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 $10.00-$13.00 with Possible IMRF

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Description: Custodial work example and not limited to: floor, bathroom, shower stalls, classrooms, common areas and recreation support activities such as set up and clean up for events and programs. Snow shoveling in winter months, ability to lift 50 lbs, bending and twisting. Person must be motivated to work on their own most nights.

Job Summary: 20 to 30 hrs per week. IMRF possible. Now hiring all shifts. Hours vary depending on shift from 4am-11pm.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older

Working Conditions: Indoors and occasional outside work weather dependent

Application Procedure: Apply Online

https://www.applitrack.com/lemontpd/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=116&posFirstChoice=Labor&posSpecialty=Custodial%20/%20Housekeeping

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 Lemont Park District

 Contact

Josh Rogowski
630-257-6787
jrogowski@lemontparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $12.00/hour

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DESCRIPTION The Recreation Intern is a temporary position that reports to the Director of Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Intern will be exposed to a broad range of Recreation Management concepts, situations, and experiences meant to provide additional training and educational experience to college students who wish to find a position in the field of Recreation (or similar) field upon the completion of their undergraduate or graduate degree. Being selected as a Recreation Intern does not guarantee employment with Pontiac Parks and Recreation upon completion. Recreation Interns should be available to work consistent with the hours prescribed by their college or university program which may include evenings and /or weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS • Education: Must be a student in good academic standing currently enrolled in, or have recently completed, a college undergraduate or graduate degree. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Recreation Management (or a related field). • Skills: Must be able to take direction and assist in planning, leading, managing, troubleshooting and evaluating recreational events, programs and facilities. Must be comfortable in front of large crowds of people, and comfortable leading activities. Must work well with people of all ages, especially children. Must be able to use basic reading, writing, and computer skills to learn, understand, and apply Park District policies and procedures. • Certifications: Valid Driver’s License, First-Aid, CPR, and AED certification (or ability to obtain one within first 2 weeks of hire – training provided) • Competencies: Candidates must demonstrate through a personal interview and reference check that they are able to work with people of all ages, especially children, and possess a basic knowledge of the Recreation Industry such that they can understand the tasks they will be provided.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The ideal Recreation Intern should be motivated with strong multi-tasking skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Under the supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation and experienced Parks and Recreation staff, Recreation Interns will have the opportunity to expand their education by learning how recreation facilities, programs, and events operate, understanding the roles of the Parks and Recreation staff, and becoming familiar with safety standards and procedures. Pontiac Parks and Recreation is introducing a new Summer Day Camp. The Recreation Intern will be leading, the one week per month, Summer Day Camp. Recreation Interns will also be asked to “shadow” and assist Parks and Recreation staff with certain tasks and functions which include, but are not limited to, performing various administrative functions to support Parks and Recreation programs; attending and observing meetings; performing research and writing assignments; and assisting Parks and Recreation staff with the development of assigned projects.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS • Movement of supplies and equipment is necessary, generally up to 50 lbs. Bending, twisting and kneeling may be necessary in support of the programming areas. • Work performed will be at indoor and outdoor environments so exposure to the sun, light rain, wind, and other weather factors who should be expected as well as exposure to extreme temperatures while working outdoors.

SALARY This is a paid internship. The current pay is $12.00 per hour.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICIES, SAFETY, ETC. It is expected that all Pontiac Parks and Recreation Staff comply with the policies and procedures as set forth by the Pontiac City Council. Resources that outline these policies and procedures include the Personnel Policy Manual and Safety Manual, other written or verbal procedures as provided by your supervisor. As all situations cannot be documented even in manuals such as these, it is further expected that your actions as an employee are always performed with safety in mind, respect of your fellow staff and customers in mind, and at the direction of your supervisor. It is expected that all staff learn and understand these policies and procedures.

HOW TO APPLY Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume along with references by email to Taylor Baxter, Director of Parks and Recreation. His email is taylor.baxter@pontiac.org.

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 City of Pontiac Parks and Recreation

 Contact

Taylor Baxter
815-844-6818
taylor.baxter@pontiac.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10.00 / Hr.

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Niles Park District is excited to offer an array of summer internship opportunities for current college students and recent graduates. Enthusiastic and driven applicants are encouraged to submit their credentials for openings in the following areas:

  • Athletics

  • Aquatic Facility Operations

  • General Recreation and Summer Camps

  • Golf Course Operations

  • Ice Rink Operations

  • Marketing

  • Park Services & Groundskeeping

  • Tennis Facility Operations

Interns can expect to work 20-35 hours per week. Specific job responsibilities will vary by facility. Interns will gain experience across a wide range of essential tasks, including: revenue & inventory control, programming, staff supervision, customer service, special event planning & implementation, and marketing. Requirements applicable to all positions include:

  • Area of study in Recreation / Leisure Studies or related field.

  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to respectfully and effectively communicate with fellow staff, program participants, and facility users of all ages.

  • Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification (or be able to attend Niles Park District training to become certified).

