The City of Bettendorf

Program Manager - Day Camp

Job ID
Parks and Recreation
Seasonal, Part-Time
USD $8.66/Hr.
USD $10.75/Hr.



Working with little or no supervision the manager is responsible for planning, organizing, implementation, and administration of a summer day camp program for children 5 - 12 years of age. This includes following all established rules, procedures, and safety requirements.



  1. Plans and organizes a basic schedule of activities and themes for the summer brochure including recommendations for change to the APRD.
  2. Submits equipment request for purchase, bus schedules, and training requirements.
  3. Interviews and recommends for hiring all camp leaders.
  4. Schedules & leads in-service training to provide leaders with the information they need to do their jobs.
  5. Oversees the day to day program at two sites, including interaction with parents.
  6. Conducts weekly staff meetings throughout the program.
  7. Submits payroll for program to the manager.
  8. Submits all required paperwork including a detailed program report at the conclusion of the program.


Education: A level of knowledge normally acquired through the completion of college course work with a emphasis in Recreation, Elementary Education, Physical Education or closely related field


Experience: Six months to one year of previous leadership experience working with children


Interpersonal Skills: The job requires the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with participants, parents and staff.


Working Conditions: Must be able to work outside in sometimes hot/humid conditions.


Job Requirements: Requires the ability to solve non-routine and non-reoccurring problems. Must be able to follow established rules and procedures.


This is a seasonal, non-union position. Applications will be accepted until filled. The City of Bettendorf is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The City of Bettendorf complies with the American with Disabilities Act.



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