Current Job Openings

MCSD currently has the following job opportunities:



Kids Camp Recreation Leaders

Recreation Leader Kids’ Camp Summer Day Camp Program

Job Title: Recreation Leader

General Description of Role:  Responsible for supervision of and leading activities for groups of children in summer day camp. 

Pre-program work assignments and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:  design of activity plans, attendance at all staff training seminars, assist in setup of all equipment and program supplies, and other duties as assigned by the Kids’ Camp directors or assistant director.

Program work assignments and responsibilities include but are not limited to:  overall supervision of participants, planning and implementation of activity plans, direct supervision of program participants, enforcement of all program policy and procedure as contained in program handbooks, general facility maintenance, and other duties as required or assigned by the Program Supervisor and Assistant Program Supervisor.

Hours:  Full-time, Monday-Friday starting June 18, 2018 and continuing through August 17, 2018.  Camp training dates are Saturday, June 19 and Saturday, June 16.

Wage:  $11.00/hour


- Current first aid/CPR certification (upon employment).

- Current negative TB test (upon employment).

- Ability to obtain current fingerprint identification (BID 7) upon employment.

- Knowledge, training, and/or experience in one or more of the following areas:  physical education, recreation, elementary education, art, theater, social work, environmental education, or early childhood education.

- Minimum one season (8 weeks) of experience working with children in a daycare, after school or recreation program setting.

- Experience working with the public in a recreational setting.

Applications can be picked up at the Parks and Rec Office, 1656 Sutter Road or at the link below.

Resumes will not be accepted without a completed application. 

The application deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.  For more information, call 839-9003.

District Application form

Recreation Leader Job Description


Youth Basketball Sports Official (Referee)
General Description of Role: Sports Officials (referees) are expected to have a good knowledge of basketball rules and regulations, be able to use good judgment in making calls and decisions on the court and be available to work games on Saturdays.  Some training will be provided. 
Wage: Pay starts at $11.58 per hour
Hours: Games are held on Saturdays beginning January 13th with the season running through March 10th, 2018.


Playgroup Leader

General Description of Role:  We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic individual who would be responsible for the facilitation of a Playgroup program for children ages 0-5 and their parents and families.

Playgroup leader is responsible for setting up playgroup equipment; ensuring all sign-in and donation materials are available and that participants are signing in each day; Ensuring Participants follow all program rules; Ensuring program has all necessary supplies and equipment; Leading art activities; coordinating special events/guest speakers; Leading circle time; assisting with reporting requirements of program sponsor, Humboldt First 5; and other duties as assigned by the Recreation Supervisor

Hours:  5-7 hours per week, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday between 8:30am-1:00pm

Wage:  $11.58/hour or DOE


  • A love of small children and families
  • Experience coordinating activities for children 0-5 years old.
  • Current first aid/CPR certification (within six months of employment).
  • Current negative TB test (upon employment).
  • Ability to obtain current fingerprint identification (BID 7) upon employment.
  • Have never been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor related to abuse, neglect or exploitation of children or adults.

How to Apply for position: Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of original District Application Form.  Required application materials are as follows:

Please submit application materials to:

Mckinleyville Community Services District Administrative Office

1656 Sutter Road, McKinleyville CA 95519. 

For more information, please call 707-839-9003.

Applications may be picked up at the District office located at 1656 Sutter Rd. in McKinleyville.  Resumes will not be accepted without a completed application.  For more information, call 839-9003.

Applications accepted until position is filled

Futsal Referee
Description of Role:  Officiate futsal games for McKinleyville Parks & Recreation's Coed Adult Futsal League on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm-9:00pm at the McKinleyville Activity Center.
Wage: $15.00 per game
  • Strong knowledge of the rules of the sport of Futsal.
  • Abiltiy to run and move quickly to keep up with fast-paced play.
  • Confidence to officiate an adult sport.
How to apply: Contact Jens Andersen in the Parks & Recreation Department at 707-839-9003 or Apply in person at 1656 Sutter Road.


Thank you for your interest in offering a leisure service program to our community.  We appreciate your desire to share your special skills and talents with the members of our community.

Our Leisure Service Programs reflect a wide variety of interests and activities, you can check out the Leisure Class Instructor Program brochure for more information.  Programs can be offered for all ages of the population, including toddlers, children, teens, young adults, adults, and seniors.  We are typically seeking the following programs... arts, crafts, cooking, dog obedience, dancing, martial arts, yoga, music and more.  If you have an idea but aren’t sure we’ll be able to use it, CALL us and ask!  We are more than interested in any and all program ideas.

So, you have a program idea and want to turn in a proposal?  What do you do?  It’s easy!  Simply complete the Leisure Services Program Proposal Application and return it to our office located at 1656 Sutter Road in McKinleyville.  A Leisure Services Program Proposal Application must be completed for each proposed program.

If selected to offer a class you can find out even more information in our Leisure Services Program Handbook.

Leisure Services Program Proposal Deadlines

Program Dates:                                      Proposal Deadline:

January 1 – May 31                                  November 30

June 1 – August 31                                   April 30

Sept 1 – December 31                              July 31