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 $14-$16 per hour

Reporting to the Director of Director of Willowbrook Corner Programs, this position directly carries out After-School and Summer Learning Programs delivered by The Community House at Willowbrook Corner. The successful candidate will have responsibility for the planning, organization, budgeting, implementation, and evaluation of youth education programs, in the Willowbrook Corner community and will supervise program staff in the performance of their responsibilities.

Based in Hinsdale and serving the surrounding area, The Community House is a multi-service organization which provides recreation and cultural activities, counseling and therapeutic services focused on mental health and autism support, education support, and volunteer opportunities. The vision of TCH is to build a caring and vibrant community for youth, families and seniors in southeastern DuPage County.

Direct Reports

After School Club Staff (including PT staff, Jr. Counselors and volunteers) Summer Day Camp Staff (including PT staff, Jr. Counselors and volunteers) Independent Contractors


Collaborate with internal and external personnel for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.

Program Management

Implement, monitor and evaluate short and long-term program goals and standards for programs and services, develop new programs and activities based on community need and interest.

Supervision of Staff

Hire, Train and supervise program staff for the Willowbrook Corner Youth Learning after school and summer programs. Have consistent and positive communications with parents, school representative and community members.

Weekly Schedule

The position is 30 hours per week, year round. Typical school-year hours are 10:15am to 6:15pm, Monday through Thursday, (hours may change based on program need). Summer hours will vary based on program need.


Bachelors’ Degree in Recreation/Education or related field 2 years experience with supervisory experience preferred

The Community House considers applicants for all positions without regard to gender, race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Application will be accepted until position is filled

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 The Community House


Rebecca Perkaus

 Closing Date

November 10, 2017


Job Title: Recreation Supervisor Classification: Level 1, Exempt Department: Recreation Immediate Supervisor: Superintendent of Recreation

Position Focus: The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the planning, organization and implementation of recreation programs for the areas of general youth, teens, adults, seniors and The Itasca Historical Depot Museum. This position also oversees the dance program, summer camps, designated special events, trips, and a volunteer program.

The Recreation Supervisor is a full-time salaried employee. General work hours are a minimum of 40 hours a week. General work hours take place Monday through Friday, but some evening and weekend hours are expected due to the nature of the programs under the Recreation Supervisor’s direction. There is typically at least one weekly evening shift.

Qualifications: Applicant must be 21 years or older. A Bachelor’s Degree in Park and Recreation Management or the equivalent in experience with recreation programs and education is required. The individual should possess friendly and effective interpersonal, written, verbal and telephone communication skills. Individual must be familiar with Microsoft Office applications and able to learn other software packages. The individual should have the ability to plan, organize, supervise and lead recreation and educational programs and staff. The individual will be expected to obtain First Aid and CPR/AED Certification and have a valid Illinois class D driver’s license.

Essential Functions: • Plan, implement and evaluate general youth programs including summer day camp, school age dances, school day off trips, Safe Sitter Training Courses, and a variety of other programs and camps. • Oversee all aspects of the dance program.
• Plan, implement and evaluate general teen, adult and senior programs.
• Oversee all operations of the Itasca Historical Depot.
• Serve as staff liaison to the Itasca Senior Club. Facilitate distribution of monthly newsletter. Attend monthly meetings and assist with planning of their events, as needed.
• Develop, implement and promote general programs and special events including the Memorial Day Parade, Itasca Halloween Celebration, Spring Fling, Breakfast with the Bunny, and other seasonal special events and programs.
• Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate part-time and seasonal staff for areas of supervision. • Recruit, train, evaluate, and recognize volunteers. Oversee volunteer program and offer volunteer opportunities. Keep accurate records of volunteers.
• Prepare and manage program budgets for areas of supervision. • Prepare and maintain policy manuals for areas of supervision.

Marginal Functions: • Prepare reports, statistics and evaluations on programs and personnel. • Accurately and timely complete payroll. • Promote appropriate sponsorship opportunities and partnerships. • Develop and implement appropriate marketing strategies (brochure, flyers, press releases, etc) for areas of supervision. • Serve on Itasca Youth Commission. • Assist with district wide special events. • Perform and enforce the rules and guidelines of the District safety program and serve on the safety committee.
• Assist other areas of the recreation department and district as deemed necessary by the Superintendent of Recreation and Executive Director.
• Other duties as assigned.

Psychological Considerations: The Recreation Supervisor must be able to work under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. He or she must be able to work, interact with the general population, including children, adults and staff in a friendly and courteous manner. The individual should be able to work with other staff and participants under stressful situations. He or she should be able to recognize and take appropriate action to correct safety hazards.

Physiological Considerations: The person will be required to be able to lift and turn and carry 40 pounds, and placing this load on shelves at chest height so as to fulfill this requirement. During special events, the individual should be able to work long stretches of time.

