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Qualifications: Must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies or related field. All necessary University or College requirements must be met to be eligible. Must possess a valid driver’s License.

Duties: The internship will give a broad range of experience in all areas of park district operations, including but not limited to: Administration, aquatics, camps, athletics, special events, fitness, child care and seniors. To apply, please complete our on-line application at www.mundeleinparks.org and please include your resume.

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 Mundelein Park & Recreation Dist.

 Contact

Scott Schleiden
sschleiden@mundeleinparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $11-$12 per hour DOQ

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The Day Camp Director is responsible for the direct supervision of the Day Camp Counselors, on site administrative duties and assisting in leading activities for the campers. Camp hours range from 9am - 3:15pm, with 45 additional minutes allotted for planning, clean up and meetings, Monday through Friday, during the summer months. This is an at-will position.

Qualifications -Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. -Must be at least 21 years of age. -Must have a valid driver's license. -Must be CPR and AED certified, or be available for certification prior to camp program. -Must possess the knowledge and skills of planning, organizing and leading a variety of creative and quality activities. -Must have at least two (2) years of experience leading children, outdoor recreation, nature awareness and camp crafts. -Must possess experience or skills to supervise a staff of peers. -Must be willing to drive a 15 passenger vehicle as a means of transporting campers and staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -The Director must instruct the Day Camp Counselors when to arrive for, and when to depart from camp. -Responsible for the direction of counselors during training to complete lesson plans and newsletters for the first session of camp. -Must assist the Recreation Manager in the preparation and presentation of day camp staff training. -Responsible for collecting and approving lesson plans and newsletters from counselors, submitting a copy of lesson plans to Recreation Manager as requested and ready newsletters in appropriate time for distribution. -Employee must notify Recreation Manager of any parent concerns or discipline issues, major health or safety hazards. -Follow all accident reporting procedures including the completion of accident/incident forms. -Must be fair and consistent in maintaining discipline and maintain a positive attitude. -Employee must exemplify the Streamwood Park District's proper standard of dress and enforce policy. -Responsible for following, and making sure counselors follow all pool rules and expectations. -Make sure any equipment used is put away promptly and neatly after activities. -Report any equipment damage, supplies needed or shortages to the Recreation Manager. -Must adhere to the program budget and seek approval of purchases. -Employee to conduct and participate in weekly staff meetings. -Must demonstrate, lead and support the park district mission statement, vision and core values. -Employee must perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Streamwood Park District and its safety program.

-Employee must be able to work independently with general direction of the Recreation Manager. -Must have the ability to delegate work, where appropriate, in order to accomplish work most effectively. -Employee must demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work. -Must have the ability to recognize priorities and meet deadlines. -Employee must possess enthusiasm and drive with a desire to accomplish goals and objectives.

The employee may be required to work both inside and outside during various environmental conditions, such as, but not limited to rain, hot and cold temperatures, exposure to dust, fumes, dirt and noise. The employee must operate and handle assigned equipment and be able to perform moderate manual tasks.

For more information, and to fill out an application, please visit www.spdcares.com.

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 Streamwood Park District

 Contact

Steven Muenz
630-483-3091
smuenz@spdcares.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $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

 $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