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 – Part Time starting $ 11.50 per hour

Assists in planning, organizing and coordinating a community athletic recreation program for youth, teens and adults. May supervise part-time recreation staff, special interest instructors, seasonal employees, and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Surveys athletic interests and needs of youth and adults. Develops, organizes, promotes, instructs and administers athletic programs for youth and adults. Prepares schedules for adult and youth athletic activities including league games and playoffs, registration periods, and field maintenance. Determines material, equipment, facility, supervision or instruction needs for each activity or program and coordinates with other staff members. Coordinates sports programs, registers teams, collects fees, assigns practice times, distributes and collects uniforms. Secures and schedules use of gymnasiums for classes, programs, leagues, practices and games. Responds to public inquiries about athletic programs made by telephone, correspondence, or during public meetings. Prepares for publication a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, news releases, flyers, and related communications regarding athletic programs. Coordinates, schedules and maintains related records and statistics for athletic programs and personnel. Schedule games and umpires for basketball, soccer, baseball, softball, and other games. Assists the After School Care Director. Serves on various community alliances and attends community outreach events representing Veterans Park District. Teaches and instructs various tot, youth, and teen athletic programs. Manages the Summer Sports Camp program; responsible for staff payroll, staff orientation , staff supervision, ordering of supplies, planning field trips, organizing daily activities. Organizes and supervises the VPD basketball league and Venom Travel Basketball Team, recruiting teams, volunteer coaches and scheduling umpires. Schedules various tournaments throughout the year for a variety of sports, such as basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, racquetball, volleyball, etc. Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phone, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies needed for activities, making arrangements for rental and use of Recreation Building, helping set up tables and chairs for classes, etc. Promotes interest and provides information regarding recreation programs to community leaders, recreation officials, community service groups, other departments, and the general public. Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time. Coordinates sports programs, registers children for teams, collects fees, acquires coaches, assigns practice times, distributes and collects uniforms. Prepares budgets for all sports programs and sports events Serves as assistant to the Director of Annual Softball and Bocce Tournament. Will be scheduled to work weekends, and special events. Performs other duties as assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: A. High School Graduate, Bachelor Degree in Recreation preferred. B. 3 years’ experience in recreation required. C. Preferably Bilingual.

All interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter, references and resume to cgreifelt@veteransparkdistrict.org , Veterans Park District, 44 W. Golfview Drive, Northlake, Il 60164 Attn: Carlene Buvak Greifelt

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 Veterans Park District

 Contact

Carlene Greifelt

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $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.

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 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

 $40,000 - $47,000

The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for all operations related to the development and management of recreation programs.

DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS •Designs, plans, implements and evaluates innovative programs and events that respond to community needs. •Works closely with the Director of Communications and Marketing to effectively market related programs and events. Creates and distributes program marketing materials, creates seasonal brochure materials and engages in outreach to the community for these events and assists in fundraising.
•Budget preparation for all areas of responsibility and is accountable for all receipts and disbursements relating to assigned areas. •Recruits, trains and schedules all staff and/or volunteers necessary to accomplish departmental goals related to areas of supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS •A Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or related field and at least three years prior experience in the recreation field and/or relevant work experience. •CPR/AED Certification required. CPR classes are available through BPD upon hire.
•Ability to communicate verbal and written English language. •The ability to solve problems comprehensively and to produce accurate work on a timely basis. •Proficient in utilizing social media such as Facebook and Twitter. •Good computer skills, proficient with Word, Publisher, Excel, Outlook and the Adobe suite. Experience with Rectrac registration system preferred. •Ability to drive a vehicle.

JOB STATUS: Full Time Exempt REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Recreation

HOW TO APPLY Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Evelyn Struck at evelyn@bensenvilleparkdistrict.org. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls.

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 Bensenville Park District

 Contact

Evelyn Struck
evelyn@bensenvilleparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled