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 Starting $15.00 DOE

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The Custodian is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness, general appearance indoors and outdoors, and the efficient maintenance operation of the Prairie View Community Center. Occasionally the Custodian will be required to perform other tasks and repairs.

The Night Custodian is a full-time position and must be available Monday through Friday from 3:00pm until 11:00pm.

Qualifications: High School or Trade School graduate with one year of janitorial or building mechanical equipment maintenance experience. Must be self motivated with good judgment and works independently. Must possess a valid driver’s license with no license revocation or suspension within the last three years. Ability to perform strenuous and varied physical activity, including but not limited to, extensive lifting, standing, walking and climbing. A pre-placement physical is required.

Essential Functions: Custodial tasks necessary to maintain a clean appearance both on the outside and inside of the Prairie View Community Center including snow and ice removal. Routine maintenance which includes: cleaning, mopping, scrubbing, waxing, vacuuming, dusting and washing any and all floors, walls, windows, carpeting, washroom fixtures, tables, chairs and any other permanent or movable item or fixture located in the Community Center facility. Inspects the entire building, both upper and lower level, at periodic intervals during working hours for safety, security and maintenance reasons. Must take proper safety precautions and be aware of potential and existing hazards on the job and attempt to eliminate them. Positive interaction and cooperation with all Park District staff, the public and facility patrons. Clean all areas of the facility and complete checklists. . Take down set ups and clean for parties, rentals, and special events. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Apply online at mgparks.com

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 Morton Grove Park District

 Contact

Laura Kee
847-965-1200

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $51,000-$62,000 DOQ

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Description:

Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for building, implementing and managing the District's online presence as part of the integrated marketing strategy to effectively support the growth and expansion of the District. Daily activities include strategic planning and implementation, content creation and management, behavioral marketing analysis, audience targeting, search engine optimization (SEO), social media moderation as well as participating in team strategy collaboration.

Responsibilities:

Manage all digital marketing content and projects for the District. Oversee and maintain District websites including production of new content, such as video, photos, and messaging; ensure all contributing staff content meets established content standards including ongoing reviews, edits and training; manage external web developer projects, including system updates, changes, SEO and implementation of new features, and other web-related special projects. Plan, execute, and track social and digital advertising campaigns as part of the integrated marketing strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, scheduling, messaging and audience targeting. Seek out and build relationships with key influencers and other digital media outlets to maximize the District’s digital reach. Optimize District’s social media outlets within each platform. Generate, edit, publish and share daily social media content, such as original text, images, video, that is meaningful, shareable and link-worthy to build meaningful connections which will encourage community members to take action. Moderate all user-generated social media content; continuously improve digital media reach and effectiveness by capturing and analyzing data/metrics, researching new outlets, insights and best practices and acting on the information; collaborate and provide counsel to District departments to manage on-line reputation, identify key audiences and coordinate actions as part of the on-going integrated marketing strategy and in line with the District social media policy.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Marketing, Communications, Business, New Media, Public Relations, or related field. Five or more years of progressive work experience in social networking, analytics, online advertising/marketing, web design, SEO/SEM and/or CRM. Excellent consulting, writing, content development (photo/video/text), presentation, communication, and project management skills. Good understanding of major digital marketing channels. Must display a positive demeanor and be customer and detail oriented as well as an analytical thinker. Must be a self-starter with the willingness and ability to assess a situation, develop a plan, get the necessary approval and manage implementation of the plan. Should have a good understanding of the District's various industries, competition and trends (sports, early childhood education, tennis, golf, fitness, etc.) to produce the most effective work possible.

Hiring Range: $51,000-62,000 DOQ

Classification: Full-time, exempt

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including paid time off, health insurance, and pension.

Close Date: Open until filled

Apply: To apply, please submit an application and resume through www.pdhp.org.

The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Park District of Highland Park

 Contact

Liz Gogola
(847) 579-3136
lgogola@pdhp.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10 per hour

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Description:

The Community House is excited to offer a professional internship to students working toward a degree within the field of parks and recreation. This internship opportunity runs 12-13 consecutive weeks and usually starts a few weeks before the start of our summer programs. Under the supervision and guidance of the Program Director and The Community House Recreation Supervisors, the Recreation intern will have the opportunity to expand their education. Interns are exposed to all areas of operations, from administration, budgeting, leadership, staff management, programming, special events, and facility/maintenance. Students will be provided the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge, to the following programs: Summer Day Camps, Leagues, Sports Camps, Art Programming, Special Events, Enrichment Camps, and Active Adult/Senior Programs.

Please include resume and school requirements.

Duties:

• Work in areas of program development, written and oral communication, budgeting, training/management of employees, evaluation of both programs & personnel, marketing and special events.

• Experience registration software processes, financial reporting and brochure proofing.

• Gain direct leadership experience by conducting programs and special events.

• Plans, prepares and participates in recreation programs and special events.

• Assists with the planning, set-up, execution and tear down of special events.

• Responsible for the well-being, safety and care of children and youth attending programs.

• Responsible for creating a fun and energetic environment for the program participants on a daily basis.

• Work in a team-based environment supporting the Recreation Team.

• Interact with guests, parents, and participants in a positive and professional manner, utilizing excellent guest service standards.

• Maintain professional attitudes and relationships with parents, participants, and co-workers.

• Adhere to The Community House rules and regulations including proper attire, safety procedures, and overall professionalism.

• Participate in safety training and respond to emergencies in an appropriate manner.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Be currently enrolled, or a recent graduate of a university or junior college pursuing or having completed a degree in Parks & Recreation, Youth Programming, Sports Management or similar field.

• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

• Must be able to respectfully and effectively communicate with fellow staff, program participants, and facility users of all ages.

• Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification by hire date or be able to attend The Community House training to become certified).

Hours:
Intern hours will vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events; however, the Intern will work approximately 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends when needed. The schedule is usually Monday through Friday but may vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events.

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 The Community House

 Contact

Beth Hahn
6303237500
bhahn@thecommunityhouse.org

 Closing Date

March 13, 2020

 $10.00 per hour

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DESCRIPTION The Recreation Intern is a temporary position that reports to the Director of Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Intern will be exposed to a broad range of Recreation Management concepts, situations, and experiences meant to provide additional training and educational experience to college students who wish to find a position in the field of Recreation (or similar) field upon the completion of their undergraduate or graduate degree. Being selected as a Recreation Intern does not guarantee employment with Pontiac Parks and Recreation upon completion. Recreation Interns should be available to work consistent with the hours prescribed by their college or university program which may include evenings and /or weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS • Education: Must be a student in good academic standing currently enrolled in, or have recently completed, a college undergraduate or graduate degree. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Recreation Management (or a related field). • Skills: Must be able to take direction and assist in planning, leading, managing, troubleshooting and evaluating recreational events, programs and facilities. Must be comfortable in front of large crowds of people, and comfortable leading activities. Must work well with people of all ages, especially children. Must be able to use basic reading, writing, and computer skills to learn, understand, and apply Parks and Recreation Department policies and procedures. • Certifications: Valid Driver’s License, First-Aid, CPR, and AED certification (or ability to obtain one within first 2 weeks of hire – training provided) • Competencies: Candidates must demonstrate through a personal interview and reference check that they are able to work with people of all ages, especially children, and possess a basic knowledge of the Recreation Industry such that they can understand the tasks they will be provided.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The ideal Recreation Intern should be motivated with strong multi-tasking skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Under the supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation and experienced Parks and Recreation staff, Recreation Interns will have the opportunity to expand their education by learning how recreation facilities, programs, and events operate, understanding the roles of the Parks and Recreation staff, and becoming familiar with safety standards and procedures. Pontiac Parks and Recreation is once again hosting our Summer Day Camp. The Recreation Intern will be leading, the one week per month, Summer Day Camp. Recreation Interns will also be asked to “shadow” and assist Parks and Recreation staff with certain tasks and functions which include, but are not limited to, performing various administrative functions to support Parks and Recreation programs; attending and observing meetings; performing research and writing assignments; and assisting Parks and Recreation staff with the development of assigned projects.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS • Movement of supplies and equipment is necessary, generally up to 50 lbs. Bending, twisting and kneeling may be necessary in support of the programming areas. • Work performed will be at indoor and outdoor environments so exposure to the sun, light rain, wind, and other weather factors who should be expected as well as exposure to extreme temperatures while working outdoors.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICIES, SAFETY, ETC. It is expected that all Pontiac Parks and Recreation Staff comply with the policies and procedures as set forth by the Pontiac City Council. Resources that outline these policies and procedures include the Personnel Policy Manual and Safety Manual, other written or verbal procedures as provided by your supervisor. As all situations cannot be documented even in manuals such as these, it is further expected that your actions as an employee are always performed with safety in mind, respect of your fellow staff and customers in mind, and at the direction of your supervisor. It is expected that all staff learn and understand these policies and procedures.

HOW TO APPLY Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and references by email to Taylor Baxter, Director of Parks and Recreation. His email is taylor.baxter@pontiac.org.

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 City of Pontiac Parks and Recreation

 Contact

Taylor Baxter
815-844-6818
taylor.baxter@pontiac.org

 Closing Date

March 31, 2020

 $12/hour

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To apply - https://www.applitrack.com/gurneepd/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Recreation

Job Title:  Recreation Intern Job Code:  Recreation Intern Pay Status:  Short-Term   DESCRIPTION The Recreation Intern is a temporary position that reports to the Director of Recreation.  The Recreation Intern will be exposed to a broad range of Recreation Management concepts, situations, and experiences meant to provide additional training and educational experience to college students who wish to find a position in the field of Recreation (or similar) field upon the completion of their undergraduate or graduate degree.  Being selected as a Recreation Intern does not guarantee employment with the Gurnee Park District upon completion.  Recreation Interns should be available to work consistent with the hours prescribed by their college or university program which may include evenings and /or weekends.  

QUALIFICATIONS    Must be a student in good academic standing currently enrolled in, or have recently completed, a college undergraduate or graduate degree. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Recreation Management (or a related field).  Must be able to take direction and assist in planning, leading, managing, troubleshooting and evaluating recreational events, programs and facilities.  Must be comfortable in front of large crowds of people, and comfortable leading activities.  Must work well with people of all ages, especially children.  Must be able to use basic reading, writing, and computer skills to learn, understand, and apply Park District policies and procedures. Valid Driver’s License, First-Aid, CPR, and AED certification (or ability to obtain one within first 2 weeks of hire – training provided) Candidates must demonstrate through a personal interview and reference check that they are able to work with people of all ages, especially children, and possess a basic knowledge of the Recreation Industry such that they can understand the tasks they will be provided.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The ideal Recreation Intern should be motivated with strong multi-tasking skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Under the supervision of the Director of Recreation and experienced Park District staff, Recreation Interns will have the opportunity to expand their education by learning how recreation facilities, programs, and events operate, understanding the roles of Park District staff, and becoming familiar safety standards and procedures. Recreation Interns will be asked to “shadow” and assist Park District staff with certain tasks and functions which include, but are not limited to, performing various administrative functions to support Park District programs; attending and observing meetings; performing research and writing assignments; and assisting Park District staff with the development of assigned projects.

SALARY This is a $12/hour position.

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 Gurnee Park District

 Contact

Michael Wick
847-599-3756
mwick@gurneeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled