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 $9.25/hour

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Responsibilities: The Village of Hawthorn Woods Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a summer 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, Movies in the Park, and Car Show Cruise Nights. They will also assist in areas including aquatics and registration. The intern will be scheduled 20-25 hours per week; nights, weekends, and holidays will be required. The 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 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: 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.

How to Apply: We are proud of our dedicated and exceptional staff and welcome your application to join our team. Applicants will be required to successfully pass a background check and drug test prior to employment. Interested candidates should submit the job application available at www.vhw.org/jobs to Kristin Kazenas, Director of Human Resources. Email: kkazenas@vhw.org or fax (847) 847-3591.

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 Village of Hawthorn Woods

 Contact

Amy Mason
(847) 847-3533
amason@vhw.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $9.00/hour

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JOB IDENTIFICATION

Job Title: Recreation Intern / Salary: $9.00/hour, 12 weeks - Summer / FLSA: Non-Exempt / Department: Recreation

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS- Reports to: Assistant Superintendent of Recreation

BASIC FUNCTION- The Recreation Intern, under the supervision and direction of appropriate staff, is responsible for gaining knowledge in the development, implementation, evaluation and modification of a broad range of creative, customer-driven programs within assigned area. This position requires the maintenance and coordination of all programming aspects which could include brochure production, budgeting, marketing, quality control, revenue generation/expense control and customer related issues.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

-Plan, develop, budget and implement assigned programs and events to contribute to the District’s success.

-Prepare reports, statistics and program evaluations for continuous improvement of future operations.

-Coordinate and schedule use of facilities for programming in coordination with other program supervisors.

-Develop promotional materials and cross promote within related program areas.

-Continue education on new industry related issues, procedures and techniques.

-Maintain and promote excellent customer service relations with participants, parents, and other affiliates.

-Maintain a working knowledge of all general and department safety rules. Enforce safety rules and improve public and employee knowledge by preventing, confronting and correcting unsafe behavior.

-Complete all school related reports and projects, as assigned.

OTHER DUTIES

-Administer First Aid, when required.

-Adhere to all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Manual and Crisis Manual.

-Direct participants in the event of an emergency, such as fire, severe weather.

-Communicate with appropriate full time supervisor regarding any equipment needing repair or replacement.

-Attend related training and meetings as requested.

-Perform other related duties and/or special projects as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, or related field

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of undergraduate coursework.

Certifications: CPR & First Aid Certification preferred, Classes available through Park District. Valid Illinois Driver’s license is necessary.

To apply, please fill out an application on our website at http://www.desplainesparks.org/

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 Des Plaines Park District

 Contact

Jennifer Boys
(847) 391-5091
JBoys@DPParks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $250 weekly stipend

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Recreation Intern $250/week Stipend Approximate 40 hrs./week, 10-12 week seasonal Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Intern will assist with projects, programs and events to receive an all-encompassing experience. This will include, but is not limited to, summer camps, summer enrichment, special events (Community Market, Monday Night Movies, Music in the Park, Car Show, Arts & Crafts Fairs, etc.), senior programming, and general administration, budgeting and marketing. Besides planning and executing Touch-a-Truck, the intern will create and run programs of their choosing.
Munster Parks and Recreation is seeking a candidate who is self-motived and will work cooperatively with staff, class participants, parents, seniors and the public. This individual shall display professionalism in oral and written communication; attend scheduled meetings and weekday, evening and weekend events as required; complete all paperwork, evaluations and reports in a timely manner; take the lead in specific special events; as well as create programs and events under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation. All interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to bholajter@munster.org or Barb Holajter, Superintendent of Recreation/Munster Parks and Recreation/1005 Ridge Rd./Munster, IN 46321.

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 Munster Parks and Recreation

 Contact

Barbara Holajter
(219) 836-6923
bholajter@munster.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $9.00/hour

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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 summer: Otter Cove 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.

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 St. Charles Park District

 Contact

Rosie Fasching
630-513-4334
rfasching@stcparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10/hour

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Description:
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.

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 Glencoe Park District

 Contact

Liz Visteen
8478357538
evisteen@glencoeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled