IMG_6943Another beautiful summer is on the way! Work on the fundamentals of volleyball, basketball, tennis and soccer in our individualized youth sports clinics; or let your creativity flow with arts, crafts, and dance camps. Clown around with Jason the Juggler in our Big Top Juggling and more! day camp; or jump, kick, splash, and fly in our afternoon day camps.

Still young at heart? Come on out to the park to have fun with drop-in volleyball, pickle ball, soccer, softball, tennis, and basketball. Don’t miss the 4th Annual Summer Volleyball Tournament on Sunday, August 21st.

Take a look at our full list of current and upcoming summer activities here, and as always be sure to pre-register for any activities, camps, classes or clinics you and your loved ones are interested in. Pre-registration required. Scholarships are available.

Email kimi@oiprd.org for more information on activities.

Come join the team! Orcas Island Park and Recreation District is now accepting applications through April 30th for the following positions:

Program Assistant

The Program Assistant works closely with OIPRD staff to assist with the organization, implementation and administration of recreational programs. This is a permanent part-time position averaging 20 hours per week. This position includes a wide range of programming and administrative tasks and requires strong organizational, computer, communication, and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of local community is essential. To apply, download and complete the employment application (below) and mail along with a resume and cover letter to OIPRD, PO Box 575, Eastsound, WA 98245 or email to oiprd@oiprd.org or drop it by at the OIPRD office in the northwest corner of Funhouse Commons building. Applications accepted through April 20th.

Schedule:

– May vary, typical hours are Mon-Fri 1:00 – 5:30 plus some evenings and weekends depending on program needs.

– Must be able to reliably work year-round

Responsibilities:

– Assist with marketing and registration by creating and posting to bulletin boards, flyers, websites

– Assist in maintaining registration materials

– Provide support to instructors, coaches, program supervisors and independent contractors to ensure they have all the equipment necessary

– Inventory, request and distribute equipment as needed

– Maintain positive relationships with instructors, coaches, parents, staff, contractors and community; assist in the coordination, development, implementation and support of OIPRD program activities

– Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

– Ability to provide excellent customer service by building relationships and communicating effectively with participants, instructors, coaches, parents, staff, contractors and community

– Must be able to lift/carry equipment of various sizes

– Must be able to perform work in various settings, both indoors and outdoors

– Experience with administrative duties

– Experience with Mac, Word Press, and various design software a plus

– Background or experience in community programming is a plus

– Must be able to work year round

– Current First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to attain

– Must pass criminal background check

– Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the US and valid government issued ID

– May be subject to drug screening

 

Youth Sports Supervisor

The Youth Sports Supervisor is responsible for the safety and supervision of youth enrolled in various OIPRD recreational programs. To apply, download and complete the employment application (below) and mail along with a resume and cover letter to OIPRD, PO Box 575, Eastsound, WA 98245 or email to oiprd@oiprd.org or drop it by at the OIPRD office located in the northwest corner of the Funhouse Commons building. Applications accepted through April 20th.

Schedule:

– Hours are typically M-F 2:30 – 5:30 during the school year, and vary during the summer months

Responsibilities:

– Walk youth participants to and from various activities

– Supervise participants to provide a safe and enriching experience

– Participate in activities as assigned

– Act as a back-up instructor/coach as needed

– Provide basic first aid, contact emergency personnel as needed

– Maintain positive relationships with participants, instructors, coaches, parents, staff, contractors and community

– Complete all required paperwork daily

– Set-up/clean-up and maintain equipment and supplies

– Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

– Ability to provide excellent customer service by building relationships and communicating effectively with participants, instructors, coaches, parents, staff, contractors and community

– Must be able to participate in trail runs, lift/carry equipment of various sizes

– Must be able to perform work in various settings, both indoors and outdoors

– Background or experience in community programming is a plus

– Current First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to attain

– Must pass criminal background check

– Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the US and valid government issued ID

– May be subject to drug screening

2016 OIPRD employment application

SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING

FUNDING PLANNING – Buck Park Maintenance and OIPRD Personnel

APRIL 7TH, 4:30 PM OIPRD CONFERENCE ROOM

ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

Baseball and Softball kick off our spring activities this week, with Running Club (regular and advanced!), Spring Soccer, Science, Art, Boys Choir and more to follow. Adult Drop-in Programs continue in the public school gyms through April 28th before moving down to Buck Park. Come on out and play! Information for all programs can be found by clicking on the green registration button to the right.  20160314BaseballMinors

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Reprint from Voter’s Guide

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If you can’t open the explanatory and “pro / con” statements in the voter’s guide it might be because you are using an iPhone or tablet, we have reprinted the text for your reference:  Reprint from Voters Guide

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Orcas Island Park and Recreation District is seeking bids for 2016 – 2017 maintenance season for Buck Park. Services include basic maintenance, lawn care, and park oversight. A business license, sole proprietor, or LLC is required. Necessary equipment includes mowers, weed-eaters, and hauling vehicle. Mandatory bidder walk-through with principals will be held on Feb 5, […]

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2016 Orcas Park & Rec Levy

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