Community Services Coordinator

City of Yucaipa

Yucaipa, CA

SALARY: $24.22 - $30.24 Hourly 
DEPARTMENT: Community Services
DIVISION: Performing Arts Center
OPENING DATE: 01/24/19
CLOSING DATE: 02/11/19 04:00 PM 


Under the direct supervision of the Community Services Manager, the Coordinator is responsible for the development, planning, organizing, implementation and evaluation of a wide range of community programs and services. This position will supervise, select and train part-time staff, contract instructors and volunteers. They will be responsible for the planning of special events, marketing, recreational class programming, Yucaipa Performing Arts Center operations and planning and performs a variety of multifaceted tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. The successful candidate will be required to work a flexible schedule, including weekend assignments, will work during City special events and will report to different locations depending upon job assignments. Possession of a valid California driver's license is required.


  • Organize, coordinate and attend special events; seek sponsors; identify vendors, negotiate cost and prepare contracts; develop and disseminate marketing materials. 
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for the development and implementation of recreation, leisure, theatrical performances, educational programs; implement policies and procedures. 
  • Plan, prioritize, assign, and review the work of part-time staff and volunteers involved in the implementation of recreation, leisure and educational opportunities including, but not limited to, aquatics, cultural arts, athletics, and special events. 
  • Evaluate operations and activities of assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities. 
  • Participate in budget preparation and administration; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; submit justifications for equipment, materials and supplies; monitor and control expenditures. 
  • Coordinate the day-to-day operations of the Yucaipa Performing Arts Center. 
  • Identify instructors for courses offered; prepare and monitor contracts with instructors and ensure proper payment to instructors. 
  • Seek, apply for and administer grants and ensure all grant activities are properly documented and submitted.
  • Collaborates with, provides advisory support for and acts as liaison to other departments, citizen committees, community agencies and organizations to facilitate recreation program development and enhance recreational services.
  • Oversee and participate in the development of outreach and marketing materials for services and programs. 
  • Contact and coordinate with community agencies to seek services and resources for clients. 
  • Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. 
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, other agencies and the public using principles of good customer service. 
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
  • Principles and practices of developing and implementing a variety of recreation, leisure, cultural arts, and educational programs.
  • Techniques for working with various socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds and people of different generations 
  • Pertinent local, state and federal laws, ordinances and rules. 
  • Principles and practices of marketing and outreach.
  • Principles and practices of effective customer service.
  • Modern office equipment including applicable computer applications         

Ability to:

  • Develop and implement recreation, leisure and educational programs to meet the needs of the community.
  • Build relationships with outside agencies and community organizations to better meet the needs of clients.
  • Prepare a variety of technical and administrative reports.
  • Effectively supervise program, including volunteers, part-time and seasonal staff.
  • Serve as an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation and communication.
  • Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software.
  • Follow workplace safety procedures and policies.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and solve problems relative to operational and technical policy and procedures.
  • On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time; intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 20 pounds or less


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