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 $12-$15/hr.

Sports and Leagues Coordinator reports to and is in partnership with the Operations Director of Pearce Community Center.

This position is responsible for the developing, planning, organizing and promotion execution of sports related leagues and tournaments which include, but is not limited to: volleyball league, basketball league, and soccer league. In addition to the above duties, the Sports and Leagues Coordinator is responsible for the following:

• Develop Sports Leagues and Programs to better serve the Chillicothe Community and our members.

• Oversee all sports specific training, sports related leagues, tournaments, and activities.

• Be present at leagues practices and games.

• Host a coach’s clinic at the beginning of every league.

• Host an all players practice prior to the start of every league.

• Establish good communication with volunteer coaches and participants. • Inventory, manage and purchase all leagues equipment

• Develop, build and maintain relationships with local high school coaches to build our program and enhance theirs.

• Develop, update and maintain coach’s manual for each league.

• Work with the marketing manager to promote registration and information on social media and other appropriate media outlets.

• Manage rosters and schedules.

• Deliver high customer service including timely responses to emails, voicemails, and other messages.

• Distribute, with the coaches, the medals and awards at the last game.

• Working with the marketing manager, take pictures of each game and send to him/her to get the picture posted in a timely manner.

• Manage after season surveys and make improvements as necessary.

• Set up with the assistance of the BA’s and tear down field/gyms: nets, balls, goalies, etc.

• Be in attendance for each game on game days, be in attendance at practice days, communicating with parents, coaches, and athletes and patched refs.

• Hire and evaluate our patched refs.

• Provide superior service for our refs – timely payments (working with Administrative Director), water, etc.

• Develop, maintain and execute adult leagues and tournaments like volleyball, basketball, 3v3, dodgeball, etc.

• Build a relationship and develop being a host site for other sports related events.

• Maintain fitness areas throughout the building. Including multiple daily walk-throughs to ensure cleanliness and organization of all fitness areas, while checking the functionality of all machines and equipment.

• Engagement with all members specifically in the fitness areas to provide top notch customer service, which includes fielding questions and engaging in personal conversation to enhance their experience.

• Community outreach – for example, Downtown Thursday’s, Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce meetings, school events, etc.

• Attend all staff meetings.

Qualifications • BA in sports management degree or other related degree • Demonstrate strong organizational, managerial, and communication skills • CPR Certified • Encouraged but not required: Knowledge in fitness training and program management

Submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references to director@pearcecc.com. The deadline to apply is August 31, 2017

More Information

 Pearce Community Center

 Contact

Margaret Butterfield
(309) 274-4209
director@pearcecc.com

 Closing Date

August 31, 2017

 $13 +++ per hour

The Lombard Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 44,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational facilities, programs, events, parks and open spaces. The Lead Pre-School Instructor is responsible for the daily planning, supervision, and instruction of the Kiddie Campus Program. The Lead instructor is responsible for the creation of age appropriate/detailed lesson plans for the Park District Preschool Curriculum and successfully implement the curriculum in the classroom. Direct supervision of the Assistant Preschool Instructor, all students and procedures followed in the classroom.

Qualifications: A minimum of an associate degree in child development or early childhood education, or related degree with six semester hours in courses related to childcare. One year teaching experience desirable. Must be at least 21 years of age. CPR/First Aid/AED Certification within 3 months of employment.

Apply online: www.lombardparks.com

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 Lombard Park District

 Contact

Maria Foerstel
630-953-2492
mfoerstel@lombardparks.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 45,000

The Position:

Under the leadership of the Recreation Center Manager, the Recreation Supervisor is charged with leading the overall operations of a variety of youth and adult athletic programs and a few athletic related special events. This position leads a team of part-time staff and volunteers.

The Ideal Candidate:

The team member should possess strong leadership skills, a positive team attitude, ambition to enhance, expand and grow programs; willingness to look beyond current industry trends; creativity to challenge themselves, their program areas and their teammates with new ideas; an understanding of the value of work-life balance; open-mindedness; ability to embrace change; trustworthiness; effective communication skills; alignment with mission, vision and values of the organization.

Work Environment/Physical Demands/Expected Hours of Work:

This team member will operate in a dynamic, highly collaborative environment where innovative thinking towards achieving common success is appreciated and expected. As a supervisory position, this team member will be actively engaged with their programs throughout multiple facilities, fields and parks, to ensure all aspects of programming are meeting expectations. As a leadership role in the Recreation Department, this team member will be active in committees and special events as opportunity allows. Given the demands of the programs, nights and weekends would be necessary at times.

Preferred Education and Experience:

This position has no boundaries and it is felt that success could be achieved from many different arenas of experience. Preference would include a bachelor degree and experience in program supervision similar to the areas listed. However, the success of this position is in the person, their work ethic and their values.

