Class/Program Instructor Information

Interested in sharing your time & talents?
Instruct a class for IndependenceTownship Parks and Recreation!
We are looking for new & innovative programs that relate to health, fitness, fun, sports, recreation, etc.
(Note:  If you are looking to teach an art, craft, educational class, etc we will most often refer you to Clarkston Community Education)
We are looking for instructors that are:
  • Dependable, Reliable, On-Time
  • Great with people and/or kids
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Creative
  • Fun, Outgoing Personality
  • Has similar philosophy of our Department (Parks and Recreation)
  • Is aware of the 40 Developmental Assets and is willing to incorporate them into their teaching style
  • Has patience
  • Optimistic, Nice
  • Superior Customer Service Skills
  • Sincere, Mature, Calm and Relaxed in front of an audience
  • Dedicated to our Community & Families
  • Emphasis is on Recreation & a non-competitive atmosphere
If you have a program idea for children, adults or families, please call (248) 625-8223 to request a New Instructor Packet or download one here.  For those classes for 50 & Better, call the Senior Community Center at (248) 625-8231.
If you have additional questions, please call (248) 625-8223 and talk to Lisa Christensen, CPRP-Recreation Supervisor or email her at
In addition, please provide an updated resume, complete with at least 3 references.  NOTE:  Background checks are done on all Instructors.