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The Salvation Army, Silvercrest Management Community Center Assistant (EOC) in White Center, Washington

DescriptionDEPARTMENT: community centerPOSITION TITLE: COMMUNITY CENTER assistant Extra On CallSTATUS: NON-EXEMPTThe Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church and the ultimate goal of all programs is spiritual regeneration of all people.The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer.EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:High School graduate or GED completion preferred.Must have some experience working with youth in a supervisor role.Must be able to read and write clearly in English.Bilingual is a plus.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: An understanding and acceptance of the Salvation Army's mission, philosophy, and practices.A current first aid and CPR card, or ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment.Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, with other staff and to the general public.Ability to work within the Salvation Army organization and carry out the policies and procedures of the organization.Ability to work with young and old alike.Ability to play, teach, and officiate a variety of games.Ability to stop disagreements and keep disagreements from happening.Ability to keep calm in demanding situations.Ability to assist in the organization and implementation of Summer Day Camp programs as assigned by the Community Center Director.WA drivers license is preferred.SOFTWARE-RELATED SKILLS: General PC knowledge required.Use of the internet helpful.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Create a positive experience, and atmosphere in both the Gym and Gameroom.Work to ensure the well-being of the people that participate in the programs of the Community Center.Actively recruit people to participate in the programs of the Community Center.Work with the community center director to provide events on a regular basis such as tournaments, game challenges, and trips.Person shall supervise Gym, Game room, and the front office as assigned, and shall not leave his/her area except when relieved by another staff person.Person shall assist in the organization of and lead activities as assigned.Shall know all times and programs of the Community Center and promote and encourage participation in programs.Must maintain daily statistics and other statistics as assigned.Must clean and help maintain cleanliness of all gym areas.Must know all exits and emergency exits, location of fire extinguishers, and location of first aid supplies.Shall issue all equipment and games only through proof of membership and follow proper checkout procedures.Must maintain order and discipline with confidence. He or she will enforce the rules by restricting any member if necessary.Will be responsible for notifying Supervisor of need for any necessary program equipment in which the Gym Assistant is directly responsible.Will be responsible for all programs in operation during the absence of the Community Center Director's assistant.Will track center clients and/or members using available information and system.OTHER: Any other items pertinent to the efficient operation of the Corps Community Center as requested by the Community Center DirectorPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:While performing duties of this job employee may be required to stand or sit for long periodsMust be able to use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.Must walk, run, sit, stand, and bend on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis.Must be able to lift 20 pounds and occasionally 40 pounds.Frequent phone and in-person contact with people from diverse backgrounds. An ability to hear and communicate clearly.Qualified individuals must be able to p

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