The Northbrook Park District is seeking energetic, motivated and team-oriented Lifeguards to work part-time at our outdoor aquatic facilities during the 2018 season. We provide training to become StarGuard lifeguard licensed and CPR/AED certified.
Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years of age and have an interest in working at an aquatic facility. Must hold, or have ability to obtain, a current StarGuard lifeguard license and CPR/AED certification. Previous experience working in an aquatic setting, with knowledge of pool maintenance, operations and/or aquatic programming is highly desirable.
Duties & Responsibilities: Properly supervise and maintain a “10/20” zone coverage while guarding. Enforce all pool rules and regulations. Maintain cleanliness of facility, including keeping pool deck free of debris and clutter. Administer first aid as needed. Maintain positive public relations with patrons. Perform other duties as assigned.
Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs
The Northbrook Park District is seeking motivated, creative and experienced Camp Site Directors for the 2018 Summer Camp program. Applicant must be available Monday-Friday, 8am-3:30pm, June 18-August 10. Attendance at orientation and training on May 22, June 5 and June 11-15 is required.
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 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 & Responsibilities: Directors are responsible for overseeing the daily operations of their assigned camp site. Directors supervise camp counselors and communicate with parents on a regular basis. Directors also plan and implement a variety of activities to provide quality recreational camp experiences for children. Other responsibilities include creating camp calendars and weekly newsletters.
Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs
The Northbrook Park District seeks motivated, creative and experienced Camp Counselors for the 2018 Summer Camp program.
Applicant must be available for the full 8 weeks of the camp season, June 18-August 10. Must also be able to attend training June 11-15.
Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old and have experience working with children.
Duties & Responsibilities: Counselors are responsible for the direct supervision of a group of 8-12 campers. Under the direct supervision of the Camp Site Director, counselors plan and implement a variety of activities structured to provide quality recreational experiences for the children in camp. Counselors also act as a liaison between parents, children and Leisure Services administration.
Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs
The Waukegan Park District is offering an internship to students working towards a degree within the field of parks and recreation or closely related field. The internship will provide a well-rounded experience to an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual. Candidate must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a Bachelor or Master degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or related field. All necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible. A valid driver's license is also required. Housing may be provided for the entire time of the internship on a first come first served basis. Applicant must have personal transportation. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following: -Assist with planning, organization, implementation and oversight of youth and family non-athletic recreational/general interest programs with a strong emphasis in nature programming, gardening, and camps. -Provide direct leadership and supervision to all assigned recreation programs and services. -Provide developmentally appropriate activities that meet the needs and interests of participants. -Assist in development and implementation of goals and objectives specific to area of responsibility. May develop and implement an intern project. -Assist in evaluating effectiveness and efficiency of program and services, making recommendations on introduction or deletion of programs and services. -Assist with the development and implementation of a marketing strategy for recreation programs, events, and services consisting of appropriate pricing and promotional efforts. -Assist in the recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of assigned staff and volunteers. Assist with contracting with independent contractors and vendors for programs and services as needed. -Assist in securing alternative funding through grants, sponsorship, and fundraising. -Assist in the purchase, distribution and maintenance of proper inventory of all supplies and materials. Turn in appropriate receipts as required. -Prepare and maintain management reports and records regarding programs and services. Prepare and submit reports and projects as required by sponsoring university. -Accompany participants on field trips. Transport program participants and supplies via park district vehicles. -Assist in the preparation of program budgets. -Establish a cooperative planning and working relationship with coworkers, parents, community agencies and organizations. -Attend pertinent departmental/park district meetings and in-house training sessions. -Conduct self according to the policies and procedures as established by the park district. -Participate in park district Safety and Training Program to ensure that work performed and services provided are implemented in a safe manner. -Perform other duties as assigned.
Interested candidates may apply online. Apply online at: https://www.applitrack.com/waukeganparks/onlineapp/
12 week internship through the summer months (dates are flexible). Variable hours throughout the week. Must be available on occasional weekends.
Carol Stream Park District is seeking an energetic, motivated student to serve in the role of Summer Recreation Intern. Hands-on educational experiences will be woven through twelve weeks of full-time employment, with a well-rounded exposure to all aspects of park district management. Special projects and tasks will be completed in cooperation with all departments. Students must be pursuing a degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies or related field. All necessary university requirements must be met to be eligible.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Interested applicants should complete an application at www.csparks.org.