Careers Opportunities and Job Openings

  • 2022 Career Opportunities

    WRPA agencies can have their full-time career opportunity posted on this site for free.  Job Postings are $50 for non-WRPA Agencies. Send your full time career opportunity to WRPA Webmaster.  Please include date for job posting to be removed. 

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  • Director of Program Services – Special Olympics Wyoming

    The Director of Program Services reports to the VP of Programs
    Job Overview
    The person in this position will work closely with volunteers, athletes, coaches and community partners and act as liaison between local programs and the state office. Provide support and direction to area directors and local programs and their activities.

    Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in the field of Sport Management, Recreation or related field; or combination of equivalent similar work experience/education required.
    • Strong organizational and communication skills required. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and willingness to work in a team setting as well as independently.
    • Experience in a supervisory role preferred.
    • Willingness to travel statewide and work a non-traditional 40+ hour week at times, causing 50- or 60-hour work weeks.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
    • Basic understanding of social media
    • Physical demands: position requires both standing and sitting. Must be able to lift and carry light loads (10-40 pounds for short distances, approximately one block).

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    Job Announcement-Director of Program Services

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  • Sheridan Recreation District – Recreation Supervisor

    The Sheridan Recreation District is seeking a full time Recreation Supervisor. This position will coordinate outdoor education programs, special events, and will assist with aquatics. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience. A background in outdoor education and aquatics programming is highly desirable. This is a full time benefited position. $20.44 starting wage. Send SRD application, cover letter, resume, and three references to the Executive Director at P.O. Box 6308 or email seth.ulvestad@sheridanrecreation.com

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    Recreation Supervisor 2022 Job Description

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  • Vice President of Development – Special Olympics

    The Vice President of Development reports to the President & CEO
    Job Overview
    The Vice President of Development will execute a revenue plan, provide leadership, direction, and management of continual key fundraising efforts to support the agency’s mission. These proactive efforts will increase support of Special Olympics Wyoming (SOWY) from corporations, community partners, and foundations. The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to source funding opportunities to meet the organization’s revenue goals, as well as designing and executing plans to develop future annual revenue plans. This position identifies and cultivates new and existing partnerships that increase revenue, including, but not limited to, sponsorships, grants, and other funding. The Vice President of Development works with volunteers and directly supervises the Director of Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) and Marketing & Communications Coordinator.

    Requirements
     Bachelor's degree in related field
     Two+ years of related work experience
     One year supervisory experience
     Familiarity with non-profit organizations and fundraising principles and practices.
     Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write persuasively and strong presentation skills.
     Strong organizational/priority management skills, including excellent attention to detail.
     Ability to successfully exercise independent judgment and discretion to reach your goals; able to effectively manage sometimes conflicting priorities in a multi-faceted, time-sensitive environment.
     Willingness to travel statewide and work a non-traditional 40+ hour week at times, causing 50- or 60-hour work weeks.
     Proficient in Microsoft Office, social media, and relational database management efforts.
     Physical Demands: position requires both standing and sitting. Must be able to lift and carry light loads (10-40 pounds for short distances, approximately one block).
     A passion for the Special Olympics mission

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    Job Announcement-VP of Development

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