Recreation Manager

This job has been Expired
Stroud Region Open Space & Rec Commission
Year Round
Job Overview

Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation Commission is seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual to plan and implement recreation and environmental education programs in parks & greenways in the Stroud Region of the Poconos. This is a full-time, year-round position. For more information, visit:

Public Programs

  • Conduct the planning and implementation of year round public programs (such as: family camping program, archery, Get Outdoors PA Festival, and others)
  • Coordinate with and maintain scheduling with existing and new program partners
  • Plan and implement programs in the parks including hikes, snowshoe hikes, and others


  • Coordinate with camp manager to assist with development and delivery of StroudKids camp programs

Marketing and Promotion

  • Create, design, and organize marketing material for upcoming special events and public programs, such as flyers, postcards, etc. (be creative to increase participation)
  • Coordinate with graphic designer and the printer for marketing materials
  • Manage and maintain the website, social media, and Constant Contact input and upkeep
  • Prepare Connections Magazine including: written content, photos, and coordination with graphic designer, printer, and post office
  • Prepare and distribute press releases
  • Attend community events, school health fairs, back to school night; organize displays
  • Design season passes for pools and golf course
  • Contribute written content, contact lists, and photos on sponsored events (for example, Get Outdoors PA)

Special Events

  • Plan and implement year round special events; including but not limited to: the Daddy Daughter Dance, Levee Loop Race, and Haunted Trail. Special events are subject to change based on the Commission’s needs
  • Organize committees, volunteers, logistics, marketing and promotion, program plans, and other tasks associated to ensure a successful event
  • Organize events as directed by the Commission


  • Recruit volunteers for special events, public programs, greenway, trail, and park cleanups
  • Maintain and update volunteer list and database
  • Lead greenway, trail, and park cleanups

Friends of SROSRC

  • Attend Friends of SROSRC Board meetings
  • Attend sub-committee meetings (ex. Paint in the Park)
  • Assist with Friends events (ex. Paint in the Park) set-up and clean-up, as needed
  • Coordinate with graphic designer and/or design flyers, postcards, etc. to promote the Friends events; organize the printing (in-house or printing company)
  • Post Friends events on the website, Facebook, and press releases

Day Street Community Center/general tasks

  • Assist with general duties; including open concession stand for deliveries or maintenance, summer outdoor pool, if needed