Canton Township
  • CLS - Recreation Services
  • Canton, MI, USA
  • $12.00 / hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

No Benefits

The following at will job posting will remain open until all positions are filled:



Pay Rate: $12.00 per hour

This is an open posting. Applications will be considered as they are received.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early.


This position is responsible for leading and supervising activities at the B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center for teen participants and at-risk populations.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Note: These examples are intended merely as illustrations of the various types of work performed)

  • Responsible for operating township vehicles and the safe transportation of program participants to assigned locations
  • Present a professional image, in person and by telephone
  • Responsible for detection and reporting of property and equipment defects
  • Ensure safety rules, policies, regulations, and procedures are followed by public and employees
  • Responsible for enforcement of departmental rules and regulations, operating procedures, and policies
  • Assist in the planning, supervision, and coordination of teen programs, participants, and activities as assigned
  • Assist in coordination of set up, tear down and clean up of programs and events
  • Assist with the responsibility of responding to, communicating and documenting emergency situations and incidents, including but not limited to First Aid, CPR, Severe Weather, and Missing Child Events
  • Responsible for facility and equipment appearance and cleanliness
  • Assume lead worker responsibilities for events and activities as assigned 
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • Must possess a current, valid Driver's License with a driving history that does not create liability concerns; which include, but are not limited to, convictions for reckless driving, careless driving, suspended license or convictions involving drinking and impaired driving
  • Ability to operate a 12-passenger van equipped with a wheelchair lift, with the ability to tow a trailer behind the van as necessary
  • Must be able to possess a valid Michigan Chauffer License within 14 days of hire
  • Must be able to possess and perform Basic First Aid and CPR (Adult & Infant) Certifications within 60 days of employment; opportunity for certification will be provided by the employer
  • A minimum of six months experience working with youth and at-risk populations required, one year of experience or more is preferred.
  • Ability to respond to emergencies in a calm and efficient manner
  • Must be educated in Diabetic Care and Monitoring within one year of employment; Opportunity for in-service training and certification will be provided by the employer
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies with fellow employees and the public tactfully and courteously
  • Skill in organizing self and others; ability to self-start in discharging responsibilities
  • Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holiday
  • This is an "At-Will" position: Work assignments and hours scheduled based on availability, division requirements and within the confines of the budget.  Schedules and work hours are not guaranteed and are subject to change at any time due to division needs, budgeting, and staff availability
  • Knowledge, of the facilities, equipment, and supplies required by the assigned area

Physical Demands:

  • Stand- Frequently 
  • Walk- Frequently 
  • Sit- Frequently
  • Use of Hands/Fingers- Frequently 
  • Reach- Frequently
  • Climb- Occasionally 
  • Crawl- Occasionally
  • Squat or Kneel- Frequently 
  • Bend- Frequently 


  • Less than 10 lbs- Frequently 
  • 10 - 29 lbs- Frequently 
  • 30 - 59 lbs- Occasionally
  • 60 - 100 lbs- Rarely


  • Less than 10 lbs- Frequently 
  • 10 - 29 lbs- Frequently 
  • 30 - 59 lbs- Occasionally
  • 60 - 100 lbs- Rarely 

Reports To: Teen Services Supervisor / Coordinator

Job Description updated: October 2017

Posting Information: Teen Services Staff - (Part-time) 

  • Must be available Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. with occasional evening hours.
  • Due to the nature of this position, the preferred candidates will have a minimum of six months experience working with youth and at-risk populations, one year of experience or more is preferred.
  • This is a part-time job opportunity. An employee in this position can work up to 29 hours per week year round. Work hours, however, will be solely determined based on workload and availability.
  • This is an at-will position. Hours are limited and will vary based on the operational needs of the department. Employees in this position are not full-time and will be classified as part-time employees.
  • All candidates will be notified VIA EMAIL of the disposition of the employment application.
  • Being hired to fill a vacant position will require reference checking, background information, working history verification, physical exam, driving history, drug screen, and new hire orientation.
  • Must meet the minimum requirements of the position to be considered.
  • This is an external posting open to all applicants. This position will remain open until filled. A completed application must be submitted to be considered for this position. Applications not completed in their entirety will not be considered.
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