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The Northbrook Park District is seeking passionate and creative Site Directors to work at our Adventure Campus program. Adventure Campus is a before and after school care program for elementary school children. Site Directors lead organized activities for the children, create daily lesson plans, manage multiple Program Instructors and are responsible for the safety of the children at their site.

Position is during the 2017-2018 school year and is part-time. Applicant must be available Monday-Friday 2:45-6:30pm during the school year.

Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old and have 2 years of experience working with children. Enrollment in, or completion of, a college degree in education, recreation or related field is highly desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities: Plan and implement daily activities for children. Daily activities include themed arts and crafts, athletic games and other enrichment play. Supervise Program Instructors and communicate with school personnel and parents on a regular basis.

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 Northbrook Park District


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Open Until Filled


POSITION SUMMARY: The position of the Recreation Assistant is a year around position. Under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. The individual hired in this position is hired on the demonstration of responsibility and maturity.

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: • Must be at least 21 years old• Must have a High School Diploma •Must possess an Illinois Class D Driver’s License • RecTrac experience a plus * Aquatic experience preferred

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Recreation Assistant Essential Functions: •Candidate will assist Recreation Supervisors with: development, coordination, preparation, implementation, promotion and evaluation of programs, trips and special events. • In addition, this individual may be asked to assist with the front desk, fitness studio and/or recreation programming as needed. •Must possess the unique ability to work in a challenging and changing environment while maintaining poise and positive interaction with staff and community • Candidate will be able to convey a loyal and accommodating attitude towards the district, Board of Commissioners and Administration • Must demonstrate organizational ability, supervisory skills and creativity. • Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: • Physically and mentally able to respond in an emergency situation • Must be able to see, hear and communicate clearly • Must have strong organizational skills

HOURS: up to 20 hours per week

Please submit application or resume to: Jodi Krause, Superintendent of Recreation 847.304.5291 235 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL 60010

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 Barrington Park District


Jodi Krause

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $330 per/week

Qualifications: Must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or a related field. All the necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible. Must have a valid drivers license. First-Aid/CPR/AED certification is preferred, but will train.

Duties: The Winfield Park District is offering a professional internship to students working towards a degree within the field of parks and recreation. The internship will provide a well rounded experience in park district operations, administration, public recreation, safety, facility management, special events, fiscal management, marketing, maintenance and program management.

Internship opportunities are available in the spring, summer and fall.

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 Winfield Park District


Tom Bower

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Competitive range

The YMCA is hiring! Before and After School Childcare openings in Naperville/Aurora Schools.

YMCA's Safe N Sound program places staff in Naperville/Aurora Schools for before and after school care. Join our team and make a difference!! Hiring for the 2017-2018 School year!

Are you, or someone you know in education looking for fall Part Time employment? Safe N Sound Program in Naperville/Aurora is hiring for the 2017-2018 School Season!

Before & After School Site Coordinators Before & After School Youth Enrichment Instructors Before & After School Youth Enrichment Aides

Shifts are Monday - Friday 6:15 am-9:00 am and/or 2:15 or 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Believing that people deserve the best, YMCAs offer competitive wage and benefits, including: *Free YMCA Membership! Accepted at 23 sites across Chicago-land.

*Opportunity to work for a leading organization in Youth Development nationally and internationally. *Professional development opportunities, including on the job training and on-line/classroom blended trainings.

*Engagement in curriculum development to include the areas of Science, Reading, and Health and Wellness.

*A place where you belong and are part of a team who thrive in a values based environment of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. *Child Care Discount may apply!

Safe 'n Sound Program Home Base: 31W290 Schoger Rd Naperville, Illinois 60564

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 YMCA of Metro Chicago


Marissa Ochoa

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Open Until Filled



Job Title: Youth Program Recreation Intern (Fall 2017)

Salary: $8.75/hour, 12 weeks

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Recreation


Reports to: Aquatic and Youth Program Manager

Supervises: Junior Leaders and Youth Program Staff


Youth Program Intern will coordinate all day to day operations of youth programs including supervision of all youth program staff and participants. Youth Programs include, but are not limited to Junior Leaders, Kruisin Kids, Leisure Lizards, Fantastic Fridays, Middle School Drop Ins, Ski Trips and other youth trips.


  1. Plan, budget for and implement activities & attractions for Fantastic Fridays, Middle School Drop-Ins, School Day Off Programs and other Youth Programs
  2. Coordinate and supervise the Junior Leader Program
  3. Act as Lead Supervisor during youth programs
  4. Create staff schedules for youth programs
  5. Oversees daily set up and clean up of program areas
  6. Book School Day Off field trips
  7. Arrange vehicle use of busses and vans for field trips
  8. Assist with program bus transportation when needed
  9. Maintain an inventory of equipment and supplies
  10. Assist in the hiring process of Youth Program Staff
  11. Develop, budget and market 3 new Youth Programs
  12. Prepare reports, statistics and program evaluations for continuous improvement of future operations.
  13. Coordinate and schedule use of facilities for programming in coordination with other program supervisors.
  14. Develop promotional materials and cross promote within related program areas.
  15. Continue education on new industry related issues, procedures and techniques.
  16. Maintain and promote excellent customer service relations with participants, parents, and other organizations
  17. Maintain, organize and submit MNASR Inclusion Request forms
  18. Complete all school related reports and projects, as assigned


  1. Administer First Aid, when required
  2. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Manual and Crisis Manual.
  3. Direct participants in the event of an emergency, such as fire, severe weather.
  4. Communicate with Aquatic and Youth Program Manager regarding any equipment needing repair or replacement.
  5. Attend related training and meetings as requested.
  6. Perform other related duties and/or special projects as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education: Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation or related field.

Experience: Minimum two years of undergraduate coursework.

Certifications: CPR & First Aid Certification preferred, Classes available through Park District Valid Illinois Driver’s License required, CDL preferred

_________________________________________________________________ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements.

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 Des Plaines Park District


Matt Hartnett
(847) 391-5097

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled