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One Fresno Youth Jobs
Corps Program Fellow

Pay Range: $17-19

Duration: ongoing
Department: various

The One Fresno Youth Jobs Corps Program is excited to offer youth the opportunity to gain work experience through paid internships. There are 14 career paths within the City’s departments and will help you gain valuable hands-on experience and technical training.

Assignments can range from working in an office setting to outdoors in the field, all while working alongside professional staff to best serve Fresno.

One Fresno Youth Jobs Corps Objectives:

Entry-level employment in City government and career paths for upward mobility

  • Remove barriers of vulnerable residents for training and employment within the City of Fresno
  • Provide job training, case management, and mentorship through existing partnerships
  • Provide tools for success in future employment at the City of Fresno or other organizations
  • Provide a living wage for fellows throughout the duration of the program

One Fresno Youth Jobs Corps is focused on hiring youth that face barriers such as:

  • Difficulty finding employment
  • Are low-income
  • Are unemployed and/or out of school
  • Are or were justice-involved
  • Are in or transitioning from foster care
  • Are engaged with the mental health or substance abuse system
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CONTACT

OneFresno Youth Job Corps Program
interns@fresno.gov  |  (559) 621-6555

Intern – Paid


Pay: $15.50

Duration: ongoing and seasonal
Department: various

The City of Fresno Internships offer students the ability to explore their educational interest while gaining valuable work experience.  Interns will learn professional skills, working alongside staff to solve problems within the City of Fresno.  Students may receive college credit with an established Learning Agreement with their college and the City of Fresno. To learn about the current opportunities, please contact interns@fresno.gov or call 559-621-6555.

Intern – Unpaid


Pay: Volunteer
Duration: ongoing and seasonal
Department: various

The City of Fresno Internships offer students the ability to explore their educational interest while gaining valuable work experience.  Interns will learn professional skills, working alongside staff to solve problems within the City of Fresno.  Students may receive college credit with an established Learning Agreement with their college and the City of Fresno.

Services Aide – PARCS Youth Employment Program (YEP)


Pay: $16.50
Duration: Summer 2023: June 19th – August 4th.
Department: PARCS

Are you looking to jump start your resume and/or college applications? Are you interested in a meaningful summer employment opportunity and giving back to the community?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, the PARCS Youth Employment Program could be the answer you’re looking for! Join our motivating summer work-experience program and earn a paycheck alongside other like-minded youth and young adults!

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Learn to instruct others in various arts, crafts, games, and sports.
  • Assist in the enforcement of rules, regulations, and safety precautions at municipal facilities.
  • Provide customer experience at a park, park facility, or program.
  • Participants are required to attend a series of paid workshops designed to develop soft-skill employment training that complements on-the-job training.
  • And much, much more!

Apply in January for the chance to interview for a coveted spot as a City of Fresno PARCS employee!

In coordination with the needs of our participants; assignments, schedules, and reporting locations are determined after the YEP interview process.

Eligible participants must be between the ages of 16 to 24.

1. Services Aide - YEP

Services Aide – PARCS Community Services and Recreation


Pay: $16.50
Duration: Ongoing and seasonal employment opportunities
Department: PARCS

The City of Fresno PARCS Department has a variety of temporary part-time and seasonal opportunities in our Recreation and Community Services Divisions where employees learn how to engage with the community through a multitude of programs including fitness, nutrition, recreation, education, outdoor, sports, and much more.

Individuals receive first-hand experience in strengthening the future of our diverse community by helping citizens appreciate the beauty of the Central Valley in our 80+ parks, community centers, and partnered locations.

Above all else, you’ll learn what it means to be a public servant, continuously striving to build a better future by empowering individuals to live healthy lives and connect with each other over shared interests!

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Learn to instruct others in various arts, crafts, games, and sports.
  • Assist in the enforcement of rules, regulations, and safety precautions at municipal facilities.
  • Maintain recreation facilities and equipment in a clean and safe condition, and in compliance with City policies, procedures, and regulations.
2. Services Aide - PARCS Community Services and Recreation

Services Aide – PARCS Custodial & Maintenance


Pay: $16.50
Duration: Ongoing and seasonal employment opportunities.
Department: PARCS

The City of Fresno PARCS Department has a variety of temporary part-time and seasonal opportunities in our Maintenance Division. Individuals receive first-hand experience in strengthening the future of our community by keeping our parks clean, safe, and well-maintained. Keeping our facilities in top notch shape helps to empower residents to acquire skills, live healthy lives, appreciate the beauty of the central valley, and strengthen community connection!

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Clean and sanitize restrooms and other park amenities and remove debris and litter from PARCS facilities.
  • Assist maintenance staff in maintaining PARCS facilities by submitting work orders for repair or assisting in light maintenance activities under supervision.
  • Provide opening and closing support including checking park for readiness to open or close and performing custodial duties as needed before unlocking restrooms and/or gates.
3. Services Aide - PARCS Custodial & Maintenance

Services Aide – PARCS Sports, Play, and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK) Program


Pay: $18.00
Duration: Ongoing and seasonal employment opportunities.
Department: PARCS

The City of Fresno PARCS Department is looking for temporary part-time employees to support the Sports, Play, Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK) after school program at various Fresno Unified School District After School Education and Safety (ASES) sites by instructing up to 25 K-8 students in physical activities and nutrition education. The ideal candidate should be dynamic, energetic, passionate, and committed to serving the youth in our community.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Set up and facilitation of physical education rotation in ASES.
  • Assist with daily tasks required at an After School ASES site i.e. check in students, supervise snack time, provide homework support, engage students, behavioral management etc.
  • Learn to instruct others in various arts, crafts, games, and sports.
  • Assist in the enforcement of rules, regulations, and safety protocol at a FUSD school site.
4. Services Aide - SPARK

Temporary Community Recreation Assistant & Temporary Recreation Specialist


Pay: $21.45 & $23.22
Duration: Ongoing and seasonal employment opportunities.
Department: PARCS

PARCS needs motivated and passionate individuals who are ready to energize and reinvent the community. If you are looking to enhance your leadership experience, participate in team building, meet new and interesting people, and above all, positively impact the lives of our youth – WE HAVE THE JOB FOR YOU!

We are currently recruiting for Temporary Community Recreation Assistants and Temporary Recreation Specialists.  Under supervision, incumbents plan, organize, and conduct specialized recreation and/or community service activities.  Incumbents also provide specialized workshops, classes and activities in areas including but not limited to sports, music, science, fitness/nutrition, technology, special events, and senior programs.  Additionally, incumbents serve as park attendants; verify park reservations; ensure facilities/picnic areas are clean and ready for use; and report maintenance issues.

Temporary Community Recreation Assistant duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the customer experience at a park, park facility, or program including customer service
  • Monitoring and reporting the physical state of facilities and equipment; cleaning of park amenities.
  • Provide lead direction over temporary staff; planning, organizing, and conducting a wide variety of recreation and/or support services to special events, and/or community service activities

Temporary Recreation Specialist duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans, organizes and conducts specialized workshops, classes and activities in areas including, but not limited to, sports, music, science, fitness/nutrition, technology, special events, and senior programs.
  • Arranges, engages and leads field trips, camps and hands-on activities
  • Assists in the development of a wide variety of recreation and community services programs suited to the needs of the targeted participants.
  • Interprets and explains policies, procedures and programs. May assist with coordinating, recruiting, training, and monitoring temporary program staff and volunteers.
5. Temp Community Recreation Assistant & Temp Recreation Specialist

Lifeguard


Pay: $16.50
Duration: Seasonal employment opportunities.

Department: PARCS

If you are looking for a summer job, there’s no better place. We will pay for your Lifeguard Certification with your commitment to join our Aquatics Team this summer!

Lifeguard is an entry-level position in the lifeguard series. Lifeguards monitor the pool area to prevent accidents through the enforcement of rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of pool area attendees.

Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid Certificates are required. Don’t have these certificates? We got you covered! The City of Fresno PARCS Department offers Red Cross certification classes!

Previous experience in lifesaving, swim instruction, or advanced swimming is required.

Competitive pay and flexible hours.
Must be 15.5 years of age to apply.

6. Lifeguard

Senior Lifeguard


Pay: $18.00
Duration: Seasonal employment opportunities.

Department: PARCS

Join our lifesaving crew!
Senior Lifeguard is the advanced working level job class in the lifeguard series. Senior Lifeguards monitor pool areas to prevent accidents through enforcement of policies, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of pool area attendees. Senior Lifeguards may be required to give lead direction to workers engaged in the performance of similar duties.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Closely monitoring the pool area for potential unsafe conditions.
  • Rescuing and administering necessary first aid and CPR to swimmers.
  • Minor pool maintenance and hourly reporting.
  • Senior Lifeguards may also assume responsibility for the supervision of a pool facility in the absence of Pool Supervisor.

Must have a valid Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR & First Aid Certificate. Not certified? No problem! The City of Fresno PARCS Department offers Red Cross certification classes.

Previous experience in lifesaving, swim instruction, or advanced swimming is required.

Competitive pay and flexible hours.
Must be 15.5 years of age to apply.

7. Senior Lifeguard

Pool Supervisor


Pay: $20.00
Duration: Seasonal employment opportunities.

Department: PARCS

Suit up and join our supervisory team within our Aquatics program to provide safe, summer fun for our community!
Pool Supervisor is the supervisory level in the lifeguard series and are the lead responsible party for the operation of a pool facility.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Directing programming and supervising pool staff
  • Establishing operating procedures such as rules, regulations, reporting, record keeping, maintenance, etc.

Must have a valid Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR & First Aid Certificate. Not certified? No problem! The City of Fresno PARCS Department offers Red Cross certification classes.

Previous experience in lifesaving, swim instruction, or advanced swimming is required.

Competitive pay and flexible hours.
Must be 15.5 years of age to apply.

8. Pool Supervisor