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DESCRIPTION The Athletic Program Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the supervision of the Athletic Department’s youth and adult leagues and programs. Evening and weekend hours are REQUIRED. The exact schedule will be determined by the Assistant Athletic Director and may vary based on season.

QUALIFICATIONS • Candidate must be a high school graduate, 19 or older preferred • Knowledge of sport and recreation facility operations and programming, preferred • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Ability to problem solve quickly and efficiently • Demonstrate good judgement • Basic knowledge of computers and technology (I.e—Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, etc.) • Ability to read and comprehend athletic league, facility and staff schedules

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Monitor youth and adult leagues both at athletic fields and facilities • Compile and submit accurate program records and accident/incident reports • Attend and participate in safety trainings • Promptly report all unsafe actions, practices, or conditions to Assistant Athletic Director • Set-up and take down of any equipment dependent on the league or program needs • Stay current on research, issues, and regulations related to athletics programs • Oversee facility operations and league play • Performs other duties as assigned • Complete administrative duties as needed • Oversee front desk operations at all open facilities • Management of and point of contact for all part-time year-round and seasonal staff • Follow district and department policies and procedures • Communicate with multiple parties, both internal and external

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES • Ability to project across a large area with clear and concise language • Ability to maintain self-control and composure in high stress and/or difficult situations • Ability to work independently and problem solve • Proficiency in being able to use technology and applications, including Microsoft and Google Office • Ability to coordinate and support all aspects of the athletic department • Proficiency in organization skills • Possess quality customer service skills and be confident to handle difficult situations either with patrons, participants and/or staff

Interested applicants can submit an online application by visiting the Niles Park District website at

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 Niles Park District


Jamie Teichmann

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $44,722.80 - $46,534.49 Annually DOQ

Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) enriches the lives of children and adults with disabilities as a partnership of 17 Park Districts located within the northwest suburbs of Chicago. NWSRA provides outstanding recreation opportunities for people with disabilities within our partner Park Districts through weekly programs, adult day programs (PURSUIT), special events, summer day camps and inclusion in Park District programs. NWSRA is a park district that serves people with disabilities.

Job Purpose: To support the inclusion process for individuals with disabilities participating in recreation and leisure programs and services within the Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) 17 member districts, in cooperation with three Inclusion Coordinators, the Manager of Inclusion Services, the member district staff, the participants and parents/guardians. To assist the Manager of Inclusion with in-service training for member district staff and NWSRA staff regarding inclusion and ADA. To recruit, hire, oversee and manage the inclusion staff. To assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate recreation and leisure programs for children and adults with disabilities. Represent NWSRA at meetings, support community access to recreation for individuals with disabilities and advocate for the development of recreation programs for everyone.

Summary of Duties: Demonstrate an understanding of the inclusion process and work closely with the inclusion team to support individuals with disabilities in the least restrictive environment and the most inclusive setting. Responsible for all the inclusion services for the assigned member districts including before and after school care, preschool, weekly programs, special events, trips and summer day camp. Responsible for responding to inclusion requests, observation of programs, recruiting, hiring, supervising, training, and evaluating inclusion staff, interpreters and volunteers. Conduct weekly inclusion site visits at the assigned member districts. Complete observations, assessments and follow up with the necessary paperwork, phone calls, and debriefing after each observation. Provide training of inclusion staff with the inclusion placements in assigned member districts. Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot and address behaviors, programming issues, and concerns regarding the inclusion placement and the inclusion process. Ability to develop, implement and evaluate behavior plans and inclusion plans based on Participant Care Guidelines.

Qualifications: Graduate from accredited college or university with a BA/BS degree in Therapeutic Recreation, Parks and Recreation, or related field of study. Must have knowledge of and ability to confidently work effectively with individuals with disabilities. Current National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) or the ability to get certified within an allotted amount of time determined by the policy of the Association and/or the Executive Director. Must have a minimum of two years of full time experience with children and adults with various disabilities.

Must attach current resume. For questions on this position, contact Darleen Negrillo – Superintendent of Administrative Services at Apply at

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 Northwest Special Recreation Association


Darleen Negrillo

 Closing Date

April 13, 2023

 $40,000-$55,000, plus benefits

SUMMARY The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and organizing recreational programs. This position is responsible for the oversight of the Preschool, Seniors, Early Childhood through Adult General Educational Programming, Facility Rentals and some Special Events. The position is full time, but hours may fluctuate to accommodate evening or weekend programs. Recreational programs are organized four times per year. Driving is a part of worker’s responsibilities, as he/she must transport participants to, from and during some activities.

