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Recreation Instructor (Inclusion Instructor)

Henrico County Public Schools-1
Henrico, VA, US

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Recreation Instructor (Inclusion Instructor)


Henrico, VA, US

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About Us

Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, provides job seekers with the promise of fair and competitive compensation; a close-knit atmosphere with low employee turnover; and a benefits package that helps secure financial stability.

Established in 1611, Henrico County has deep historical roots. Henrico County borders the City of Richmond to the west, north and east and constitutes approximately a third of the Richmond metropolitan areas. Henrico County is among the top-rated counties in the nation and was one of the first localities to adopt the County Manager Form of Government. Citizens of Henrico County are represented by an elected Board of Supervisors representing five magisterial districts.

Henrico County General Government currently has more than 30 agencies. Department Heads are appointed by the County Manager, with the exception of the elected constitutional officers. Henrico County is an equal opportunity employer and, when you join us, you will be surrounded by fellow associates who come from all walks of life, all types of cultural backgrounds and all ages.

General Statement of Duties

Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, May 16, 2022.

Provides assistance to disabled participants who have specifically requested accommodations for the Summer 2022 program areas on a County-wide basis; does related work as required.

Essential Duties

Some knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of community recreation; knowledge of general recreation leadership methods; knowledge of techniques and/or tools used in general or specialized recreation program area; working knowledge of first aid methods and necessary safety precautions necessary for recreation work; ability to stimulate interest in and appreciation for the various aspects of the activities; ability to deal effectively with groups and to maintain discipline and/or control; ability to meet and deal tactfully with the public; ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare reports.

  • Work alongside individuals, ensuring that they receive reasonable accommodations and modifications necessary for a positive experience.
  • Effectively communicate and help facilitate groups of 5 to 20 children and or youth, ages 4-17. Some groups will include individuals with disabilities.
  • Demonstrate positive and sound leadership skills and practices.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers. Provides modifications and adaptations to activities in order for camper to successfully participate in programs.
  • Prepare, organize, set-up, clean-up, and disinfect program equipment, supplies, and work/play areas.
  • Establish and maintain positive and constructive relationships with campers, parents, guardians, co-workers, program administrators and facility administrators.
  • Maintain constant supervision of campers while demonstrating patience and consistency with managing behaviors. Will use behavior plans, visual cues, or picture boards provided if required.
  • Evaluate program needs to ensure program safety and quality.
  • Represent Henrico County when interacting with parents, guardians or community members, following appropriate protocol when providing information and feedback.
  • Effectively and accurately complete necessary forms and reports

Candidates must be able to complete orientation, Tuesday, June 21 st through Friday, June 24 th , and the entire 7-week program which runs Monday, June 27 th , 2022, through Friday, August 12 th , 2022. Virtual trainings will be required prior to Orientation.

As a Instructor you may be scheduled to work at any of the camps listed below:

Weekly Specialty Camps: (4-13 years of age) Monday-Fridays, 8:30a-3:30p.

A variety of specialty camps will be offered Monday through Friday at select locations with specific focuses. Weekly camps will focus on the following concentrations: Nature and outdoor, sports and games, history, creative arts, performing arts, and gardening.

First Tee Golf Camp: (4-17 years of age) Monday-Thursday, 9a-4p

Fun and engaging golf camp for beginners to advanced skill levels. Instructors will provide support, behavior management, creative programming, and assistance of golf instructors over the course of 7 weeks of camp. Campers will rotate through golfing skills and enrichment building activities.

Visual and Performing Arts Camp: (ages 7-15) Monday - Friday, 8:30a-4:30p
Summer camps run by The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen with a wide variety of visual and performing arts activities. These fun camps will offer music, painting, drawing, special guests artists and a whole lot more!

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school and one (1) year of related work experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have at least one year of working with individuals with disabilities.

Additional Information

Successful applicants will have at least one (1) year of working with individuals with disabilities.

IMPORTANT NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: Please attach a resume that highlights all work experience; education, volunteer and community service activities. For each part-time recruitment request employment opportunities for the above positions may be available throughout the Division in multiple activity areas and/or locations. Ability to work a flexible work schedule to meet department needs. First Aid, CPR, AED certifications required. Training provided if necessary. Some camps require Lifeguard certification. Must be able to lift at least 30 pounds to move supplies and equipment as needed. May require a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license. Candidates must be able to complete an orientation of chosen camp, and the entirety of the program. Virtual trainings will be required prior to Orientation.

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.

How To Apply

Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, May 16, 2022.
You apply for positions with Henrico County general government through our on-line applicant system, which is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week with an Internet connection. Please access our job site portal through or click on the Jobs link in the upper right hand corner of our main County page at .

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Work At Home


Henrico County Public Schools expresses a divisionwide commitment to every student by communicating a vision of inclusiveness: “The right to achieve. The support to succeed.” The school division also embraces four critical cornerstones: Student Safety, Academic Progress, Closing Gaps and Relationships.

The school system serves the families of Henrico County, Virginia, a diverse community of more than 320,000 which wraps west, north and east of the independent city and state capital of Richmond. Henrico is Virginia’s fifth-most populous county.

HCPS is the sixth largest public school division in Virginia, and is comprised of 72 schools and program centers serving more than 50,000 students. The division’s schools reflect the geographic diversity of Henrico County, and lie in bustling near-urban and suburban settings; small towns; and quiet rural areas.

Academic excellence and opportunity are hallmarks of Henrico County Public Schools. Twenty-three division schools earned 2017 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement, presented by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education. HCPS was again tops in the Richmond region with the most schools earning the distinction. Short Pump Middle School was one of only nine schools in the commonwealth to earn the highest designation.

HCPS also leads central Virginia in teachers certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Completion of the rigorous process is the profession’s highest mark of accomplishment.

Henrico Schools has robust programs and support services for families of students with special needs; gifted students; homebound and homeschooled students; and students learning English as a second language.

Each of the division’s high schools is fully accredited and hosts an academic specialty center. The specialty centers allow students with clear interests the chance to focus on a preferred area, such as engineering, the arts or world languages. Three middle schools offer the International Baccalaureate Middle Years program and two high schools offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma program.

The division also has cutting-edge programs in career and technical education, at individual schools and at two Advanced Career Education centers. From learning about sustainable seafood in culinary arts classes to applying technology concepts at Richmond Raceway, HCPS’ Department of Career and Technical Education helps students become effective participants in the international economy.

From academics to athletics, from the arts to career skills, Henrico County Public Schools is proud to be part of helping our community thrive by ensuring that each child has the right to achieve and the support to succeed.


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