Recreation Curriculum Coordinator

City of Reno Parks and Recreation

About the organization

The mission of City of Reno, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is to provide youth active, positive, and safe recreational opportunities. The City of Reno provides the Sierra Kids Before and After school program and various summer, winter, and spring break camps to meet the needs of parents and guardians. We are partners in the community with the Children’s Cabinet, TEAM Up, Northern Nevada Food Bank, and the Washoe County School District. The City of Reno is a local government with a population of 248,853.


Develop healthy living, educational, and recreation components to the Youth Programs for the City of Reno, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (COR);

Maintain partnerships with COR administrators and recreation leaders;

Develop after-school athletic league component for the before and after school program for fall, winter, and spring;

Train staff to teach and implement the healthy living, educational, and recreation components;

Expand the healthy living, educational, and recreational components of other COR Youth and Inclusion programs.


Passionate commitment to COR’s mission and vision;

Bachelor’s degree in recreation, education, science, or a health related field;

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;

Exceptional writing skills;

Strong communication skills;

Strong organizational skills;

High degree of initiative and spirit of service;

Experience working with children ages 6-18, employees, and volunteers;

Preferred: strong understanding of healthy living education and recreation and experience in curriculum development;

Preferred: experience training in formal or informal settings;

Preferred: experience working at, or managing summer camp programs, athletic leagues, and/or before and after school programs;

Preferred: reading, writing, and speaking competency in the Spanish language.


In return for their service, AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a living allowance of $12,490. Health benefits during service. Childcare opportunities. Qualified student loan deferment or forbearance. Non-competitive eligibility, and more!

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

City of Reno’s Recreation Curriculum Coordinator VISTA position is funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and will serve within the AmeriCorps VISTA program. AmeriCorps VISTA is the national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. Each VISTA member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency.

Please apply at the link listed, or send a resume and cover letter to Micah at [email protected]

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