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Come join our fun preschool team; our cook is one of the most popular people in our school! Our prep cook is in charge of prepping and serving both AM and PM snacks, as well as serving a catered lunch to our preschool students. The hours are M-F, 7:30 AM-1:30 PM.

Under the direction of the Early Childhood Director, the Prep Cook is responsible for completing food and supply orders, creating a healthy, versatile menu, managing the organization of the kitchen, serving meals and snacks at the correct times and temperatures, and managing lunch supplies and equipment according to Department of Children and Family Services and Public Health Department regulations.

Enjoy the benefits of being a prep cook while not working in the restaurant industry. No holidays, no weekends, and no last-minute schedule changes!

Shall have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate. Must have or be willing to complete food handler certificate and food sanitization course supplied by the State of Illinois. Previous kitchen experience preferred.

The Cook shall receive and oversee food ordering, distribute food to each classroom, be in charge of meal prep and execution, and cleaning food serving materials and surfaces after use.  The Cook shall develop and contribute to a harmonious work place within the center.

All part-time employees must pass a criminal background check, which is paid for by the Glencoe Park District.  Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License.

Required Knowledge
A proven technical knowledge of the content of the position.

Required Skills
Must be dependable and flexible, with good safety awareness and sound judgment.  Worker must be able to understand and follow rules and instructions.  Must have the ability to read, write, and organize material. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Daily prep and kitchen maintenance
  • Communicate with teachers on classroom needs and allergy concerns
  • Maintain good personal hygiene and a professional appearance
  • Follow policies of the center and of the Glencoe Park District
  • Follow all DCFS and Public Health Department standards
  • Provide meals punctually and with all necessary materials/components
  • Organize and maintain food and food storage
  • Participate in activities leading to professional growth
  • Maintain prompt hours; notify the EC Director in the event of illness
  • Attend staff meetings and school functions
  • Any other assigned duties

Records and Reports
  • Keep all food logs and cleaning charts updated; serve and manage foods in accordance with regulations
  • Track menu changes and maintain menu records
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Early Childhood Director

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 Glencoe Park District


Jessica Stockl

 Closing Date

October 06, 2023

 $85,750 to $104,750

The Superintendent of Business oversees the day-to-day operation of the District’s business department. The position is responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, budgeting, payroll, cash management, reconciliations, and financial statements.

Supervision Received
The Superintendent of Business functions under the direct supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration.

Supervision Exercised
The Superintendent of Business supervises three employees: Cash Control Associate, Disbursement Associate, and Billing Associate.

Provide daily assistance and supervision.

Conduct staff meetings.

Coordinate training and development, including cross-training.

Provide mentoring for advancement.

Prepare and conduct performance reviews.

Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual audits are completed as required.

Coordinate supporting documentation for the auditing firm as required.

Prepare statistical requirements per Government Finance Officers Association best practices.

Act as liaison for the District with the auditing firm.

Maintain and reconcile the general ledger and all subsidiary ledgers.

Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.

Ensure archiving of District reports.

Monitor membership/participation information as required.

Ensure accurate processing of all electronic billing functions.

Ensure archiving of patron documentation.

Assist the Director of Finance and Administration and other staff with the budget process.

Process monthly bank reconciliations.

Monitor the District’s cash and investments.

Coordinate all banking correspondence.

Prepare District bond/interest payments for review/submission.

Prepare and process sales and payroll tax payments.

Attend staff meetings as scheduled.

Process and maintain all reports necessary to perform required tasks.

Prepare monthly journal entries as needed.

Prepare monthly board reports and other documentation as required.

Help improve business and district operations by developing new procedures.

Assist with proprietary software upgrades and database maintenance.

Recommend and ensure utilization of best practices.

Have a complete understanding of all business staff positions and duties and be able to fill in for them as necessary.

Attend board meetings in the absence of the Director of Finance and Administration.

Perform any other projects or duties at the discretion Director of Finance and Administration.

Attend professional educational training and remain informed about current trends and responsibilities.

Serve on various district and departmental committees.

Be familiar with the district procedures necessary for accomplishing required tasks.

5-7 years of accounting or related field experience.

3-5 years of supervisory experience.

Experience with District software is desirable.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.

CPA or Master’s degree preferred.

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 Hoffman Estates Park District


Kimberly Engler

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 40,000.00 per year

To apply please complete an online employment application on our website:;

The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 171 parks and 48 miles of inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District&hellip;Where Fun Begins</p>

The Fox Valley Park District is an Equal Opportunity. Minority candidates encouraged to apply


Under the direction supervision of the Fox Fitness Group Exercise and Fitness Operations Manager, the Fitness Desk Coordinator is responsible for the administration and operations of the fitness desk, at Fox Fitness Vaughan, for the hiring, supervision, training, scheduling, and evaluating of fitness desk personnel. The Fitness Desk Coordinator handles the front-line communication with fitness members and daily guests and responds to any issues or concerns with compassion and excellent customer service. The Fitness Desk Coordinator will lead staff meetings and mentor staff to exemplify the Fox Fitness brand. Other responsibilities include maintaining quality customer service, overseeing the cash handling process, ensuring confidentiality of information, troubleshooting membership issues, and gaining a comprehensive understanding of the RecTrac recreation software. Perform other duties as assigned by the Fox Fitness Group Exercise and Fitness Operations Manager. This is an at-will position.


Experience working in a fitness environment and a working knowledge of fitness programming and fitness floor operations preferred. High school diploma or GED required with some college coursework preferred. At least two years of administrative office experience and previous supervisory experience in a customer service role required. Communication and problem-solving skills are essential. Comprehensive computer/systems knowledge in Word, Excel, and Outlook with the ability to learn additional applications. Familiarity with database management, RecTrac Recreation software strongly desired. Previous cash handling experience required. Excellent organizational and time management skills with attention to detail and ability to multi-task is essential. Must present a professional appearance and maintain integrity of confidential information. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation

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 Fox Valley Park District


To apply please complete an online employment application on our website:;

 Closing Date

November 17, 2023

 $55,000 - $63,000

JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Foss Park District: Assistant Business Manager

ABOUT US: The Foss Park District is a local government agency that provides recreational programs and parks for the participants, which is mainly North Chicago, IL. Foss Park District facilities include an 18 hole golf course, clubhouse and pavilion, recreation center, and various parks throughout the district.

JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant Business Manager has responsibilities and involved in all aspects of the accounting including Accounts Payable, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, and General Ledger. Main duties include verifying, recording and analyzing general ledger entries, maintaining the fixed asset reporting system, and preparing reconciliations and financial reports, as well as all accounting for the Foss Park District and other accounting and record keeping functions as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, will consider experience in lieu of formal education. At least 2 years of relevant work experience and fund accounting experience preferred. The best candidates will have significant knowledge of accounting practices, government accounting strongly preferred, and procedures and experience working with various accounting software and programs. Foss Park District currently uses several computer programs in addition to MSI Accounting Software and Paylocity Payroll System.

HOURS: This is a full-time, salaried position. Hours are generally Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm.

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:

• Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO • Dental Coverage • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Please submit your Resume to:

If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately. The Foss Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Foss Park District


Bradley Skof

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $44,500.00 - $48,500.00

Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA), is a two-time National Gold Medal winner and leader in the field of special recreation. WDSRA is a progressive organization that is focused on meeting the needs of both its communities and its employees in the best manner possible. We are seeking motivated, qualified professionals to join our dynamic team. We are building our culture through flexibility and work-life integration, a competitive benefits package, a supportive team environment, and a renewed focus on talent management. We hope you consider applying to become a valued member of our energetic and enthusiastic organization.

The Inclusion supervisor candidate should be energetic, detail-oriented, creative at solving problems, and passionate about inclusion.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

• Provide specialty training to seasonal inclusion staff in areas of ADA compliance, and behavior management, handle with care crisis management techniques and oversee their performance in inclusion programs, and mentor/support staff as needed.

• Analyze member district program requirements then secure appropriate staff support based on participant needs and staff skillset, create/secure necessary support tools, and provide appropriate communications with all parties to ensure a successful inclusion experience.

• Assess participant needs and develop individualized accommodation plans addressing ADA compliance, and behavior management and handle with care crisis management techniques to ensure each participant's success and safety during inclusion programs. Maintain participant records by conducting new family intakes and updating medical information as needed.

• Develop and conduct training sessions for full-time and seasonal member district staff on the inclusion process and best practices, ADA compliance, disability awareness, behavior management, and crisis management. Develop & maintain relationships with member district staff and provide mentoring/on-site assistance.

• Maintain up-to-date program records in registration, seasonal staff scheduling, timekeeping database, and various other spreadsheets to accurately report participation, seasonal staff hours worked, inclusion billing, etc.

• Approve seasonal inclusion staff timesheets for bi-weekly payroll processing.

• Fill the role of Head Instructor, Assistant, Driver, or Inclusion staff as needed in programs by executing established lesson plans, encouraging participant engagement, and ensuring participant safety. Monitor after-hours/weekend phone and respond to on-call situations as needed.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Fulfill your job duties in line with agency policies, mission, vision, core values, and cultural expectations


• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university based on a major in Therapeutic Recreation or a related field

• A minimum of three (3) years working with individuals with disabilities

• Behavior Management, training, and scheduling experience preferred

A Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) and/or Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred

To apply go to:

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 Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA)


Lisa Santoria

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled