The Riverside Parks & Recreation Department is excited to offer a unique, 6-month paid internship opportunity to individuals interested in expending their expertise in a recreation setting. The Riverside Parks & Recreation department is a small, close-knit group of individuals. Each staff member in this department has a big heart and the desire to provide opportunities to continue to better the community. Working with this small department offers the opportunity to see and work in all facets of recreation. The Village of Riverside is a town of approximately 9,000 residents and the Recreation Department is responsible for most town wide programs and special events.
We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals committed to being a part of our hard-working team. Interns will learn what goes into the planning and execution of special events, assist in a recreation office setting, support youth programming such as Summer Camp, Before & After School, and youth classes, and much more. Responsibilities will change seasonally, and there are some nights, weekends, and early mornings based on the special events as is the nature of Recreation.
Interns should expect to work 20-30 hours per week. Interns will assume responsibility in many areas of daily operations, including (but not limited to) staff supervision, customer service, youth and adult programming, special event planning & implementation, administrative duties, and assistance with the Before & After School program. Preferred qualities applicable to this position include:
• Highly Motivated
• Able to manage and lead multiple projects at once
• Goal Oriented
• Highly skilled in written and oral communication
• Team Player
• Highly skilled in Microsoft office, including Word & Excel
• Experience working in youth camp, school, or before & after school setting
Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and exemplary driving record. Candidates must be CPR/AED certified or willing to attend and complete training provided by the Recreation Department.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply at www.riverside.il.us and complete the on-line application under the Departments tab/Parks & Recreation/General Information/Employment Opportunities. Contact Annie Hanrahan, Program Coordinator, with questions.
The Guest Services Representative performs duties to provide customer service to the members and guests of the Buffalo Grove Fitness Center. This position is a part-time year round position that requires approximately 30 hours per week on the closing shift. This position is benefit eligible, including medical insurance.
1. Must have a pleasant personality with the ability to interact with different types of personalities.
2. Excellent attention to detail while working in a fast paced environment.
3. Greet and check in all members upon entering and leaving the facility with a smile.
4. Answer the phone in a polite and professional manner using the scripted salutation.
5. Able to work the phone system so to retrieve messages and transfer calls and messages to the appropriate department or person.
6. Follow all facility and Buffalo Grove Park District safety rules.
7. Must have computer knowledge and be able to learn new programs quickly. Experience with RecTrac and Microsoft Office preferred.
8. Perform opening and closing procedures and paperwork including reconciling of cash and sales made during the day and verifying correct dollar amount to be deposited.
9. Assist members in a friendly and pleasant manor during challenging situations.
10. Have working knowledge of all of our policies, procedures and class offerings.
11. Keep the front desk clean.
12. Will be required to work annual events such as but not limited to: The Labor Day Stampede, Member Picnic, Senior Health and Fitness day.
Education and Experience:
1. High school diploma or GED or equivalent required.
2. Customer service experience required.
Salary: $10.00 to $11.00 per hour
Come make a Splash at the Homewood-Flossmoor Racquet & Fitness Club in Homewood, IL as the new Aquatics Coordinator!
We are seeking someone who is energetic, creative, certified, organized, and...must love water.
EDUCATION/TRAINING: • 21 years of age • CPR & Starfish Swim Instructor Trainer • StarGuard Certification • 2 years experience instructing swim lessons and constructing programs • strong aquatic skills
ESSENTIALS: • Organize, implement, supervise, and evaluate swim program • Actively recruit, train, and evaluate staff • Monitor performance of teaching techniques and lifeguard performance • Prepare work schedules • Prepare reports as needed • Promote good relationships with public, staff, and members • Sub for staff when necessary • Perform inventory on pool supplies. Maintain pool facility. • Adhere to all policies and procedures and safety precautions.
This position reports to the Assistant Manager of the H-F Racquet & Fitness Club. This is a part-time position with flexible hours during day, evening, & weekend shifts.
This is great opportunity to use your knowledge and experience to develop a strong aquatics program, implement new/trending programs, and produce special events! For a copy of the actual job description and to apply please go to hfparks.com/employment.
Benefits include: free individual Club membership, retirement program, Park District discounts, plus more. The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is an equal employment opportunity employer.
The Northfield Park District is seeking qualified, enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individuals to work in our Before and After School Care Programs, which are designed to provide a safe recreational experience for children. Position is during the 2019-20 school year and is part-time.
As a Before & After School Leader you are responsible for creating and leading participants in a variety of recreational activities appropriate for children kindergarten to 3rd grade. This includes snack, homework, arts & crafts and indoor and outdoor games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop-off and pick-up, supervising safety and supporting leadership staff with activity planning.
Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old and have 2 years of experience working with children. Enrollment in, or completion of, a college degree in education, recreation or related field is highly desirable.
Hours: (Hiring for 5-day Morning and/or Afternoon shifts): 8/19/19 – 6/10/20 Mornings: M-F from 6:45-8:30am Afternoons: M-F from 1:30-6:00pm
Pay Range: $12-$20/hour. DOQ.
To apply please complete application under the "Get Involved" tab of our website at www.northfieldparks.org and/or submit resume to Jim Reuter at email@example.com. All questions can also be directed to Jim.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, and efforts of working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances change: e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological developments, etc.
Before & After School Leaders
The Lombard Park District is seeking enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individuals to work in Club Rec, our before and after school program. Club Rec is Lombard Park District’s before and after school program designed to provide a safe recreational experience for children. Positions for Counselors, Assistant Site Supervisors and Site Supervisors are available for all five of our school sites.
As a Club Rec leader you are responsible for creating and leading participants in a variety of recreational activities appropriate for children kindergarten to 5th grade. This includes snack, homework, arts & crafts and indoor and outdoor games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop-off and pickup, supervising safety and supporting leadership staff with activity planning.
Qualifications: Must be 16 years of age. Experience working with children is preferred. Enrollment in a college degree program in education, recreation or a related field is desired.
Additional Information: Must be available Monday-Friday from 6:45am-8:45am and/or 3:00pm-6:00pm during the school year (mid-August to early June).
Pay: Depends on Qualifications and position applying for, starting at $10/hour
To Apply: Please visit us at www.lombardparks.com – go to “Home” and then “Job Opportunities” to complete our online job application.