Parks & Recreation

NEW!

Parks & Recreation is currently recruiting for an Associate Director for the Summer Playground program. To view the notice, click here.



NEW!
Come join the fun team at Corte Madera Parks & Rec! We are looking for a senior coordinator to program classes for seniors. This is a part time position working roughly 16-18 hours a week with no benefits. $15-$20 per hour depending on experience.  
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Set-up and manage senior bingo and senior lunch every Thursday
  • Program senior classes and events 
  • Chaperone senior and adult trips
  • Put together quarterly senior newsletter
  • Maintain / create relationships with local senior groups 
  • Host monthly Big Band Dance every second Wednesday of the month

Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED at a minimum. A college degree and background in management and strong supervisory skills are recommended. Experience working with seniors is preferred. 

Please respond with a resume and brief cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you! Please email resume to Bhernandez@tcmmail.org



People, Parks & Programs


The Corte Madera Parks and Recreation Department’s mission is to create community through people, parks and programs.

To achieve this mission, we provide year-round recreational programs, classes, sports leagues, summer camps and events for residents of Corte Madera and surrounding communities. Activities take place at the spacious Corte Madera Community Center and adjoining 20-acre Town Park, and at other Corte Madera locations. Offerings range from gymnastics for 2 to 5 year olds to soccer leagues for Kindergarten-6th graders, from open gym to softball leagues for adults, and from AARP Driver Safety to computer classes for adults 55 and over. Events include Father-Daughter and Mother-Son Dances, Movie Nights, Breakfast with Santa and Big Band Dance.

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Creating Community
To create community through people, parks and programs, we:
  • Provide Recreational Experiences: Through programmed and self-facilitated recreation, a variety of benefits to individuals and society are achieved. Recreational experiences are also important as an end in themselves for personal enjoyment
  • Foster Human Development: Parks and Recreation services foster social, intellectual, physical and emotional development
  • Promote Health and Wellness: Participation in recreation improves physical and emotional health
  • Increase Cultural Unity: Parks and Recreation increases cultural unity through experiences that promote cultural understanding and celebrate diversity
  • Facilitate Community Problem Solving: Parks and Recreation professionals have skills in facilitation and leadership that can be applied to resolve community problems and issues
  • Protect Natural Resources: By acquiring and protecting valuable resources as open space; wildlife and nature protection programs
  • Strengthen Safety and Security: Parks and Recreation professionals provide safe environments for recreation and design programs and services specifically to reduce criminal activity
  • Strengthen Community Image and Sense of Place: Parks, recreation facilities, programs and community events are key factors in strengthening community image and creating a sense of place
  • Support Economic Development: Recreation programs and facilities attract and retain businesses and residents, as well as attract tourists. Parks and recreation provides jobs and generates income for the community and for local businesses