Employment Opportunities

BVRA is hiring for the following positions:


AmeriCorps Youth Programming Coordinator

Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority(BVRA) provides Parks and Recreation services and programs for a community of approximately 6,000 people in Central Pennsylvania. Established in 1981 BVRA manages park, pool, and trail facilities, while at the same time providing a wide range of recreational services.

Each week BVRA hosts multiple youth programs such as preschool, playwork, a variety of clubs, and after-school programs. Then each summer BVRA hosts 11 weeks of summer camp for over 200 area children, ages 3 to 16. This position will work with our program directors to plan and develop new educational programming. During the months of March, April, and May this position will focus on developing new camp programs and potentially new camps. During June and July this position will work to implement these programs directly with campers. These programs will focus on science, nature, art, and engineering.

Duties Include:

  • Development of summer youth programs including summer camp, one-time events, and series events.
  • Development of new summer camp programs for youth ages 3 to 16
  • Development of youth recreation programming for the LEARN After-School Program
  • Implementation of educational and recreational programing with assistance from other staff.
  • Participation in CORE AmeriCorps Group Activities (Required)

This is a 6 month position running February 1st through August 5. However, upon satisfactory work performance the position could be extended for an addtional year.

This position includes and education award, health benefits, discounted recreation services, and childcare options.

To apply send resume to director@bvrec.org  Starting date is February 1, 2018

Lewisburg Ice Rink Attendant:

BVRA is looking for attendants for the Lewisburg Ice Rink.  The rink is outdoors and operates on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.  The rink opening is weather dependent.

Duties include:

  • Opening and closing the rink.
  • Checking in skaters, and handling skate rental.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of the rink and handling any issues that may arise.

To apply send resume to director@bvrec.org

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