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 $12.00/hour, 40 hours per week, 12 weeks

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The Normal Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a motivated senior intern to work with the Supervisor of Adult Sports and Champion Fields Softball Complex. Champion Fields is an eight diamond softball/baseball complex hosting daily practices, games, adult sports leagues and numerous weekend tournaments. Adult sports on average has 45 slow pitch softball teams comprising summer league. The focus of the internship will be serving as an Assistant Director for the USA Softball Youth Fastpitch State Tournament.

Intern Desired Skills - Must excel in an independent and team-oriented environment where critical thinking and problem-solving skills are required for success. - Must have the ability to be flexible and adapt to changing situations. - Strong written and verbal communication skills. - Must have knowledge of and interest in the game of softball. - Must have proficient computer skills.

Intern Responsibilities - Become proficient with the department’s RecTrac registration system. - Assist with front office duties. - Work in divisions other than adult sports to get familiar with other parks and recreation areas. Examples include aquatics, park maintenance, and youth sports. - Administer all facets of the adult slow pitch softball league. - Assist with the youth softball fastpitch state tournament held July 9-12. - Organize an inaugural recreational pickle ball tournament in August. - Work within the prepared budget for 2020-21. - Attend meetings as necessary. - Other duties as assigned.

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 Town of Normal

 Contact

Cary Frey
(309) 454-9546
cfrey@normal.org

 Closing Date

March 2, 2020

 $12.00 per hour

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The Village of Hawthorn Woods Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a summer intern. The Recreation Intern is a part-time seasonal position that reports to the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Intern will assist with the planning and coordination of summer camps and special events such as Fourth of July festivities, Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, and Car Show Cruise Nights. They will also assist in areas including aquatics and registration. The intern will be scheduled 40 hours per week for twelve weeks; nights, weekends, and holidays will be required.

The Recreation Intern will be exposed to various areas of recreation management that will be beneficial to their future career as a Park & Recreation professional. The Recreation Intern will work closely with both the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation and the Director of Parks and Recreation to expand their understanding of the field.

Candidates must have a high school diploma. Must be a student in good academic standing and currently enrolled in a college undergraduate program, or be a recent graduate. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Parks & Recreation Administration or related field. The ideal candidate will be comfortable public speaking, interacting will community members, instructing staff, and leading activities. Must work well and communicate with people of all ages, especially children.

Applicants will be required to successfully pass a background check and drug test prior to employment. Interested candidates should submit the job application to Kristin Kazenas, Director of Human Resources. Email: kkazenas@vhw.org or fax 847.847.3591. We are proud of our dedicated and exceptional staff and welcome your application to join our team.

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 Village of Hawthorn Woods

 Contact

Amy Mason
(847) 847-3533
amason@vhw.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting $40,000 DOE

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The Recreation Supervisor – Fitness is responsible for directly overseeing all day-to-day operations of Club Fitness. Responsible for the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of all Club Fitness staff. Works with staff to implement systems and procedures to capitalize on memberships. The Recreation Supervisor is a full-time employee whose work week may exceed 40 hours a week and include evenings and weekends.

The Recreation Supervisor – Fitness is responsible for directly overseeing all day-to-day operations of Club Fitness. Responsible for the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of all Club Fitness staff. Works with staff to implement systems and procedures to capitalize on memberships. The Recreation Supervisor is a full-time employee whose work week may exceed 40 hours a week and include evenings and weekends.

Essential Functions: Complete programming for areas under your supervision from ideas to program evaluation.Prepare and distribute monthly newsletter.Submit monthly usage to insurance-based programs.Maintain and control merchandise inventory.Prepare annual goals and objectives relative to your programs.Maintain required departmental records and records of programs and class participation statistics.Evaluate/survey all programs/participants within your assigned area. Lead and or assist with Recreation Department special events.Prepare and monitor the budget for areas under your supervision.Maintain internal cash controls and appropriate accounting procedures. Prepare bid documents and purchase orders to be approved by the Superintendent of Recreation.Hire, train and evaluate all Club Fitness staff.Provide direction, leadership and motivation to staff under your supervision. To include conducting and managing the annual and/or seasonal performance review process.Prepare and monitor scheduling and payroll for your staff.Establish and nurture communication with outside resources valuable to your programming; including public and private organizations.Perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the District’s safety program. Using good safety awareness and judgement.

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 Morton Grove Park District

 Contact

Laura Kee

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $12.00 / Hr

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Niles Park District is excited to offer an array of summer internship opportunities for current college students and recent graduates. Enthusiastic and driven applicants are encouraged to submit their credentials for openings in the following areas:

  • Athletics

  • Aquatic Facility Operations

  • General Recreation and Summer Camps

  • Golf Course Operations

  • Marketing

  • Park Services & Groundskeeping

  • Ice Rink Operations (available beginning September)

  • Tennis Facility Operations (available beginning September)

Interns can expect to work 20-35 hours per week. Specific job responsibilities will vary by facility. Interns will gain experience across a wide range of essential tasks, including: revenue & inventory control, programming, staff supervision, customer service, special event planning & implementation, and marketing. Requirements applicable to all positions include:

  • Area of study in Recreation / Leisure Studies or related field.

  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • 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 (or be able to attend Niles Park District training to become certified).

For more information, or to apply, please contact Peter Dubs at 847-583-2735 or email pdubs@niles-parks.org

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 Niles Park District

 Contact

Peter Dubs
847-583-2735
pdubs@niles-parks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 DOQ

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Jewish Council for Youth Services (JCYS) offers educational, recreational and leadership experiences throughout the year at our family centers, multiple summer camps and specialty programs. The Director of Big City Day Camp coordinates and oversees the day-to-operations including staff supervision, budget management, and planning. The Director is responsible for training, supporting and scheduling staff, while monitoring camper happiness and well-being. For children who thrive on adventure, Big City Day Camp offers a summer full of discovery and exploration. We take advantage of everything Chicago has to offer, from water parks to canoe trips to cooking classes – and of course, plenty of trips to the beach for sandcastles and splashing around.

We are looking for a Camper Director that will provide a fun, safe and memorable experience to our camp participants by planning, preparing and implementing the daily activities for our Big City Day Camp.

The Big City Day Camp Director operates with a high degree of autonomy under the supervision of the Director of Chicago Operations. The Big City Day Camp Director is responsible for development, promotion and management of Big City Day Camp (BCDC.) They will provide leadership, direction and supervision to BCDC program staff.

This is an immediate opening for the right candidate to begin preparing for the upcoming summer camp session.

Position Responsibilities: • Responsible for development, implementation and supervision of programming for BCDC Programs • Responsible for planning, coordination and on–site supervision of field trips • Recruits hires and trains Program staff; organize and run staff training • Supervises and evaluates Program staff • Establishes and maintains professional relationship with principals and others that may act as recruiting partners for campers • Develop routines, schedules, and procedures for Day Camp operation • Informs Director of Chicago Operations of concerns, complaints, accidents and incidents • Maintains records such as parent sing-in report, staff time sheets, program calendars, rosters, waivers, permission slips and parent communication • Purchases and maintains program supplies • Prepares timesheets for payroll • Monitor safety and all procedures as they pertain to the complete supervision of all campers and staff • Maintains all aspects of risk management and safety policies • Support marketing programs to potential schools and clients • Recruit participants for summer camp • Develop Summer camp program including field trips, daily and special activities • Help provide an atmosphere for developing good morale and well-being among the BCDC family.

JCYS is an equal opportunity employer.

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 JCYS

 Contact

Jean Losek
7732812533
jlosek@jcys.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled