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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2006
SUMMER FUN STUDENT AIDES GET PAY RAISE
The City has restructured pay for Summer Fun student aides, which means many of them will receive 50 cents more per hour than they originally planned.
The changes include creation of a new classification, to bring the total to three:
· Student Aide I – Recreation, $7.50 per hour. This is the new classification. Applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent and currently enrolled or planning to enroll in college in the next regular semester.
· Student Aide II – Recreation, $8.00 per hour. Must have completed at least one year of college (24 credits) and currently enrolled or planning to enroll.
· Student Aide III – Recreation, $9.00 per hour. Same as Student Aide II, and completed at least one summer as a student aide in the City Summer Fun program.
Previously, student aides were required to have completed at least one year of college, and pay was $7.50 for new aides and $8.50 for those with previous experience. The pay hadn’t changed in years, and the number of applicants has dwindled in recent years.
The City hires about 550 student aides each year to help with the Summer Fun program. Hundreds of applications were received since the Department of Parks and Recreation said it needed more help filling those jobs a month ago. However, 48 student aide positions are still unfilled, primarily in Windward and
On-line applications can be made for the student aide II and III positions at Those interested in applying for Student Aide I may submit a hard copy application to Department of Human Resources,
Summer Fun is offered at 63 sites around
Student aides’ duties include supervising children who have just completed any grade between kindergarten and sixth grade; planning and implementing lessons; teaching skills such as sports, arts and crafts, music and dance or Hawaiiana, and overseeing junior leaders, who are unpaid volunteers who are at least 13 years old and between seventh and 12th grade.
Ken Nakamatsu, Director of Human Resources, 523-4809
|Tuesday, May 16, 2006|