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 33,000-35,000 plus benefit package

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The Community House, a multifaceted non-profit organization located in Hinsdale, is looking for a full time Recreation Coordinator to join our team of dedicated, enthusiastic, service oriented professionals.

Our Recreation Coordinator coordinates the day to day activities and long term planning for school based before and after school programs in multiple locations and the day to day activities and staff of our summer day camps. Our Recreation Coordinator will provide amazing leadership to program staff and exceptional experiences to our customers while ensuring a successful outcome based on the organizations' objectives.

Job Description

Position Title: Recreation Coordinator

Basic Function:The Recreation Coordinator has responsibility for the planning, organization, budgeting, implementation, and evaluation of youth enrichment and recreation activities. Supervises program staff in the performance of their responsibilities, with a strong focus in before/after school and summer day camp programming.


-Before & After School Staff and Volunteers –Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations

-Summer and Kiddie Camp Staff and Volunteers

Responsibilities, applicable to Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations:

Management Responsibilities

-Develops and oversees all short term and long-term programmatic goals and objectives.

-Evaluates registration policies and procedures, makes recommendations for changes and/or improvements.

-Assists in development, recommendation, and implementation of policies and procedures, with a focus on child care safety procedures.

Program Management

-Implements goals and standards for programs.

-Monitors and evaluates programs and services.

-Develops new programs and activities based on community need and interest.

-Develop and supervise new service initiatives.

-Collaborate with internal and external personnel for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.


-Drive 15 passenger van for Program Department activities/trips, as needed.

Supervise the Summer Day Camp & Before/After the Bell Program at Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations

-Tracking and entering participant registration.

-Scheduling, hiring, training and supervising staff.

-Purchase equipment/supplies/snacks.

-Maintain positive relationship with outside partners, school social workers, principals and staff.

Major Programs

-Summer Day Camp and Kiddie Camp-Hinsdale location

-Before & After School Program- Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations


-Participate in annual budget planning and periodic review and reporting

-Prepare yearly budget for assigned programs.

-Review and track expenditures within assigned programs.

Supervision of staff

-Assures compliance with agency and program policies and procedures.

-Assesses performance by monitoring the quality of job behaviors and evaluates performance of supervises.

-Identifies opportunities to improve staff job performance.

-Conduct regular staff meetings and supervisory conferences.

-Monitors and evaluates staff services.

Community Relations

-Cultivates support for agency by promoting agency’s reputation.

-Demonstrates constructive involvement with professionals in the agency and in the community that reflects positively on the agency.


-Demonstrated judgment – ability to plan and make logical decisions.

-Demonstrated cooperation – willingness to work cooperatively with others in pursuit of organizational goals and objectives.

-Demonstrated Responsibility – acceptance of responsibility in assigned tasks.

-Computer knowledge and experience required.

Weekly Schedule: 40 hours per week; varies according to particular duties. Some evening, weekend and overtime hours (exempt position) are required.

Minimum qualifications:

Professional Education: Bachelors’ Degree in Recreation or related field.

Special requirements for the position:

-Knowledge regarding recreational, life skill and educational programming.

-Familiarity with not-for-profits organizations.

-Knowledge regarding marketing, customer service and PR.

-Ability to effectively supervise staff.

-Creative and resourceful problem solving.

To apply please send your cover letter and resume to Beth Hahn at

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 The Community House


Beth Hahn

 Closing Date

May 5, 2019

 $40,000-$50,000 DOQ

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Recreation Supervisor – Adults & Seniors
Department: Recreation - General
Supervisor: Superintendent of Recreation
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt

SUMMARY: The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for programs, activities, trips, events and operations of this programming area. This is an at-will position.

QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a college or university, with a resource in Leisure, Recreation, or related field. Proven successful and progressive experience in leadership in a supervisory or executive capacity. Experience and knowledge of local government, community organizations, and other social agencies. Must obtain Commercial Driver’s License within 60 days of being hired. Professional Certification desired.



• Aid the Superintendent of Recreation in directing programs that satisfy the needs of the community.

• Develop and implement the programs so that they run successfully and are interesting and rewarding for the participants.


• Develop and update job descriptions as needed.

• Develop and maintain good working relationships among staff.

• Meet regularly with Golden Years Council (GYC) Board of Directors, GYC Program Staff, and Sub-Committees.


• Responsible for scheduling the Senior Center daily room usage from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

• Responsible for supervision of the Community Center as assigned.

• Make recommendations to the Superintendent of Recreation regarding purchase of equipment or facility enhancements.

