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Hunterdon County, New Jersey Department of Parks and Recreation

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Department of Parks and Recreatiom

Seasonal Recreation Leader/Internship Position - Hunterdon County Department of Parks & Recreation

Internship Description:

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We are looking for talented students interested in gaining experience in the parks and recreation field, through paid internships with the Hunterdon County Department of Parks and Recreation. These positions will expose students to many facets of public parks and recreation programming, administration, and management issues, though participation in hands-on work assignments and a variety of public interactions. Employees/interns will be expected to work a maximum of forty (40) hours per week, in a schedule that may flex to include some evening and/or weekend hours. Our Main office is located in Clinton Township, New Jersey, but the actual work site will be at various locations, throughout Hunterdon County. 


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years of college major studies in recreation/ leisure, sports management, or a related field. The positions are open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as those who have recently completed their undergraduate or graduate programs and are seeking temporary practical training. Applicants should be enthusiastic and self-motivated, have strong communication skills, and a knowledge of recreation programming principles & methods. Applicants must be able to work independently and within a team, which might be compromised of other interns, volunteers, and/or permanent employees.

Specific duties for this position include (but are not limited to) assisting in the development and operation of recreation programs related to environmental education, cultural, visual & performing arts, and sports programs (some of which are offered as youth summer day camps).

Additional duties will include other areas of recreation programming for all age groups, outdoor public concerts, and community outreach activities at public fairs and events. Employees/interns must be comfortable with working outdoors, regardless of weather conditions. Employees/interns must successfully pass a drug screen and criminal background check. Position requires possession of a valid driver's license.
List Of Duties:

Internship lasts from late May through the end of August. 

Location of Internship

Location: Flemington, NJ

Internship Detail:

Pay Type: Paid

Available To: Local Students, National Students

Required Travel: No

Internship Period: Summer

College Credit Required: No

Application Deadline: 

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