Recreation Specialist  (Senior Center Supervisor)

Major Duties and Qualifications:
This position is responsible for all duties related to developing, coordinating and implementing a variety of recreational and leisure programs as well as maintaining existing programming for citizens ages 55 and over and the summer day camp program.   Programmer will also assist with the Commission’s special events and is responsible for all aspects of the Rockingham County Senior Games.  Securing sponsorships and marketing for all senior programs and assigned special events is required.  This position will oversee the general operation of the recreation center.  Applicant must have the following skills:  computer, organizational and leadership abilities and budget management.


Duties include, but are not limited to:

-Plans, organizes, coordinates, and implements recreation programs for assigned age groups and at assigned facilities.

-Ensures that facilities are clean, safe, and ready for scheduled events.

-Registers program participants; schedules facilities for program activities.

-Enforces safety rules and regulations.

-Develops and coordinates special recreational events.

-Maintains required records and documents.

-Performs other related duties as assigned.

-Maintain the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services Certification

-Supervise the recreation center part-time employees and a seasonal senior assistant.


The applicant will possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a preferred major or course work in Recreation and suitable experience. This position is salaried with a flexible schedule that is based on programming needs.  Normal work hours are from 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Minimum age of 21. Must possess a valid Class “C” driver’s license from NC.


 Supplemental Information:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is performed while sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee must occasionally lift light and heavy objects.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is performed in an office and at recreational facilities.



Health Insurance, Vision, Dental, State Retirement, 401-K, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability


$30,000 – $34,000

Closing date:   October 9th, 2020.


Email resume to Lee Mitchell at or mail resume to Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department, Attn. Lee Mitchell P.O. Box 206, Mayodan, NC  27027.  If you have questions or in need of more information call Lee Mitchell at   (336) 548-9572 or email: