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Camp leaders wanted for this summer’s Camp Fort Worth

Posted April 2, 2019

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The City of Fort Worth is currently seeking applicants to help out with Camp Fort Worth programs across the city’s 20 community centers and four mobile recreation sites this summer.

These camp leaders will make a positive impact on kids through activities that foster teambuilding, literacy, leadership development and a healthy lifestyle.

Those interested can attend a hiring fair from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 13 at Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill St. They will also need to apply online before the hiring fair on the city’s hiring website.

There are two different positions available:

Camp Leader

Applicants should:

  • Be age 18 or older (age 17 if a high school graduate).
  • Have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Have six months of training/experience (or the equivalent of 1,040 hours) from volunteering, an internship or observation work, leading programs for children ages 5-13 in a recreational or educational environment.
  • Display working knowledge of arts, crafts, games and a variety of sports.
  • Be motivated, creative, energetic, flexible, show initiative and display good decision-making skills.

Camp Leader – Intern

Students involved in education, recreation or similar degree fields can receive credit toward their degree for this paid internship with Camp Fort Worth.

Applicants should:

  • Be enrolled in college or have graduated within the past year.
  • Have a minimum of 16 credit hours from an accredited college or university, with major course work in education, social work, child development or a related field.
  • Display working knowledge of arts, crafts, games and a variety of sports.
  • Be motivated, creative, energetic, flexible, show initiative and display good decision-making skills.

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Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at MLK Jr. Community Center: 5 p.m. April 19, 2019; MLK Jr. Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive.

Fort Worth Crud Cruiser Event: 9 a.m. April 20, 2019; Casino Beach Park , 7451 Watercress Drive, Fort Worth 76135.

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at Fire Station Community Center: 10 a.m. April 20, 2019; Fire Station Community Center, 1601 Lipscomb.

Egg Hunt Extravaganza at Andrew Doc Session Community Center: 10 a.m. April 20, 2019; Andrew Doc Session Community Center, 201 S. Sylvania Ave.

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at Thomas Place Community Center: 10 a.m. April 20, 2019; Thomas Place Community Center, 4237 Lafayette Ave.

Easter Eggstravaganza at Victory Forest Community Center: 11:30 a.m. April 20, 2019; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill.

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at Eugene McCray Community Center: noon April 20, 2019; Eugene McCray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger.

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at Como Community Center: noon April 20, 2019; Como Community Center, 4900 Horne St.

Fort Worth Crud Cruiser Event: noon April 20, 2019; Diamond Hill Community Center , 1701 N.E. 36th St, Fort Worth 76106.

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at Riverside Community Center: noon April 20, 2019; Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap St.

Compost 101: 1 p.m. April 20, 2019; Fort Worth Botanic Garden Compost Outpost, 3408 West Freeway.
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Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at Northside Community Center: 2:30 p.m. April 20, 2019; Northside Community Center, 1100 NW 18th St.

Canceled Collective Bargaining Negotiations with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local Union 440: 9 a.m. April 22, 2019; IAFF Local 440 Office, 3855 Tulsa Way.
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Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting: 9 a.m. April 22, 2019; City Hall, City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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Building Standards Commission Meeting: 9:30 a.m. April 22, 2019; City Hall, Council Chamber, 200 Texas Street.
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Trinity Metro Board of Directors Meeting: 3:30 p.m. April 22, 2019; Fort Worth Central Station, 2nd floor Community Room, 1001 Jones Street.
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Northside Area Community Meeting: 6:30 p.m. April 22, 2019; Northside Community Center, 1100 NW 18th St.

Northside Area Community Meeting: 6:30 p.m. April 22, 2019; Northside Community Center, 1100 NW 18th St.

Collective Bargaining Negotiations with the International Association of Fire Fighters, Local Union 440: 9 a.m. April 23, 2019; IAFF Local 440 Office, 3855 Tulsa Way.
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Residential Board of Adjustment Special Called Meeting Work Session: 9 a.m. April 23, 2019; City Hall, Second Floor, City Council Chamber, 200 Texas Street.
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Residential Board of Adjustment Special Called Meeting Public Hearing: 10 a.m. April 23, 2019; City Hall, Second Floor, City Council Chamber, 200 Texas Street.
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Canceled City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. April 23, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Civil Service Commission: 6 p.m. April 23, 2019; Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex Auditorium, 505 West Felix Street.
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How to Form an LLC or Corporation in One Day in Texas: 6:45 p.m. April 23, 2019; SCORE Conference Room at the Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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Canceled City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. April 23, 2019; City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Metropolitan Area EMS Authority: 10 a.m. April 24, 2019; MedStar Mobile Healthcare, 2900 Alta Mere Drive.
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City Plan Commission Work Session: noon April 24, 2019; City Hall, second floor, Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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City Plan Commission Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. April 24, 2019; City Plan Commission Public Hearing, 200 Texas Street, 2nd floor, Council Conference Room 290.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Board: 4 p.m. April 24, 2019; Thomas Place Community Center, 4237 Lafayette Avenue.
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South Wayside Area Sewer Improvements Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. April 24, 2019; Victory Forest Community Center, 3427 Hemphill St.

Quickbooks Online: 8:30 a.m. April 25, 2019; SCORE Conference Room at the Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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Fort Worth Public Improvement District #14 Advisory Board Meeting: 9 a.m. April 25, 2019; Downtown Fort Worth Inc. Offices, 777 Taylor Street, Suite 100.
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Urban Design Commission Special Called Public Hearing: 10 a.m. April 25, 2019; City Hall, 2nd floor, Council Chamber, 200 Texas Street.
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Financial Statements Basic for Small Businesses: 11:30 a.m. April 25, 2019; SCORE Conference Room at the Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway.
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