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 15.00-16.56/hourly DOQ

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The City of Lake Forest is looking for qualified, individuals to serve as Lifeguards during the Forest Park Beach 2022 season.

Facility Hours of Operation are 9:00am-7:00pm, daily. Lifeguards will be staffed Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.

Management Opportunities available DOQ.

Examples of Duties Ensures the safety of beach patrons Prevents injuries and minimizing hazardous situations Enforces all facility policies, rules and regulations Acts in any emergency situation and staying with victim until help arrives Responds to patron concerns and inquiries in a professional manner Documents incidents/injuries
Records and maintains detailed reports; Facility cleanliness Safety inspections

Qualifications A VALID American Red Cross Lifeguarding & Beach Certification Must be able to work weekends and holidays Available from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend Supplemental Information Training Details Classroom: May21st On-Site: May22nd

*All Trainings are MANDATORY. Times and Dates are TBD.

Compensation $15 – $16.56 DOQ

Applications must be submitted by April 30th, 2022.

Please apply at:

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 City of Lake Forest



 Closing Date

April 30, 2022

 $12.00 per hour

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Opportunity at a Glance

Working on your degree in Recreation and/or Graphic Design? Join the Village of Orland Park’s award winning Recreation department this summer as an Intern and gain valuable experience. You will have an opportunity to work on achieving the goals and objectives of our Recreation Department as well as your degree program for a well-rounded intern experience.

Key Responsibilities

As a Recreation Intern you will provide general support to the day-to-day functions of the department. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting management and staff in the planning, organizing, implementation, research and the supervision of specific assigned recreation programming activities or functions and special events. This positon also maintains good relationships with community and interest groups, and agencies serving the area.

In addition, this position will also provide support to our graphic design team. Design support duties include assisting in production and layout using InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Print production, fulfillment, research analysis, reporting, leading, filing, processing media requests, photographing events and other duties as needed.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

To be considered for this position you should be working on a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Graphic Design or related field. Prior field work or part-time experience in the areas of recreation, graphic design or related area is preferred. Strong computer skills including experience with InDesign and Microsoft Office are required. Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, along with strict attention to detail are also needed. A high level of creativity is necessary.

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 Village of Orland Park


Jean Petrow

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $17.75 - $20.75 per hour

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The Assistant Manager works to provide for the optimal experience for preserve guests. Supervises employees engaged in the retail, operational, and event programming functions of the Preserves’ seasonal operations. Ensures efficient fee collections, cash control, and daily cash-out procedures for all aspects of the operation, and makes daily cash drops when required. Aids in the safety of patrons by enforcing facility rules and safety procedures. Facilitates the flow of information between preserve administration and employees. Inspects grounds, buildings and equipment to ensure safe operations, reporting any deficiencies to appropriate staff. May drive motorized vehicle to travel to different locations, and may operate support watercraft. Performs lifting tasks up to 50 pounds and other tasks that may require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting.

EXPERIENCE One year supervisory experience. Interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with staff, customers and the general public. Must possess good problem solving ability and good judgment. Knowledge relating to retail functions, including cash control and inventory control. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, setting priorities and producing desired results. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

HOW TO APPLY AND APPLICATION DEADLINES Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at

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 Lake County Forest Preserves


Laurel Diver

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $13.00 per hour

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General Responsibility: Supervise camp participants at a specific camp. Plan, lead and implement recreation activities for summer day campers while adhering to all NISRA policies.

Time: This is a summer only position, functioning during summer day camp session and two weeks prior. Hours are typically from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Except for half day camps which may be held from 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.), some evening or morning meetings may be required. Summer Day Camp Dates are Monday, June 13- Thursday, July 28, 2022 (No Camp July 4). Orientation will begin the week of June 1, 2022.

*$150.00 hiring bonus contingent on staff attendance

Responsible To: Site Director

Specific Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  1. Familiar with and adhere to NISRA policies & procedures.
  2. Develop and implement daily recreation lesson plans.
  3. Supervision of assigned group (safety, behavior management, planning, campers belongings, swim time, sunscreen).
  4. Complete daily notes home for assigned participants.
  5. Actively participate in camp activities, including swimming.
  6. Participate in weekly camp meetings.
  7. Assist in planning and conducting a parent’s night event.
  8. Assist campers with approved personal care, as needed (i.e. feeding, changing, toileting, diapering, etc.).
  9. Develop positive relationships with campers & parents/guardians and co-workers.
  10. Take care of supplies/equipment & keeping area clean
  11. Complete agency forms as needed (Camper Information Form, TR evaluations, etc.).
  12. Other duties as assigned


  1. Professional or college student in related field preferred.

  2. Access to reliable transportation.

  3. Experience working with people with disabilities preferred.

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 Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association (NISRA)


Jordan Miller

 Closing Date

May 28, 2022


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The Village of Hawthorn Woods Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a summer Parks & Recreation 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 and Movies in the Park. They will also assist in areas including aquatics and registration.

The Parks & 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 Parks & 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.

QUALIFICATIONS: CPR/First Aid certification is a plus. Applicants will be required to successfully pass a background check and drug test prior to employment. 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.

APPLY: We are proud of our dedicated and exceptional staff and welcome your application to join our team. Interested candidates should visit to download an application to complete and submit to Katreina York, Chief Financial Officer [Mail: 2 Lagoon Drive, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047 | Email: | Fax: (847) 847-3591]

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 Village of Hawthorn Woods


Katreina York
(847) 847-3590

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled