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Recreation 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 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 certifications that are required for your class must be completed during your first six months of employment.
  • All instructors must pass a background check.

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

Day of Dance at Handley Meadowbrook: 9 a.m. July 27, 2018; Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

Ocean in a Bottle at Chisholm Trail: 1 p.m. July 27, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Block Party at Victory Forest: 11 a.m. July 28, 2018; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill St.

Water Kickball at R.D. Evans: 4 p.m. Aug. 1, 2018; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

Kickball at Como: 6 p.m. Aug. 1, 2018; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Community Food Share Day at Como: 9 a.m. Aug. 3, 2018; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Football Clinic at Handley Meadowbrook: 9 a.m. Aug. 3, 2018; Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

Senior Social Trip at Southside: 10 a.m. Aug. 3, 2018; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

T-Shirt Making at Chisholm Trail: 1 p.m. Aug. 3, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Back to School Bash at North Tri: 10 a.m. Aug. 4, 2018; North Tri-Ethnic Community Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

Starting a Business at Chisholm Trail: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Splash Day at Greenbriar Community Center: 10 a.m. Aug. 9, 2018; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.

End of Summer Bash at Diamond Hill: 3 p.m. Aug. 10, 2018; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 Ne 36th St.

Geocaching 101 at R.D. Evans: 6 p.m. Aug. 10, 2018; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

Financial Literacy at Chisholm Trail: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 15, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Community Food Share Day at Como: 9 a.m. Aug. 17, 2018; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Seasonal Scavenger Hunt at Chisholm Trail: noon Aug. 17, 2018; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

Movie Night at Worth Heights: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 2018; Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Back to School Bash at Como: 9 a.m. Aug. 18, 2018; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Back to School Bash at Thomas Place: 10 a.m. Aug. 18, 2018; Thomas Place Community Center, 4237 Lafayette Ave.

College Fair at Sycamore: 6 p.m. Aug. 23, 2018; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale.

Back to School Bash at R.D. Evans: 9 a.m. Aug. 25, 2018; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

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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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