Recreation Intern

Detailed information:

General Description & Responsibilities:

Serves as the intern staff of Recreation Services for the Parks and Recreation Department including but not limited to:

  • Ability to receive training in recreation software to accept program registration and process payments.
  • Performs tasks and duties as set forth by the contract with the intern’s college or university if internship is for college credit.
  • Assist Park staff with composing of letters, reports, press releases, promotional materials and memos as it pertains to programs/events.
  • Ability to operate copy machine to maintain and create documents.
  • Ensuring all program adhere to safety procedures of the school corporation as well as Department.
  • All other duties as assigned by Assistant Director Recreation Services.


  • Assist Park staff with planning , implementing , and maintaining accurate program/event records on a daily basis.
  • Assist Park staff with special event planning and operation, both indoor and outdoor.
  • Assists in supervising volunteers during implementation of program/events.

Minimum Requirements:

Job Requirements:

  • Must demonstrate strong skills in writing, editing, communicating, and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to meet established deadlines.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment, when needed, as well as individually on certain tasks/projects.
  • Must have the initiative and drive to complete projects to the fullest extent including all necessary details pertinent to the project.
  • Must have basic knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and ability to assimilate information from various sources and prepare clear, persuasive communication for oral and written presentation.
  • Must have basic knowledge of and ability to make practical application of Park and Town services and standard principles of municipal government administration.
  • Must have basic knowledge of planning recreational activities, serving participant needs, risk management within a recreation setting and behavior management techniques.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of and ability to make practical application of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Desktop- Publishing software and ability to properly operate standard office equipment, including computer, fax, and printer.
  • Must be able to learn Recreation software as well as create financial reports of recreation operations.
  • Must be able to learn and operate, according to Town safety standards, the necessary equipment for programs and events.
  • Must have average typing skills.
  • Must have a safe work record with good ethics and dependable attendance record.
  • Must be able to lift 25-50 pounds with the use of Personal Safety Equipment.

Job Details


Brownsburg Parks Administrative Office



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$12 - $16 DOE

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