City needs more rec leaders for after-school program to continue

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Amid an unprecedented staffing shortage, the City of Turlock Parks, Recreation & Public Facilities Department was recently forced to delay registration for one of its after-school programs and is in desperate need of applicants interested in working with students. 

As of Thursday, Parks, Recreation & Public Facilities Supervisor Karen Packwood said 30 individuals had been given conditional job offers as Recreation Leaders to oversee the City’s PLAY and ASES programs. Registration for the PLAY program was originally set to open in July, but was delayed this week as more employees need to be hired in order for it to run efficiently. 

“Like other businesses, we are challenged with having to rebuild staff levels, and we are hopeful that fun and professional individuals will step up to help us meet this need,” Packwood said.

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