Environmental Considerations: The individual may be required to work during various weather conditions, including hot and cold temperatures as well as rain and snow.

Cognitive Considerations: Must have the ability to read, write and organize materials. Must be able to understand basic math functions to do payroll and budget. Must be able to supervise staff and participants and have safety awareness.

Other Terms of Employment: Full-Time Employment & Benefits Package as stated in the Itasca Park District Personnel Policy

Send cover letter, resume, and completed Itasca Park District employment application to Doug Sieder, Superintendent of Recreation. 350 E. Irving Park Road, Itasca, IL 60143. Employment application is available at

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 Itasca Park District


Doug Sieder

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 17.00 - $21.00 per hour depending on qualifications

For over 30 years, the Park Ridge Park District’s Centennial Activity Center has been an inviting place to go for adults 55+, every day of the week! Here, our patrons play bridge or Ping-Pong, learn about opera, computers or genealogy, boost fitness with easy exercise classes and health seminars, indulge their love for painting or other crafts, enjoy casual lunches and holiday themed parties, make friends and take memorable day trips to theaters, restaurants and other cultural and recreational venues.

Our District is seeking a Registrar who will be responsible for a variety of customer service tasks including greeting and assisting customers, answering phones, channeling callers to appropriate staff members, processing registrations and memberships. Selected individual will assist in overseeing approximately four (4) part-time Office Clerks to ensure that our front-desk operations meet the established standard of customer service.

Qualifications: This position requires two to three years of customer service experience. Intermediate level written and verbal communication in the English language is required as well as knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of, or the capability to learn the RecTrac Registration System, and TimePro payroll system. Must be CPR/AED and first-aid certified or have the ability to become certified (through our district) prior to the onset of the program.

Education: High school diploma (or equivalent)

Availability: We are seeking an applicant to work weekdays, Monday through Friday, 35 hours per week. Occasional early morning, evening or weekend work may be required.

Click on the link below for the full job description and to Apply:

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 Park Ridge Park District


Jennifer Meyers

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $46,700 + comprehensive benefits

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation, plans, directs and evaluates IL-DCFS licensed program, recreation programs, events and staff. Embraces a team environment approach and assists with events not currently managing. Acts as a liaison to DCFS, DuPage County Health Department, and various other Village groups. Duties include but are not limited to oversight and management of DCFS licensed preschool and day care; early childhood programs and events; special events. Successful candidate must have good written and oral communication skills; must recruit, select, train and evaluate qualified staff; ensure that licensed programs comply with DCFS and the Health Department standards, evaluate all programs and events; purchase supplies and equipment according to Village’s purchasing guidelines; develop and manage budgets; prepare marketing materials and maintain center bulletin boards, display case, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or closely related field from an accredited college or university; minimum of two years experience working in an early childhood education setting. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel is a must) and have valid Illinois Driver’s License. Licensed Food Service Manager Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months. Knowledge of RecTrac 3.1 preferred. Ability to work flexible hours that will include evenings and weekends from time to time.

To Apply, please send letter of interest, resume, 3 references and college transcripts (copies are ok) via email. In the subject line of the email please include: Program Supervisor opening – your last name.

The Village of Villa Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Village of Villa Park - Recreation Division


Gina Racanelli

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000 - $55,000 (Starting Range)

Job Description: The Superintendent of Recreation oversees all operations of the Recreation Department, which is located within the Byron Community School District. The facilities consist of the Byron PE Center and outdoor athletic fields. The program areas are Aquatics, Athletics, Child Care, Fine Arts, Fitness, and Special Events.

Qualifications: • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in recreation administration or related field is required.
• At least two years of full-time experience in the field of parks and recreation.
• A valid Illinois State Driver’s License (Class D) is required. • Thorough knowledge of budgeting, purchasing, and reporting processes. • Thorough knowledge of computer applications including MS Office Suite and recreation management software.

Duties & Responsibilities: • Direct oversight of an approximately $700,000 annual recreation department budget. • Hire, train, and supervise as necessary, the personnel required for the efficient management of all recreation facilities and programs. • Ensure facilities and programs meet all safety requirements and coordinate repairs with staff and contractors. • Maintain a positive working relationship with staff, Byron 226 School District employees, Byron Forest Preserve employees, and members of the community. • Ability to directly plan and oversee leagues, programs, and tournaments. • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and accountability. • Provide accurate and all pertinent information for the program guide (three times per year), social media postings, and website.

To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to: or mail to:

            Attn: Paul Zepezauer
            Byron Park District
            PO Box 423
            Byron, IL 61010

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 Byron Park District


Paul Zepezauer

 Closing Date

October 27, 2017