences cannot be guaranteed. We will do our best to match your preference with NCS’s program needs.

Region 1: Hollin Hall Senior Center, Kingstowne Active Adults Center, Lorton Senior Center, South County Senior Center.
Contact:Alexa Fuerth

Region 2: Bailey’s Senior Center, James Lee Senior Center, Lincolnia Senior Center.
Contact:Karen Albers

Region 3: Herndon Senior Center, Lewinsville Senior Center, Pimmit Hills Senior Center, Providence Senior Center.
Contact:Rob Grape

Region 4: Little River Glen Senior Center, Sully Senior Center, Wakefield Senior Center.
Contact:Lynne Lott

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or religious reasons will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Otherwise, vaccinated employees will complete the attestation online in the first day of employment.

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