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Recreation Aide

Boys Town & Boys Town National Research Hospital Omaha, NE
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Facilitates youth recreational activities by supervising, participating, or teaching.


Assists in developing plans and activities to ensure smooth operations and programs for the Recreation Department.

  • Attends scheduled program hours and devotes time to direct interaction and supervision with the youth and Boys Town employees, guests, and visitors.

  • Assists in developing and implementing programs with skill building activities designed to increase self-esteem and confidence of youth, and recruits youth for activities.

  • Assists in developing plans and activities, maintains accurate program records, and assists with athletic events.

  • Coordinates and sets up equipment needed to implement and facilitate programs.

  • Uses the Boys Town Model to teach and monitor behaviors and skills; implements the Social Skills Curriculum.

  • May act as a lifeguard or perform pool maintenance if required.


  • Knowledge of recreational activities, equipment, and safe practices.

  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner.

  • Ability to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.

  • Knowledge of the Boys Town Model.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Minimum of 19 years of age required.

  • CPR First Aid AED Certified required.

  • State of NE Pool Operators License (or equivalent national license) required for some positions; Lifeguard Certification required for some positions.


  • Recreational, athletic, or supervisory experience preferred.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Townit is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. A unique feature for employees and their dependents enrolled in medical benefits are reduced to no cost visits for services performed by a Boys Town provider at a Boys Town location. Additional costs savings for the employee and their dependents are found in our pharmacy benefits with low to zero-dollar co-pays on certain maintenance drugs. Boys Town takes your mental health seriously with no cost mental health visits to an in-network provider. We help our employees prepare for retirement with a generous match on their 401K or 401K Roth account. Additional benefits include tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted July 20, 2024
Date Closes August 19, 2024
Requisition REQ-2024-4303
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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