The Park District of Oak Park is hiring a part-time year round Early Childhood Coordinator. The position will work an average of 28 hours per week, will accrue up to 12 pad time off days and is part of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.
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The Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
The Before and After School Club (BASC) Supervisor is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and evaluating the BASC program.
This position is responsible to the Recreation Supervisor.
This position is responsible for the daily supervision of the Assistant Site Supervisors, Site Leaders, Bus Drivers, Inclusion Staff, and volunteers.
-Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the BASC program. -Supervise and evaluate appropriate staff, volunteers and inclusion staff. -Update and file Before and After School Club forms on a weekly basis. -Act as a liaison between site staff and the Recreation Supervisor. -Responsible for delegating and assigning tasks including daily set-up, clean-up, and supply inventory and storage. -Responsible for checking voicemail, email, and other messages, then coordinating information regarding all aspects of the BASC program. (i.e. staff, office, recreation supervisor, bus drivers, parents, etc.) -Responsible for knowing the location of the children in the program at all times and makes sure they are adequately supervised. -Develop and maintain positive relationships with parents. -Maintain communication with parents concerning children’s goals, progress, behavior and accomplishments along with program information. -Prepare and hold staff trainings and meetings for BASC staff. -Responsible for the inventory of supplies and notifying Recreation -Supervisor of what is needed. -Communicate with public, staff, and participants in a professional manner. -Assist with integration process of participants who require an inclusion staff by communicating with Recreation Supervisor, parents, NWSRA, and Inclusion Staff. -Handle the discipline of staff. -Create and manage the BASC staff schedule. -Purchase supplies, turn in receipts, and manage program supply budgets. -Notifies the Recreation Supervisor in advance when absent or late to work. -Promote high morale among staff and participants. -Perform related duties as assigned.
Safety, Health, and Loss Control
-Support, promote, and make recommendations regarding all safety, health, and loss control policies as adopted by the Park District. -Complete incident and accident reports and file them with the Recreation -Supervisor in a timely manner. -Be familiar with Part-Time Employee Manual and BASC Staff Manual. -Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks. -Responsible for providing all injury, illness, and health information required by the Hanover Park Park District in its effort to assign tasks within an individual’s capacity to the prevent potential injury or illness. -Responsible for notification of injury or illness relating to a task assignment as described within the Part-Time Employee Manual and BASC Staff Manual.
-Skill in Leadership -Knowledge of child development -Ability to creatively develop activities on a limited budget. -Ability to handle discipline effectively and appropriately -Skill in supervisory techniques -Ability to communicate effectively -Mature and positive attitude -Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid -At least 21 years of age -A valid IL driver’s license that is good standing. -Willingness to drive a 13-passenger shuttle bus.
-College experience in related field of study preferred. -At least Three (3) years of working with children and parents. -Two years supervisory experience.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $12.00 /hour
The Northbrook Park District is seeking motivated and creative Counselors to work part-time at our Before & Afterschool Care Program during the 2018-2019 school year. Must be available Monday-Friday from 6:45am-8:30am and/or 2:45-6:30pm during the school year. Must also be available to attend training August 14-16 from 2pm-6pm.
Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years of age. Experience working with children is preferred. Enrollment in a college degree program in education, recreation or a related field is desired.
Duties and Responsibilities: Lead a group of children through daily before or after-school activities including snack, homework, arts & crafts and gym games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop-off and pickup, supervising safety and supporting the Site Director with activity planning.
Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs
Overview The Arlington Heights Park District Site Directors and CAP Activity Leaders are responsible for leading and supervising the participants through the activities of the Children At Play before and after school program in the assigned school site within School Districts 25, 59 and 21. Hours are Monday through Friday, 6:45am-9am and 2:45pm-6pm, with additional hours required on days when school is not in session or is only in session for half of the day.
Essential Job Duties • Works directly with the participants by leading or supervising them in small or large group activities • Assists with planning of age appropriate activities • Responsible for the set-up and clean up after each activity, game or craft • Prepares and serves snacks, as required, and assists the participants in cleaning up after snack times • Greets participants and their parents upon arriving and leaving the site • Assists the CAP Site Director in inventorying and maintaining CAP program supplies • Administers basic first aid and refers more severe injuries to the CAP Site Director for handling • Administers appropriate consequences for participants' unacceptable behavior and refers more severe conduct problems to the CAP Site Director • Notifies the CAP Site Director of any problems that arise • Accompanies the CAP Site Director and the participants on field trips, as scheduled • Follows and enforces the guidelines set forth by the CAP Staff and Parent Manuals and wears staff shirt as directed • Attends all required staff meetings, trainings, and workshops Skills and Qualifications • A minimum age of 16 is required for CAP Activity Leaders and 18 for Site Directors. • High school student or G.E.D. • Basic knowledge of caring for school-aged children • Ability to work with and relate to school-aged children • Ability to respond to inquiries and requests received from the general public • Capacity to provide a high level of customer service to internal and external customers • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees, children and the general public • Ability to work with general direction from immediate supervisor • Capacity to work and maintain composure in periods of high activity and in emergency situations • Capacity to follow through on tasks to completion • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relationships with supervisors and co-workers • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work • Capacity to be self-motivated and achieve assigned goals Supplemental Information and Physical/Environmental Demands • Standing or sitting for sustained periods of time while completing work • Repetitive hand/arm movements such as when serving snacks or participating in activities with the participants • Some bending, twisting, walking and possibly jogging during physical activities with participants • Some bending, kneeling and reaching for items off floor and high shelves • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. in recreational equipment, storage boxes and other supplies. • General work area is indoors, smoke-free environment with controlled temperature and fluorescent lighting • Occasional exposure to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions while supervising employees or attending job related activities at locations
Individuals interested in enhancing their administrative skill set, learning the ins and outs of recreation management, and assisting with events should apply for this position. This is a great opportunity to develop your skill set and work with the community. This position also has the opportunity to lead classes and help improve the quality of the department.
DESCRIPTION: The Riverside Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a creative, independent thinker for an intern position with hours can be flexible, but staff is typically in the afternoon and evening hours. This internship will include a comprehensive experience within the district's operations. Role at the department will involve assistance within administration, programming, staff management, facility management, day camp, special events, and marketing. Internship schedule includes night and weekend hours. The ideal candidate has office experience and is quick learner with computer programming and office administrative tasks.
RESPONSIBILITES: Administrative tasks included but not limited to – data entry, filing, answering phones, email correspondence, RecTrac, flyers, and schedule coordination. Obey and enforce the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the park district safety program that are pertinent to the activities conducted by the department.
NECESSARY SKILLS: Able to coordinate numerous projects at once while working deadlines. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain a well-established working relationship with staff, media, and members. Superb customer service skills. Ability to solve problems independently in a professional manner. Ability to perform duties with initiative, persistence, creativity, integrity, good judgment, tact, and courtesy. Ability to create documents, databases, and spreadsheets in the Microsoft Office and the department’s database.
SEASON/HOURS/DAYS: August through December. Hours and days vary weekly depending on school and Parks & Recreation requirements and responsibilities. Schedule is arranged upon start of internship and includes evenings and weekends. COMPENSATION: Temporary Position $9 - $10.50 per hour. 20 – 35 hours weekly.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply at www.riverside.il.us and complete the on-line application under the Departments tab/Parks & Recreation/ General Information/ Employment Opportunities, Recreation & Administrative Internship.