The Glencoe Park District Recreation Internship provides a comprehensive experience of district operations including administration, programming, employee supervision, facility management, camps, aquatics, ice rink (seasonal), special events, marketing and maintenance based on the interests of the intern and needs of the Park District.
Qualifications: Currently working towards a college degree in Parks and Recreation or related field. Knowledge of the theories, practices, and philosophies of community recreational programming.
Recreation Intern must possess exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to maintain exceptional working relationships with peers, community groups, volunteers, independent contractors, co-workers, staff, supervisors and the public.
Hours: Intern hours will vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events; however, the Intern will work approximately 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends when needed.
General Description: Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, Assistant Superintendent of Recreation, and the Intern Supervisor, the Recreation Intern experience will be approximately: • 40% project oriented (2019 winter/spring: special events and seasonal hiring; 2019 summer: Otter concessions cart and Swanson concessions) • 30% experiential allowing for exploration into various program areas and recreation venues • 20% special interest designed in conjunction with the selected candidate • 10% professional development, including mentoring and networking
Job Requirements: The selected candidate must: • Work cooperatively and harmoniously with the general public, class participants, parents and fellow employees. • Display professionalism in oral and written communications. • Manage personal schedule, combining pre-scheduled activities, special events, meetings, and university requirements. • Work with Intern Supervisor to resolve difficult situations in a respectful, positive manner. • Attend weekend and evening programs and/or special events, as required. • Provide timely, accurate paperwork and reporting. • Lead small and large groups of patrons or staff in activities, as directed. • Encourage the safety of all program participants and fellow staff by following Park District Safety Guidelines.
Qualifications: • Must produce valid driver’s license and provide own transportation • Must be a current student pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in recreation or related field
Approximate Hours: • Up to 40 hours per week, 12 week employment opportunity
Salary: • $9.00/hour
To Apply: Submit an application online at www.stcparks.org/jobs. Be sure to submit a cover letter and resume with online application.
The Northbrook Park District is seeking motivated and creative Counselors to work part-time at our Before & Afterschool Care Program during the 2018-2019 school year. Must be available Monday-Friday from 6:45am-8:30am and/or 2:45-6:30pm during the school year.
Qualifications: Must be at least 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.
Duties and Responsibilities: Lead a group of children through daily before or after-school activities including snack, homework, arts & crafts and gym games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop-off and pickup, supervising safety and supporting the Site Director with activity planning.
Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs
The Northbrook Park District seeks a hardworking, energetic professional to fill the position of Challenge Programs Coordinator to coordinate and schedule year-round use of the Teams Challenge Course, maintain Teams Course/Climbing Wall records and oversee staff, as well as other job duties as they pertain to Challenge Programs. Position is part-time, year round and requires 10-20 hours a week, depending on the season.
Qualifications: College degree (or comparable experience in working with people and programs) in education, recreation, social work or a related field is highly desirable. Minimum of 3-5 years experience in the field of environmental education, Teams Courses facilitation and/or related fields. Must possess strong skills in leadership, staff development, innovative programming and computer applications. Excellent communication and customer service skills required.
Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for the daily coordination of the Teams Course/Climbing Wall, including client scheduling and staff/facilitator scheduling. Assist in the development of course administration processes and effective marketing strategies, as well as the implementation and evaluation of program offerings. Must be willing to work as a Challenge Programs Facilitator as needed.
Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs
Hours: Tuesday’s Tot classes from 4:30-6:15pm, Thursdays Hip Hop/Tap/Solo/Duets classes from 4:30pm-9pm and Saturday’s Tot classes from 9:30am-11:45am. Substitute hours may vary depending on when you are needed.
Qualifications: Must be currently instructing classes. Previous experience interacting and teaching children are a plus. Must meet minimum qualification to teach beginner level classes of three or more disciplines. Must be CPR and First Aid certification. Must have a valid IL driver’s license and provide own transportation.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, the Dance Instructor is responsible for teaching a variety of dance programs. The Dance Instructor is responsible for general classroom management, planning, and instruction including dance terminology, warm ups, basic stretching, dance technique, and choreographed routines. During the recital session, instructors are responsible for selecting costumes, assisting in measuring dancers, assisting in handing out costumes and any information that is needed. This is an at-will position.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please fill out our job application online: http://www.applitrack.com/rmparks/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp
Contact: Andrea Wilford, Recreation Supervisor Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (847) 818-3200 x225 Address: 3705 Pheasant Drive Rolling Meadows, IL 60008