Community Education | Project Explore Activities Assistant | Community Education | Closing: Accepting Applications


Location: District Office East, Valley Middle School, Southview Elementary School, sites may vary.
Seasonal Part Time
Effective Dates of Employment:

Application Procedures:
Internal and External applicants:  Apply on-line at


  • Demonstrated experience working with people who have disabilities
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude, teamwork abilities and leadership qualities
  • Ability to delegate, train and support staff and volunteers
  • Strong communication and people skills
  • Detail oriented and organized


  • Communicate effectively with RVPE coordinator for class needs and support needs.
  • Prepare and procure (if needed) supplies needed for classes and activities.
  • Lead or co-lead large group events as scheduled. (i.e. dances, banquets, bingo) 
  • Provide direction to event/activity support staff and volunteers when leading an activity.
  • Engage with participants, caregivers and volunteers when at activities. Complete summary report of large events.
  • Maintain Project Explore storage areas to ensure organization and accurate inventory for events. 
  • Represent the program with knowledge and passion in the community. 

 Responsible to:
Community Education Manager

$16.00 – $18.00 / hr., Depending on qualifications

In District 196, the sky’s the limit for students and employees. That’s because our committed team of employees is dedicated to the mission of educating, developing and inspiring our students for lifelong success. Our whole child, “Triple-A” approach provides students and staff opportunities to learn, grow and pursue their infinite possibilities in academics, the arts and athletics.
District 196 is a Minnesota public school district of choice, serving more than 29,000 students and 160,000 residents in the cities of Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Empire, Inver Grove Heights and Lakeville, and Vermillion township. District 196 is the third largest school district in Minnesota and among the largest employers in Dakota County, with more than 4,000 full- and part-time employees. District 196 has been named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best-in-State Employers multiple times based on a survey asking employees to rate their employer and how likely they would be to recommend their employer to others.
District 196 has 19 elementary schools (grades K-5); six middle schools (grades 6-8); four high schools (grades 9-12); an optional School of Environmental Studies for juniors and seniors; an Area Learning Center high school program; a K-12 special education school for students with special emotional and behavioral needs, and a special education program serving young adults ages 18-22. The district also operates three learning centers that provide early childhood and Adult Basic Education services, and offers extensive community education programs and classes for lifelong learners of all ages.
Equal Opportunity Employer
As required by Title IX and other state and federal nondiscrimination laws, District 196 does not discriminate in employment or in any of its education programs and activities, including vocational opportunities, on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, familial status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, age or genetic information. District 196 provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The Director of Human Resources, Shelly Monson (651-423-7859 – is the designated Title IX Coordinator and has also been designated to respond to employment-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Elementary Education, Jeremy Sorenson (651-423-7782 – and the Director of Secondary Education, Michael Bolsoni (651-423-7712 – have been designated to respond to student-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Special Education, Janet Fimmen (651-423-7629 – has been designated to respond to inquiries concerning the rights of a student with a disability. The mailing address for all directors is 3455 153rd Street W, Rosemount, MN 55068. Title IX inquiries may also be referred to the Assistant Secretary of the US Office for Civil Rights (OCR).