February 2011

Anyone interested in submitting an application for a summer position with Camp Manatee are asked to contact either Eric King at Greynolds Park 305-948-2891 or Aimee Scott at Arch Creek 305-944-6111.  You also will need to  complete the online Miami-Dade County application process  and submit a resume to both Eric and Aimee for consideration.


Accepting Applications Feb. 21-March 18  for Summer Positions
Application Deadline Is March 18, 2011 –
For More Information Call The
Miami-Dade Parks Summer Job Hotline At 305-755-7898

(MIAMI, February 18, 2011) – The Miami-Dade Park & Recreation Department is issuing its annual call for seasonal job applicants to fill the summer staffing needs of its summer programming and activities, traditionally the busiest time of year when families and kids on summer vacation frequent Miami-Dade County’s parks for its summer camps, pools and beaches.  Applications will only be accepted February 21-March 18, 2011, for a variety of summer jobs at Miami-Dade Parks, including pool managers, lifeguards, park service aides, and recreation leaders.

To apply, applicants must apply via the Miami-Dade County Online Employment Application site at www.miamidade.gov/jobs and must also contact the Miami-Dade Park where you wish to work.  For a list of parks, phone numbers and addresses, please visit our web site at www.miamidade.gov/parks.  Individuals must be at least 17 years old.    For more general information, call Miami-Dade Park and Recreation Summer Job Hotline at 305-755-7898 or visit our web site.

All applicants selected will be required to successfully pass a drug/alcohol screen and criminal background check prior to employment.
The deadline for applying is March 18, 2011.

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Hello Everyone!

Camp Manatee – Spring Session will be held March 14th-18th, 2011 at Arch Creek Park.  It will be a fun filled week of adventures and activities.  We have planned 2 field trips, one to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and the other we will be canoeing on the Oleta River from Greynolds Park.  We are currently finalizing the schedule for the Spring Session and it will be posted shortly.  Spread the word!

You can find more information on Camp Manatee on the “Camp” page.

Click here for the flyer: Camp Manatee – Spring Session 2011

EcoAdventures February newsletter is available now: EcoAdventures – Feb 2011

If you would like more information on EcoAdventures please visit our website at http://www.miamidade.gov/ecoadventures/.



UPDATE: Sunday’s Valentine’s Day Canoe Tour is full. However, we have opened up another one on Saturday, February 12th from 10am-12:30pm. Space is limited so call and make your reservation now!