QUALIFICATIONS Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Park and Recreation Management, Education or a related field. Also must have experience in operating recreation programs or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification by a professional association is preferred, or within one year of employment. On-going participation in continuing education seminars and workshops is desirable. A valid drivers license is required.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Superintendent of Recreation

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating programs and trips (early childhood-adult). 2. General phone use. 3. Active participation in programs, special events and trips. 4. Supervision of program instructors and seasonal staff for Park District. 5. Driving a car, van, or mini-bus to transport participants. 6. Perform all job tasks within rules and guidelines of the District’s safety program. 7. Prepares part-time / seasonal staff payroll. 8. Prepares program content for the seasonal brochure. 9. Hire, train and supervise staff for preschool, special events, early childhood and adult programs. 10.Prepare cost analysis budgeting of programs and activities. 11. Work with other agencies on cooperative programming efforts.

MARGINAL Functions: 1. Physical set up/ clean-up of recreational programs. 2. Assisting co-workers in Park District facility by handling new inventory shipments and transporting them to the appropriate location. 3. Assist with covering the front desk duties. 4. Promotion and marketing of recreation programs.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS: Must have ability to deal with other people under stressful situations.


ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS: May be required to work during various weather conditions, including hot temperatures.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS: Must have ability to read, write, and organize materials. Must be able to supervise others and have good safety awareness.

This position includes full benefits package.

Cover Letter and resume should be emailed to Tom Bower at

The Winfield Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Winfield Park District


Thomas Bower

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled



-B.S. in Recreation and Park Administration, Sports Management, Leisure Studies, Business Administration, or closely related field

-Knowledge in programming for all age groups

-Good organizational, communication, and computer skills

-CPR, first aid, and ARC Lifeguard certification required, or willing to obtain within 6 months of employment

-Valid state driver’s license

Duties and Responsibilities

-Works under the general supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation

-Supervises the Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation Coordinator, Recreation Center Staff, Special Interest Instructors, and Volunteers as assigned

-Plans, organizes, promotes, supervises, and evaluates a wide range of Community Recreation Programs, including aquatics, fitness, cultural arts, physical activities, and special events

-Manages and supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources

-Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments

-Trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned staff

-Provides leadership and direction in the development of short- and long-range goals

-Coordinates activities with other departments and agencies as needed

-Makes presentations to supervisors, boards, civic, groups, and the public

-Assists with brochures and program promotion

-Prepares reports, studies, and related information for decision-making purposes

-Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties

-Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances

-Coordinates recreation staff in the development and implementation of Community Recreation Programs and services

-Respond to public inquiries about programs by phone, correspondence, or public meetings

-Assists with the scheduling of activities at the Community Recreation Center

-Coordinates sports programs, registers participants, collects fees, acquires coaches and officials, assigns practice times, distributes, and collects equipment

-Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phones, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies, conducting classes and activities, helping set up equipment, tables, chairs, and mats for classes

-Serves as a member of various employee committees as needed

-Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office and moderately loud when in the field. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

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 City of Pontiac Parks and Recreation


Taylor Baxter

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Do you want to make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities and be part of an amazing team that provides life-enriching recreation and leisure opportunities? Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a full-time Recreation Specialist for Youth and Teens. This position is responsible for the implementation and development of leisure services for individuals with disabilities, with an emphasis on the youth/teen population. This position requires the application of specialized therapeutic training to formulate and administer a broad recreation delivery of services for individuals with disabilities without exclusion.

M-NASR is located just north of Chicago and has been providing recreational programs and services to individuals with disabilities since 1972. Today we serve over 1,300 children and adults in more than 600 programs, trips, and special events each year within our seven member districts:

Des Plaines Park District – Golf-Maine Park District – Morton Grove Park District – Niles Park District – Park Ridge Park District –Skokie Park District – Village of Lincolnwood Parks & Recreation

In exchange for outstanding skills, M-NASR is offering a starting salary of $50,000. Employees also receive a comprehensive benefits package including generous medical, dental, and vision plans; IMRF pension; optional 457 deferred compensation; paid time off including vacation, sick, and personal time; free personal fitness membership to one of the seven member park districts we serve; and the opportunity for 12 work from home days a year. This is a full-time, exempt position with hours that fluctuate to accommodate evening or weekend programs or meetings.

Essential Job Functions Include: • Assist in training and implementation of summer day camp program • Coordinate and oversee the after school care programs • Implement and assist recreation programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities by lesson planning, behavior management, equipment and supplies gathering and preparation, and program budgeting • Provide program leadership and supervision within all of M-NASR’s service areas • Support participant’s emotional and physical needs with lifting, transferring, and personal care • Transport participants with varying abilities using agency vehicles • Assist with agency-wide and Foundation special events • Advocate for community access to recreation opportunities • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school plus knowledge and/or training in Therapeutic Recreation, Special Education, Adaptive Physical Education or related field. • Knowledge and understanding of recreational needs of persons with disabilities. • Ability to complete the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) or comparable certification within six (6) months of employment. • Complete First Aid/CPR, AED, and other certifications as required within six (6) months of employment.
• A valid Driver’s License, class “D”, is required.

To join our team, candidates can email a resume and cover letter to Human Resources:

For more information please visit: M-NASR is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation


Keli Stonitsch

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled