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Three NBP Paddling Program Teams Advance To World Competition

NBP Survivors In Sync and NBP Dragons teams take two overall gold medals and an overall silver to advance from national club-crew championship; provisional world berths are soon to be officially confirmed. All three NBP teams won medals in every one of their individual distance events.

July 3 fireworks show a Suncoast family gathering

JULY 3 FIREWORKS SHOW A SUNCOAST FAMILY GATHERING NBP Fireworks On The Lake Driven By Sunset Automotive Groupbrings together auto retailer, WWSB ABC 7 and region’s foremost parkto honor America, bring community together in personFor immediate release — June 9,...

Three NBP Paddling Program Teams Advance To World Competition

NBP Survivors In Sync and NBP Dragons teams take two overall gold medals and an overall silver to advance from national club-crew championship; provisional world berths are soon to be officially confirmed. All three NBP teams won medals in every one of their individual distance events.

Three NBP Paddling Program Teams Advance To World Competition

NBP Survivors In Sync and NBP Dragons teams take two overall gold medals and an overall silver to advance from national club-crew championship; provisional world berths are soon to be officially confirmed. All three NBP teams won medals in every one of their individual distance events.

NBP Highlights — December 2021

NBP Highlights — December 2021 In this edition: Two new rowing coaches added to staff, autmenting Learn To Row and NBP Community Rowing Club Special youth boating opportunity coming in December NBP Highlights — December 2021

NBP Highlights — November 2021

NBP Highlights — November 2021 In this edition: Florida Turkey Trot Presented By Publix returns Learn To Row classes continue Thanksgiving minicamp on tap NBP Trick Or Treat On The Lake draws thousands NBP Highlights — November 2021

NBP Magazine — Fall 2021

NBP Magazine — Fall 2021 In this edition: Nation's best advance to world dragon boat championships Breast cancer walk draws thousands Hay-mazing fall attraction returns NBP Magazine — Fall 2021

NBP Highlights — September 2021

NBP Highlights — September 2021 In this edition: Five paddlers named to Team USA More than 300 trees planted on park's east shore NBP Highlights — September 2021

NBP Highlights — December 2021

NBP Highlights — December 2021 In this edition: Two new rowing coaches added to staff, autmenting Learn To Row and NBP Community Rowing Club Special youth boating opportunity coming in December NBP Highlights — December 2021

NBP Highlights — November 2021

NBP Highlights — November 2021 In this edition: Florida Turkey Trot Presented By Publix returns Learn To Row classes continue Thanksgiving minicamp on tap NBP Trick Or Treat On The Lake draws thousands NBP Highlights — November 2021

NBP Highlights — December 2021

NBP Highlights — December 2021 In this edition: Two new rowing coaches added to staff, autmenting Learn To Row and NBP Community Rowing Club Special youth boating opportunity coming in December NBP Highlights — December 2021

Program Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY

The Program Coordinator for the Nathan Benderson Park Conservatory in Sarasota, Florida, will serve as an integral part of the programming team.  This position is responsible for the development and management of all youth camps, NBP Rec Days!, and the rental kiosk at Nathan Benderson Park under the supervision of the Program Manager. This individual will also be responsible for supporting operations, events and training as needed. The Program Coordinator has an opportunity to express creativity and develop youth camps that make a difference in our community. Successful candidates must be reliable and punctual, possess a positive attitude and exhibit a mature outlook and well-developed sense of humor.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in recreation, leisure, sports management, kinesiology or related field.
  • 1-2 years of experience in camp and recreation programming.
  • Previous experience in aquatic sports (rowing, paddling, sailing) is a strong plus.
  • Customer service experience and experience working with children and families preferred.
  • The physical demands and work environment require the ability to lift; move, push and pull equipment and items in excess of 20 lbs.
  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
  • Must be able to move around the park which includes grass, shell, paved areas, steps, sand and floating docks.
  • Must be comfortable with the outdoors and potential exposure to mosquitoes, flies, bees and other pests, reptile and insects common in the Florida outdoors.
  • Must have or be able to obtain in the first 30 days of employment a Florida’s boaters license, lifeguard certification, open water lifeguard certification and CPR/first aid certification.
  • Knowledge of program management software systems such as Mind Body is preferred.
  • As many programs are on the weekends and evenings, this position must be available to work a flexible schedule.
  • Possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the management and oversight of all camp activities, Rec Days and rental kiosk, including supervision of counselors and rental personnel.
  • Work with the Program Manager to develop comprehensive program plans for camp and Rec Days including curriculum, safety plans and formative and summative evaluation.
  • Responsible for enforcing and following all safety policies and procedures for related programming and water operations.
  • Motivate and offer knowledgeable instruction to all participants in the session, meeting the established objectives for each camp.
  • Work with the Program Manager to develop work scheduled for camp counselors, volunteers and rental personnel.
  • Ensure all equipment in use has been inspected and in proper working order before commissioning for public use; and is prepared before scheduled sessions and accounted for following sessions.
  • Work with the Program Manager to properly schedule the facility for all programming to minimize scheduling conflicts with events and training.
  • Protect and maintain inventory of program and water related equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This is a full-time (40 hours a week) non-exempt position reporting to the Programs and Aquatics Manager, and is eligible for benefits including medical, dental, vision and a retirement plan.  The hourly salary for this position is $18 – $20 per hour commensurate upon experience.

Nathan Benderson Park Conservancy seeks to hire personnel who reflect the diversity of the communities they serve.  All positions at Nathan Benderson Park are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.  All are encouraged to apply.