For more information, or to apply, please contact Peter Dubs at 847-583-2735 or email pdubs@niles-parks.org

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 Niles Park District

 Contact

Peter Dubs
847-583-2735
pdubs@niles-parks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $400 / Week

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DESCRIPTION

The Recreation Intern is a temporary position that reports to the Director of Recreation. The Recreation Intern will be exposed to a broad range of Recreation Management concepts, situations, and experiences meant to provide additional training and educational experience to college students who wish to find a position in the field of Recreation (or similar) field upon the completion of their undergraduate or graduate degree. Being selected as a Recreation Intern does not guarantee employment with the Gurnee Park District upon completion. Recreation Interns should be available to work consistent with the hours prescribed by their college or university program which may include evenings and /or weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Education: Must be a student in good academic standing currently enrolled in, or have recently completed, a college undergraduate or graduate degree. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Recreation Management (or a related field).
• Skills: Must be able to take direction and assist in planning, leading, managing, troubleshooting and evaluating recreational events, programs and facilities. Must be comfortable in front of large crowds of people, and comfortable leading activities. Must work well with people of all ages, especially children. Must be able to use basic reading, writing, and computer skills to learn, understand, and apply Park District policies and procedures. • Certifications: Valid Driver’s License, First-Aid, CPR, and AED certification (or ability to obtain one within first 2 weeks of hire – training provided) • Competencies: Candidates must demonstrate through a personal interview and reference check that they are able to work with people of all ages, especially children, and possess a basic knowledge of the Recreation Industry such that they can understand the tasks they will be provided.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The ideal Recreation Intern should be motivated with strong multi-tasking skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Under the supervision of the Director of Recreation and experienced Park District staff, Recreation Interns will have the opportunity to expand their education by learning how recreation facilities, programs, and events operate, understanding the roles of Park District staff, and becoming familiar safety standards and procedures. Recreation Interns will be asked to “shadow” and assist Park District staff with certain tasks and functions which include, but are not limited to, performing various administrative functions to support Park District programs; attending and observing meetings; performing research and writing assignments; and assisting Park District staff with the development of assigned projects.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Movement of supplies, equipment and uniforms is necessary, generally up to 50 lbs. Bending, twisting and kneeling may be necessary in support of the programming areas.
  • Work performed will be at indoor and outdoor environments so exposure to the sun, light rain, wind, and other weather factors who should be expected as well as exposure to extreme temperatures while working outdoors.

SALARY

This is an unpaid internship. The Park District does provide a weekly $400 stipend as long as there is sufficient funding.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICIES, SAFETY, ETC.

It is expected that all Gurnee Park District Staff comply with the policies and procedures as set forth by the Gurnee Park District Board of Commissioners. Resources that outline these policies and procedures include the Personnel Policy Manual, Safety Manual, Departmental Manual, Area or Job Specific Manuals and other written or verbal procedures as provided by your supervisor. As all situations cannot be documented even in manuals such as these, it is further expected that your actions as an employee are always performed with safety in mind, respect of your fellow staff and customers in mind, and at the direction of your supervisor. The Gurnee Park District has developed the SOFFI Customer Service Standards as a guide to our agency’s expectations and recommendations for successful work behavior. It is expected that all staff learn and understand these policies and procedures.

HOW TO APPLY: Go to https://tinyurl.com/GPD-Recreation-Intern-2019

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 Gurnee Park District

 Contact

Michael Wick
847-599-3746
mwick@gurneeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10/hour

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BASIC FUNCTION: The Recreation Intern is responsible for gaining knowledge in the development, implementation and evaluation of a broad range of programs and events within assigned area. This positon could require coordination of athletic programs, swim team, special events, customer service, marketing and promotion of the fitness center. The internship will provide a well-rounded experience to an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Include but are not limited to the following: • Prepare and submit reports and projects as required by sponsoring university. • Contact and meet with each key personnel in the district to learn the aspects of recreation programming, special event planning, fitness center operations, pool operations, athletic programing, golf operations, budgeting, HR, marketing and management. • Develop and implement goals and objectives. • Compile a resource file. • Assist with planning, organization, implementation and oversight of recreation programs and special events: specifically athletics, swim team and Block Party. • Provide direct leadership and supervision for three special events as directed by Supervisor of Recreation. • Provide customer service at community center after training. • Promote Fitness Center membership. • Complete short term projects as directed by the Superintendent of Recreation. • Accompany participants to swim meets. • Transport program participants and supplies via park district vehicles. • Coordinate meeting with eight related agencies. • Coordinate meeting with NWSRA.

OTHER DUTIES:

Follow appropriate safety regulations and procedures. • Administer First Aid, when required. • Attend Board Meetings, staff and professional meetings and trainings as directed by the Superintendent of Recreation. • Perform all other related duties as directed by Superintendent of Recreation.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: The candidate must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s degree in Recreation, Leisure Services, or a related field. All necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years of undergraduate course work.Minimum six (6) months experience in a recreational setting, preferably in a recreation department. May be obtained through a combination of volunteer, seasonal, part time, or temporary positions. Has acquired necessary special competencies in the field of specialization for doing fieldwork. Must have completed all university requirements for internship placement.

KNOWLEDGE: General knowledge of recreation, parks and leisure service field. General knowledge of recreation principles and philosophy within specific area of responsibility. Specific knowledge of recreation programs and services for assigned area of responsibility.

LICENSE: Valid driver's license

CERTIFICATION: CPR/AED and First Aid, must obtain within 30 days of hire.

HOURS: Candidates should be prepared to work 40 hours per week: Monday through Friday with various evening and weekend hours - FSLA: Non-Exempt

HOW TO APPLY: Go to www.phparks.org to apply. Please be sure to upload your resume and a cover letter in addition to filling out the application in full.

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 Prospect Heights Park District

 Contact

Julie Caporusso
847-666-4862
jcaporusso@phparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled