Job Opening

Recreation Aide - Seniors/Dispatch



Parks & Recreation


Ferndale, MI

Salary Range

$15 Per Hour

Exempt / Non-Exempt


employment type

Seasonal - Part Time


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Assists Parks & Recreation Director and Deputy Director with all aspects of planning, scheduling, organizing, and coordinating daily activities for our senior group. Will be responsible for scheduling transportation, dispatch of Smart transport, file retention, and report generation for our SMART transportation services.


  • Special Events Coordinator: Design room set-ups, decorations, event attendant, open event for registration in, obtain food & supplies/caterer, assist Ferndale Senior Group volunteers, create event flyer.
  • Assists with customer services, activity registration, building functions, and events and programs.
  • Senior Group Travel: Attend Senior Group Travel Committee Meetings (Third Monday of each month.), schedule bus for senior group trips, book the trip, book the restaurant, create a flyer, build trip for registration in
  • Senior Services: Referral desk - incoming calls for Senior support services, (medical, legal, housing, social), direct callers to appropriate agencies and/or websites,
  • AARP Tax Aide: Receive incoming calls for information regarding free tax preparation procedure at Kulick, prepare weekly sign-in sheets, schedule callers with disabilities, assist AARP tax aide staff and volunteers with any special request.
  • Publish Ferndale Senior Group Newsletter, print and mail.
  • Front Desk: Customer services, activity registration, incoming phone calls, mail distribution, balance daily cash receipts in, post community and organizational flyers.
  • Schedule request for transportation and return trips, re-route driver as necessary


Education and Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited High School or equivalent
  • Valid state drivers' license
  • Clean driving record

For a full list of qualifications and to apply, use the link above.