Are we the right fit for you….?:

Do our Mission, Vision, Values, and Culture fit your life style? Do you meet the skill set for the job and want to work with others who have the same values? If so, then we are where you belong. Come join us and let’s enrich the community of Downers Grove together.

More Information

 Downers Grove Park District

 Contact

Michelle Pusateri
630.960.7467
mpusateri@dgparks.org

 Closing Date

August 25, 2017

 35,000

The Position:

Under the leadership of the Recreation Center Manager, the Recreation Specialist is charged with planning and leading a variety of special events, serving as the District’s volunteer coordinator, and assisting in the overall operations of facilities including occasional frontline assistance.

The Ideal Candidate:

The team member should possess strong leadership skills, a positive team attitude, ambition to enhance, expand and grow programs; willingness to look beyond current industry trends; creativity to challenge themselves, their program areas and their teammates with new ideas; an understanding of the value of work-life balance; open-mindedness; ability to embrace change; trustworthiness; effective communication skills; alignment with mission, vision and values of the organization.

Work Environment/Physical Demands/Expected Hours of Work:

This team member will operate in a dynamic, highly collaborative environment where innovative thinking towards achieving common success is appreciated and expected. This team member will be actively engaged with their events and programs throughout multiple facilities and park, to ensure all aspects of programming are meeting expectations. As a leadership role in the Recreation Department, this team member will be active in committees as opportunity allows. Given the demands of the events and District operations, nights and weekends would be necessary at times.

Preferred Education and Experience:

This position has no boundaries and it is felt that success could be achieved from many different arenas of experience. Preference would include a bachelor degree and experience in program supervision similar to the areas listed. However, the success of this position is in the person, their work ethic and their values.

Are we the right fit for you….?:

Do our Mission, Vision, Values, and Culture fit your life style? Do you meet the skill set for the job and want to work with others who have the same values? If so, then we are where you belong. Come join us and let’s enrich the community of Downers Grove together.

More Information

 Downers Grove Park District

 Contact

Michelle Pusateri
630.960.7467
mpusateri@dgparks.org

 Closing Date

August 25, 2017

 47,500

Description:

Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR) serves members of the community in the Park Districts of Des Plaines, Golf-Maine, Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge, Skokie and the Village of Lincolnwood. M-NASR is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, teens and adults with physical, intellectual, social and emotional disabilities by providing quality Therapeutic Recreation programs.

Qualifications:

Applicant must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. Applicant must have two years full-time experience in Therapeutic Recreation, parks and recreation, special education, adaptive physical education or related field. Strong organizational, written, speaking and leadership skills required. Must work effectively with individuals with special needs, parents, Member District staff, community personnel and co-workers. NCTRC (National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Council) Certification or comparable certification on the state level required within six (6) months of employment. Candidate must also possess a valid Illinois class “D” driver’s license and have a clean driving record. Certification in CPR & First Aid, and NCI required within six (6) months of employment. Pre-employment physical, criminal background check and drivers abstract are required prior to start date. M-NASR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities:

The Inclusion Manager is responsible for the placement and supervision of part-time Inclusion Companions within M-NASR's seven Member Districts, and is the liaison between our Member Districts and families that are in need of Inclusion Services. The position requires the application of specialized therapeutic training to formulate and administer a broad delivery of recreational services for individuals with special needs without exclusion. The Inclusion Manager oversees and works directly with the full-time Inclusion Specialist, and oversees the part-time Inclusion Assistant(s). The Inclusion Manager is a full-time employee with hours that fluctuate to accommodate evening or weekend programs and meetings.

Essential Functions:

Personnel management of the full-time Inclusion Recreation Specialist

Personnel management of the part-time Inclusion Assistant(s)

Ability to meet with Park District Staff & Inclusion families, conduct observations and site visits, and trouble shoot any inclusion challenge

Recruit, hire and train part-time Incluson Companions Assist in the payroll process

Develop and Implement Trainings/Orientations (Part-time Staff & Member Districts)

Active participation in M-NASR's recreational programs

Paperwork necessary to perform duties for the position: planning, budgeting, program evaluations, board reports, and incident reports

Supervision of individuals with disabilities, including potential verbal de-escalation techniques, physical restraints, transferring, and other skills necessary for overall independence, safety and successful participation

Supervision and development of area services and programs including trips, weekly programs, and special events

Liaison for seven Member District communities On-call duty and holding of inclusion cell phone after regular business hours

To apply, complete online application through our website www.mnasr.org.

More Information

 Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation

 Contact

Jennifer Gebeck
8479665522
Jgebeck@mnasr.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled