General Description: Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, Assistant Superintendent of Recreation, and the Intern Supervisor, the Recreation Intern experience will be approximately: • 40% project oriented (2020 winter/spring: special events and seasonal hiring • 30% experiential allowing for exploration into various program areas and recreation venues • 20% special interest designed in conjunction with the selected candidate • 10% professional development, including mentoring and networking
Job Requirements: The selected candidate must: • Work cooperatively and harmoniously with the general public, class participants, parents and fellow employees. • Display professionalism in oral and written communications. • Manage personal schedule, combining pre-scheduled activities, special events, meetings, and university requirements. • Work with Intern Supervisor to resolve difficult situations in a respectful, positive manner. • Attend weekend and evening programs and/or special events, as required. • Provide timely, accurate paperwork and reporting. • Lead small and large groups of patrons or staff in activities, as directed. • Encourage the safety of all program participants and fellow staff by following Park District Safety Guidelines.
Qualifications: • Must produce valid driver’s license and provide own transportation • Must be a current student pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in recreation or related field
Approximate Hours: • Up to 40 hours per week, 12 week employment opportunity
Salary: • $10.00/hour
To Apply: Submit an application online at www.stcparks.org/jobs. Be sure to submit a cover letter and resume with online application.