Under the supervision of the Heller Nature Center Manager, the Program Supervisor will be responsible for the planning and conducting of nature-based recreation programs, events and camps at Heller Nature Center, Rosewood Beach Interpretive Center and other locations in the area. The Program Supervisor will also be responsible for site supervision and providing customer service to program participants and the general public at both Heller Nature Center and Rosewood Beach Interpretive Center.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, natural science or outdoor recreation with 2 years’ experience in environmental education/interpretation or a related field. Demonstrated ability to work enthusiastically with a broad clientele (preschool-adult). Skilled at developing innovative programs. Must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Must possess general first aid knowledge and have the physical ability to perform tasks in outdoor situations. Ideal candidate should possess 2 years of staff supervisory experience. Experience in budgeting is a plus.
Responsibilities: Develop, plan, evaluate and constantly improve programs, services and events related to Heller’s teams course, public programs, special events, scout and custom programs and birthday parties, at the Heller Nature Center, Rosewood Beach Interpretive Center and other locations in the area; oversee Heller’s beekeeping program and maintenance of hives; coordinating brochure copy; planning and directing the Sand Trackers, Outdoor Adventure Camp and Girls Outdoor Challenge summer camps; and conducting and assisting in the planning of school, early childhood, after school and teacher workshops. Develop and manage program budgets. Provide site supervision, extraordinary customer service, distribute information and answer questions. Hire, train, supervise and evaluate part-time staff, seasonal staff and volunteers.
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