Public Notice of SANCA Board Meeting Nov. 18, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE OF SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING

The Board of Directors of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, has scheduled its next Board meeting for November 18, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom. Please contact Sandy Sacks by email at executiveassistant@sanca.us or by phone at 941-358-7275, ext. 5807, to receive information on how to join the meeting. General business will include Board governance and other matters as may come before the Board. All are welcome to attend.

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability status in employment or in the provision of services.

According to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, any person desiring to appeal any decision made by the Board of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. with respect to any matter considered at the meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Public Notice of SANCA Board Meeting Oct. 27, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE OF SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING

The Board of Directors of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, has scheduled its next Board meeting for October 27, 2021, at 2:00 pm. The meeting will be held via Zoom. Please contact Sandy Sacks by email at executiveassistant@sanca.us or by phone at 941-358-7275, ext. 5807, to receive information on how to join the meeting. General business will include Board governance and other matters as may come before the Board.  All are welcome to attend.

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability status in employment or in the provision of services.

According to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, any person desiring to appeal any decision made by the Board of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. with respect to any matter considered at the meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Public Notice of SANCA Advisory Committee Meetings October 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE OF SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING

The Board of Directors of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, has scheduled a special meeting of its Advisory Committee for October 1, 2021.  The meeting will be held via Zoom at 2:00 p.m.  This meeting will discuss the priorities and general business plans for 2022.

Advisory Committee meetings will also be held at the same time and location on October 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021.  All are welcome to attend.

The Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability status in employment or in the provision of services.  Please contact Sandy Sacks by telephone at 941-358-7275, ext. 5807, or e-mail executiveassistant@sanca.us for information on how to attend.

According to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, any person desiring to appeal any decision made by the Board of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. with respect to any matter considered at the meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Public Notice of SANCA Board Meeting – 09-02-2021

PUBLIC NOTICE OF SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING

Pursuant to Section 286.011(8), Florida Statutes, and at the request of legal counsel, a litigation shade meeting attorney-client session will be held on September 2, 2021, beginning at approximately 5:00 p.m. at Regatta Island, 290 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, Florida, 34243, to discuss matters relating to strategy related to employment contract claims.  The following listed persons will be entitled to attend this session:

Ronald Shapo

Joanne Fava

Ron Cutsinger

Lawrence Haspel

Curtis Jordan

Randy Mallitz

Jerry Marlar

Andrew Minor

Michael Taaffe

The entire shade session shall be recorded by a certified court reporter, and is expected to last no more than approximately one hour. The reporter shall record the times of commencement and termination of the session, all discussion and proceedings, the names of all persons present at any time, and the names of all persons speaking.  No portion of the session shall be off the record.  The court reporter’s notes shall be fully transcribed and filed with the entity’s clerk within a reasonable time after the meeting. The transcript shall be made part of the public record upon conclusion of the issues.

Public Notice of SANCA Marketing Meeting – 08-27-2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

OF SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING

The Board of Directors of the Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center
Associates, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, has scheduled a
Marketing Planning Meeting for August 27, 2021 at 10 AM. This
meeting will be virtual via ZOOM. Please contact Stephen Rodriguez by
email at stephen@sanca.us or by phone at 941-358-7275, ext. 5815, to
receive information on how to join the meeting. All are welcome to
attend.
The Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc. does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion,
age, marital status or disability status in employment or in the provision
of services.
According to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, any person desiring to
appeal any decision made by the Board of the Suncoast Aquatic Nature
Center Associates, Inc. with respect to any matter considered at the
meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to
be based.

Public Notice of Rescheduled SANCA Board Meeting 09-29-2021

PUBLIC NOTICE
OF SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING

The Board of Directors of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, has rescheduled its next Board meeting from Sept. 1, 2021, to Sept. 29, 2021, at 2:00 pm.  The meeting will be held via Zoom. Please contact Stephen Rodriguez by email at stephen@sanca.us or by phone at 941-358-7275, ext. 5815, to receive information on how to join the meeting. General business will include Board governance and other matters as may come before the Board.  All are welcome to attend.

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability status in employment or in the provision of services.

According to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, any person desiring to appeal any decision made by the Board of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. with respect to any matter considered at the meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Public Notice of SANCA Board Advisory Committee Meetings, September 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE
OF SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING

The Board of Directors of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc., a Florida not-for-profit corporation, has scheduled a special meeting of its Advisory Committee for Sept. 3, 2021. The meeting will be held via Zoom at 2:00 p.m. This meeting will discuss the priorities and organizational structure for 2022, with an executive session to follow.

Advisory Committee meetings also will be held at the same time and location on Sept. 10, 17 and 24, 2021. All are welcome to attend.

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability status in employment or in the provision of services. Please contact Stephen Rodriguez by telephone at 941-358-7275, ext. 5815, fax 941-358-4988 or e-mail stephen@sanca.us for information on how to attend.

According to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, any person desiring to appeal any decision made by the Board of Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. with respect to any matter considered at the meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Program Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY The Program Coordinator for the Nathan Benderson Park Conservatory in Sarasota, Florida, will serve as an integral part of the programming team.  This position is responsible for the development and management of all youth camps, NBP Rec Days!, and...

Program Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY The Program Coordinator for the Nathan Benderson Park Conservatory in Sarasota, Florida, will serve as an integral part of the programming team.  This position is responsible for the development and management of all youth camps, NBP Rec Days!, and...