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The Village of Homer Glen is looking to hire two part-time events coordinators. Under the direct supervision of the Community Events Coordinator, these roles will assist in a variety of special events and programs throughout the year. This includes gathering, compiling, and preparing special reports, marketing, planning, and coordinating each event/program. In addition, this role will assist with planning and organizing a variety of recreation programs, including the recruitment, onboarding, and training of volunteer staff. This is a part-time position, hours are flexible and may include some weekends and evenings.

Minimum Requirements:

At least 2 years of events planning, recreation, or equivalent experience is required. Experience coordinating volunteers. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) is required. Must be able to interact positively with children and adults with the ability to recognize issues and resolve them independently. Some knowledge of recreation programming is needed. Must be able to work outside in hot and cold weather. Must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license. Physical Requirements Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Required to sit, stand, walk, bend, talk, and hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Specific vision abilities are required and include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; may infrequently lift and/or move objects 50 pounds or greater with staff assistance.

Additional Information The Village of Homer Glen is an upscale quaint community of approximately 24,000 residents, conveniently located approximately 25 miles southwest of Chicago. Committed to retaining its unique character, Homer Glen has created a strategically inspired commercial development plan. This plan allows the Village to embrace quality growth along its high traffic corridors while preserving the natural and open space resources that have made it so attractive.

Compensation: $20.00

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Stacy Patrianakos

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $16/ hour DOQ

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Palatine Park District is seeking Camp Site Directors to oversee day camp sites across the district. Camp Site Directors will oversee a camp site with up to 6 camp staff and 20-45 campers. They will supervise the staff and campers throughout the camp day, planning daily activities, communicate with parents, make sure all paperwork is in order, and report any concerns to the camp supervisor.

No nights or weekends! Applicants are asked to commit to the full 9 weeks of camp. Training begins end of May, camp runs June through beginning of August.

Park District Staff also are eligible for:

• FREE fitness center pass • FREE seasonal pool pass • Discount on Park District classes • Discounted tickets for theater productions • End of summer bonuses available if requirements are met.

Must be 19 years of age or older and have experience working with children.

Apply today and Live the Parks & Rec Life!

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Dayell Houzenga

 Closing Date

June 17, 2022


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The Palos Hills Resource & Recreation Department has a rare and immediate opening for a Recreation Coordinator to oversee weekly programs, part-time night monitors, general facility maintenance, special events and the Palos Township bus program for seniors and physically challenged.

The Palos Hills Resource & Recreation Department is a small department in the south suburbs of Chicago. The close knit staff work well together to provide recreation and educational programs to residents in the community made up of approximately 17,000 residents.

Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited university with a major in Recreation Administration or closely related field is preferred. Qualified candidate must have experience in budgeting, planning and scheduling recreation programs and special events. The ideal candidate will have experience submitting grant paperwork as the bus program is paid for through grants. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and pay close attention to detail.

Position is open until filled. Salary range is $44,000-$50,000. Includes IMRF pension and insurance benefits. Work week is generally Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30 pm with some weekend and night commitments.

Please send or email resume and cover letter to Kristin Violante, Commissioner, at or Palos Hills Community Center, 8455 W. 103rd Street, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465. We would like the position filled as soon as possible.

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Kristin Violante

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $64,200 - $70,000 hiring range depending on qualifications

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The Skokie Park District is seeking a Hockey Director responsible for all aspects of the district's ice hockey program including all classes, leagues, specialized clinics, hockey summer and winter camp programs, special events and tournaments. We offer an exceptional workplace, and an excellent immediate benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment. We are proud of other benefits offered to full-time staff. Some of our key benefit offerings are highlighted below: 

Generous paid vacation, sick and personal leave, 8 paid holidays

Participation in IMRF (a defined benefit pension plan), and other voluntary retirement plans, disability benefits provided by IMRF   Life insurance

Continuing education benefits and participation at job related seminars and conferences   Paid parental leave - up to 8 weeks after one year of service

Facility Usage benefits for employee and their immediate family

Discounted rates for the following programs: preschool, childcare at our full service day care center, enrollment in our before/after school childcare program and summer camp programs

Qualifications:  Prefer Bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management or closely related field. Must have at least three (3) years of hockey programming experience that incudes hockey instructional classes, youth leagues, and adult leagues. Must have experience supervising others. Position requires strong hockey skills, leadership, communication, presentation and organizational skills. Must be able to obtain CPR and AED certifications and keep current. The district provides certification training. 

Duties: Responsible for all ice hockey programming which includes youth hockey classes, youth hockey leagues, adult hockey classes, adult hockey leagues, youth specialized hockey clinics, youth summer hockey camp and special events and tournaments.   Plans and oversees summer and winter break hockey camp programs for youth.

Markets and promotes all hockey programs utilizing assistance from th Marketing Department.

Updates the district's website with information about all hockey programs and special events.

Registers all participating hockey players, coaches and teams with USA Hockey, certifies rosters for all leagues through AHAI.

Works with other staff to coordinate ice scheduling for all hockey programs and leagues.   Hires, schedules, trains and evaluates all hockey program instructional staff, team coaches, camp staff and volunteers. Develops volunteers that assist with the program.

Assists with the development of the ice hockey program budget. Reviews monthly budget reports to ensure ice hockey program is running within budget.   Purchases program supplies following district purchasing procedures and policies.

Serves as the liaison between the district and youth hockey affiliate, Skokie Amateur Hockey Association (SAHA).

Assists with building supervision duties, may serve as the building supervisor on duty.

Greets and interacts wit the public in a courteous and knowledgeable manner.

Performs other duties as assigned.   Work hours:  Hours will include a combination of daytime, evening and weekend hours. Work schedule to be discussed with applicant and developed with the Skatium Manager.

To apply: Apply online, use the link below. Include resume please.

The Skokie Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

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Lynn Seebacher

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting Salary of $126,586 DOQ

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The Village of Lake in the Hills, a home rule community of just less than 30,000 residents with a diverse mix of business, recreation and retail resources occupying 10.3 square miles of northeastern Illinois, McHenry County, seeks an experienced professional to serve as our next Director of Parks and Recreation. The Village is governed by a President and six Trustees and employs a professional Village Administrator to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Village.

Position Summary: Provides leadership, direction, and general administrative oversight to the Parks and Recreation Department. Manage employees responsible for the development, maintenance and operation of the Village’s park system grounds and structures, preservation of open spaces and scenic environments, and the provision of recreational activities and services to citizens of all ages. Work involves significant community engagement and public involvement with elected officials, other policy makers, and citizens. Serves as a member of the Village’s senior management team and collaborates with Administration and other Village departments on strategy and policy to ensure that the Village’s mission and core values are incorporated into operational activities and services. The Parks and Recreation Department includes: (1) Recreation Superintendent, (2) FT Recreation Supervisors, (1) PT Recreation Supervisor and Seasonal Staff. The Director of Parks and Recreation will work collaboratively with the Public Properties Division under the oversight of the Public Works Director.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Landscape Architecture, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Eight (8) years of progressively responsible parks and recreation experience, with a minimum of five (5) years in a supervisory role or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) is preferred, as well as active membership in a Parks and Recreation Association (NRPA/IPRA, etc.). Municipal experience is preferred.

Salary: The starting salary for this position is $126,586 depending upon experience and qualifications. The Village also offers an excellent benefits package. Residency within the Village of Lake in the Hills is not required.

Those interested and qualified, should apply at once, in confidence, with a completed job application, cover letter, résumé, and five (5) professional references online at

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 Village of Lake in the Hills


Shannon Cooney

 Closing Date

June 5, 2022