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Instructor Hiring

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Are you interested in teaching classes at your local community center?

The City of Fort Worth is looking for contract and volunteer recreation instructors to teach a variety of programs and classes at Fort Worth community centers. These centers provide engaging, exciting recreational activities for people of all ages, and there is always interest in adding new programs and classes to offerings.

Types of instructors

The city offers two types of instructor positions:

Contract instructors work on a 70/30 split with the City of Fort Worth, receiving 70 percent of their generated revenue. These instructors are self-driven to build up their classes, and are responsible for promoting their own programs.

Volunteer instructors volunteer their time and talents to their local community centers.

Qualifications

Class instructors are required to:

  • Lead, teach, oversee and participate in the planning of programs.
  • Provide a class description and details for their program.
  • Monitor and track records of their participants.
  • Complete any necessary trainings to maintain certification requirements.
  • Make sure necessary equipment and/or materials are present for their classes.
  • Be on time and committed during the duration of their classes.

Other qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED is required.
  • A minimum of six months’ teaching experience in your specialty is required.
  • All instructors must pass a background check.

Apply now to be a contract instructor

Apply now to be a volunteer instructor

Submit your idea for a class or program

Instructors interested in more information, a complete and more detailed job description, or who want to submit a class for consideration that they’d be interested in teaching, may fill out this general interest form.

The City of Fort Worth will be in touch with more information.

News

Calendar

National Night Out at Diamond Hill: 5 p.m. Oct. 2, 2018; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 Ne 36th St.

Job Fair at Andrew Doc Session: 10 a.m. Oct. 13, 2018; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Frontier Fall Fest at Log Cabin Village: 1 p.m. Oct. 20, 2018; Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane.
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Fall Festival at Worth Heights: 6 p.m. Oct. 20, 2018; Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Senior Spooky Social at Hillside: 10 a.m. Oct. 23, 2018; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Lights On Afterschool at Greenbriar: 5 p.m. Oct. 25, 2018; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.

Fall Festival at Chisholm Trail: 6 p.m. Oct. 25, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Fall Festival at Diamond Hill: 5 p.m. Oct. 26, 2018; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 Ne 36th St.

Fall Festival at Hillside: 6 p.m. Oct. 26, 2018; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Fall Festival at Greenbriar: 6 p.m. Oct. 26, 2018; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.

Fall Festival at Highland Hills: 6 p.m. Oct. 26, 2018; Highland Hills Community Center, 1600 Glasgow Rd..

Fall Festival at Fire Station Community Center: 7 p.m. Oct. 26, 2018; Fire Station Community Center, 1601 Lipscomb St.

Fall Festival at R.D. Evans: 7 p.m. Oct. 26, 2018; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

Fall Festival at Andrew Doc Session: 10 a.m. Oct. 27, 2018; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Halloween Carnival at North Tri-Ethnic: 10 a.m. Oct. 27, 2018; North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

Fall Festival at Southside: 11 a.m. Oct. 27, 2018; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale St.

Fall Festival at Northside: 2 p.m. Oct. 27, 2018; Northside Community Center, 1100 Nw 18th St.

Fall Festival at Sycamore: 6 p.m. Oct. 31, 2018; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale.

Fall Festival at Victory Forest : 6 p.m. Oct. 31, 2018; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill St.

Firepit Cooking: 9 a.m. Nov. 3, 2018; Log Cabin Village.
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Cherokee Basket Weaving: 1 p.m. Nov. 3, 2018; Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane.
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Fall Festival at Southwest: 5 p.m. Nov. 3, 2018; Southwest Community Center, 6300 Welch Ave.

Contact Us

Address:
4200 S. Freeway, Suite 2200
Fort Worth, TX 76115
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Telephone:
817-392-5700

Fax:
817-392-5724

Director:
Richard Zavala

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