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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Open Until Filled. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: ATHLETIC PROGRAMMING LEAD, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
  • In Person at Human Resources (See Special Notes in Description Below If Any)
Youth Opportunities
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Part Time
$13.00 hourly

Athletic Programming Lead

Division of Youth Opportunities

City of Worcester

The City of Worcester Division of Youth Opportunities is seeking qualified candidates to be Athletic Programming Leads for Recreation Worcester. The programming lead staff will serve the roles of providing programming and curriculum to the Recreation Worcester participants. Responsibilities for this position will include executing programming, communicating policy and procedures to volunteers and youth, maintaining a safe and clean environment, and working with city employees to ensure quality of programming. The qualified candidates will have the ability to perform work with considerable independent judgment, creativity, and initiative.

Athletic Programming Leads are responsible for developing and executing curriculum; day-to-day management of program participants; facilitating team building activities including Social Emotional learning; executing end-of-year final championship game; and adhering to program schedule and designated deadlines. Qualified candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check (CORI & SORI); complete all work with a social/emotional/culturally inclusive approach; have an updated physical (within last 12 months); have strong oral/written communications skills; have the ability to work collaboratively with community partners and families; be able to communicate/work with diverse populations/organizations/interests; be able to work independently and in a group setting.


  • High school or equivalency and 1 year of experience working with youth development


  • Experience developing out-of-school-time activities
  • 18 years or older preferred
  • 1 year of experience working in a school or program setting
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of local youth serving agencies and other community resources that may serve Recreation Worcester youth and families
  • Ability to work with students with special educational or emotional needs
  • Bilingual

SALARY: $13.00 hourly, part-time

To apply, please visit: or send resume and cover letter to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Preference is given to Worcester residents. Open until filled.

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