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Recreation Intern

Are you a current college student with a major in recreation?  Are you required to complete an internship as part of your coursework?

If you are a knowledgeable, motivated, and service oriented recreation student with a desire to experience and contribute to a successful community recreation program, the City of Mt. Pleasant may have an internship opportunity for you.   Your skills and education will be put to use as you work side by side and gain real-world experience with well-respected and successful recreation professionals all while planning and delivering quality recreation opportunities to the Mt. Pleasant community.

General Summary: Under the general direction of the Recreation Coordinators, assists in the planning and supervision of recreation programs, special events, and activities; on-site coordination of youth and adult activities; equipment ordering, distribution, and inventory; program advertisement, and additional responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: Major in Recreation or closely related field with experience in supervising and organizing a variety of programs.  Must have the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.  Candidate must be able to work successfully with co-workers, volunteers, participants, parents, and the general public. Must provide own transportation.

Hours Per Week:  20-40

Internship Duration:  15 or 30 weeks

Pay Rate: $200 per Month

To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  1. Letter of Interest;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed Job Application (PDF);
  4. Completed Criminal History Background Check Authorization Form (PDF);
  5. Fair Credit Reporting Act Disclosure & Authorization (PDF)
  6. Proof of enrollment (letter from professor with a detailed description of the college/university intership requirements)

Applicants may mail or hand-deliver the required application materials to the Human Resources Department at City Hall, 320 West Broadway Street, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.