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Recreation and Administrative Intern: Temporary Position $9 - $9.75 per hour.

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: October - March. 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 - $9.75 per hour. 20 – 30 hours weekly.

Apply online: http://www.riverside.il.us/Jobs.aspx

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 Village of Riverside - Parks & Recreation

 Contact

Anne Hanrahan
7084427025
ahanrahan@riverside.il.us

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $8.75/hr

Are you studying to be a recreation professional and hoping to complete an internship in winter or spring? Are you an organized, upbeat self-starter who succeeds in individual and group work settings? Are you known for being helpful, friendly and a quick learner?

If yes, consider applying to work with our fast-paced, fun-loving team of rec professionals. We are looking forward to a busy winter/spring of special events, programs for all ages and prepping our fabulous summer facilities. Along the way, our intern will experience registration software, financial reports, brochure proofing, special event preparations and analysis, seasonal hiring, networking events and more.

Attach resume and cover letter to your online application at stcparks.org/jobs. Include in your cover letter a description of what you are most excited to learn during your internship.

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 St. Charles Park District

 Contact

Jennifer Bruggeman
630-513-4337
jbruggeman@stcparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 13-15 per hour

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.

Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs

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 Northbrook Park District

 Contact


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 DOQ

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 jkrause@barringtonparkdistrict.org 847.304.5291 235 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL 60010

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 Barrington Park District

 Contact

Jodi Krause
847.381.0687
jodi_krause@barringtonparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 VERY Competitive DOQ

POSITION SUMMARY: The Barrington Park District is seeking out qualified, highly energetic individuals who love working, playing and interacting with children for our K.E.E.P. Before & After School Program for the 2017/2018 School Year.

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 21 years of age or older Must have previous experience in childcare or education, management experience is a plus Must have own transportation Must be able to gain CPR, First Aid, AED certifications within 2 months of hire

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Able to supervise and direct staff of varying age ranges Able to create, explain and implement site curriculum for arts and crafts, athletics and group acitivies Comply with all Park District safety guidelines Communicate in a positive manner with participants, parents, school personnel, staff and supervisors Attend monthly meetings with supervisors and building principals All other duties as assigned by program supervisor

HOURS (Hiring for 5-day Morning and/or Afternoon shifts): 8/21/17 - end of school year 2018 (training the week of 8/14/17) Morning Shift: M - F from 6:15am - 8:15am
Afternoons: M/Tu/Th/F from 2:00pm - 6:00pm & W from 1:30pm - 6:00pm Hiring for the following site locations: Roslyn Road, Grove, Lines, Hough, North Barrington and Countryside Elementary Schools

PAY RANGE: Competitive Wages. DOQ

CONTACT:

Please complete an application or submit resume.  If you have any questions, please email Mary Sieja or Kim Sweeney: keep@barringtonparkdistrict.org.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, and efforts of working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances change: e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological developments, etc.

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 Barrington Park District

 Contact

Kim Sweeney
847.381.0687
keep@barringtonparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled