Recreational Leader




Title:                                       Recreational Leader

Department/Division:           Pala Youth Club

Salary:                                    DOE / Fulltime

Status:                                    M-F, Days, Hours Vary

Supervisor:                            Pala Youth Club Director

Subordinates:                        None

Benefits:                                 401K Retirement Plan (Eligibility after one year service). Company matches half of employee's contribution up to 7%                                         

                                                Employer Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

                                                Vacation Earn up to 13 days per year for FT employees

                                                Sick Leave Earn up to 13 days per year for FT employees      

                                                Life Insurance The Company provides up to $25,000.00



Under the supervision of the Pala Youth Club Director, the Leader will be responsible for the overall recreation activities of the Club.  The Leader will be implementing the basic sports or program activity skills, providing leadership and administration of the sports/skills program.



  • Plan, organize and direct the recreational program at the Youth Club, including but not limited to baseball and softball.
  • Recruit, direct and supervise the work of all recreational activities at the Youth Club.
  • Promote and stimulate interest and participation of youth members in physical, recreational activities.
  • Promote and stimulate interest and participation of youth members in arts and craft activities.
  • Requisition and submit for approval of supplies and materials for use in youth activities.
  • Teach basic skills and applicable rules for sports or the program.
  • Responsible for organizing indoor and outdoor activities, field trips and fundraising activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Must have experience working with children.
  • Knowledge of games, rules and safety procedures, programs and a variety of sports.
  • Knowledge of a variety of sport equipment.
  • Have the ability to visualize and auditory to observe and monitor behavior of children and enforce safety rules.
  • Verbal ability to direct and instruct program participants.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Current certification in First Aid and CPR.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent education (GED) or one year experience in caring for children or equivalent or a combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a valid California Driver's License. 
  • Must be able to pass a security background check.
  • Must acknowledge and agree to maintain a Drug-Free workplace (including marijuana) as a condition of employment with the Pala Band of Mission Indians. 
  • Indian preference will apply. The Pala Band of Mission Indians will give hiring preference to fully qualified applicants that are Pala Tribal Members. Pala Band of Mission Indians is an equal opportunity employer.
  • No physical limitations relative to lifting, stooping, bending, walking, standing, climbing, etc.



All employees are expected to follow the Tribal Employee Handbook of the Pala Band of Mission Indians and must adhere to any additional applicable addendums.

If employed by the Pala Band of Mission Indians the new hire is required to obtain a First Aid certification, CPR certification, and current Food Handler's card within 60 days of their hire date.