• Make recommendations to the Golden Years Council regarding purchase of equipment or facility enhancements.


• Educate staff on the Mission, Vision, and Values of the District.

• Educate staff concerning program purpose and philosophy of Park District.

• Through leadership and personal relationships, encourages part time staff to promote positive community relationships.

• Develops rapport with Senior Center members.

• Responsible for developing & proofing of program information for the program catalog three (3) times a year.


• Keeps program attendance reports.

• Develops and monitors Senior/Adult Budget.

• Ensures Township report is completed by GYC.

• Conducts meetings with volunteers as needed.

• Monitors and tracks employees’ payroll information and time cards.

• Acts as liaison to the Golden Years Council Board.


• Answers phone and waits on seniors wanting to register for programs when volunteer not present.

• Monitors cleanliness of Senior Center.

• Maintains all bulletin boards keeping information current.

• Assist in program set-ups as needed.

• Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

• Maintains informational and referral services file.

• It is the responsibility of all Park District employees to pick up litter throughout the building, grounds, and facilities of the District.

• Staff is expected to help with the successful implementation of programs, parks, and services across program areas and between departments.


• All employees are responsible for implementing the policies and procedures that pertain to safety and health.

• Supervisors are responsible for ensuring that their employees follow the established safety rules.

• First Aid, CPR, and AED Certification required.


Generational Programming may feel pressure from establishing and maintaining rules and regulations. Should have ability to deal with other people under stressful situations.


Job may include lifting, twisting, bending and squatting. Should be able to lift 25 pounds. Should be able to sit at least 80% of the day. Job includes repetitive hand movements.


May be exposed to extreme temperatures when acting as trip supervisor. Most activities are done indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.


Should exhibit good problem solving abilities and good judgment in keeping with the Park District mission. Should be able to follow directions from supervisor and co-workers.

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 Rolling Meadows Park District


Conor Cahill

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $62,446 - 90,530

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The Recreation Manager is responsible for the overall development, implementation, and supervision of a wide variety of youth and adult enrichment activities at six (6) community centers. In addition to community center program responsibilities, the manager is responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of a comprehensive summer playground program, mobile recreation units program, and department special events. Further responsibilities include the supervision of two (2) full-time personnel, and over one hundred-fifty (150) part-time personnel, as well as budget management and purchasing functions, and the formation of community partnerships to enhance programming.

The ideal candidate has the ability to manage a diverse staff and a wide variety of recreation programs, along with the passion to work to ensure the recreation needs of all individuals in Milwaukee are being met.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in recreation management, athletic administration, sports management, education, or related field. Master’s Degree and/or Certified Park and Recreation Professional preferred. A minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible full-time recreation experience. Familiarity and/or experience with the fundamentals of urban recreation preferred.

Responsibilities: Supervises professional staff in the administration of recreation services.Establishes performance measures for subordinates and evaluates performance against these standards. Supports professional staff in the recruitment, hiring, training, and retention of part-time employees. Determines goals and objects for assigned area. Conducts regular site visits (evenings and weekends) to determine program effectiveness and to provide evaluation feedback and support to professional staff. Provides assistance to professional staff in the development, implementation, and monitoring of program budgets.Monitors revenue collection for assigned area. Implements business practices and policies including fees and charges oversight, inventory control, and supply purchases. Assists with a thorough review of and edits to marketing materials and programs listed in seasonal activity guides. Monitors activity registrations via recreation registration software and recommends program adjustments where necessary. Manages program area customer surveys, assists in the interpretation of data, and supervises changes in programming based on customer feedback. Assesses community needs, investigates program trends, and recommends program adjustments. Investigates and responds to inquiries and complaints relating to citizen use of recreation programs. Establishes partnerships with other MPS departments, governmental units, and community-based organizations to enhance Community Center program development and service delivery. Represents the Department on school and community councils, committees, and advisory groups. Actively supports the MPS Five Pillars of Success. Performs other duties as assigned.

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 Milwaukee Recreation


Brian Litzsey

 Closing Date

May 1, 2019

 39,546.93, plus yrs of experience

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Recreation Supervisor Public Relations and Website/Social Media

Job Description Under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Recreation, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for districtwide community and media relations as well as the coordination and evaluation of specific recreational programs. The Recreation Supervisor is also responsible for the strategic planning and marketing of the program catalog, program and event publications, various press materials and releases. The Recreation Supervisor will provide assistance to the Deputy Director of Recreation at special events or in designated matters, and provide direction and assistance to the program support staff to ensure these programs are run effectively and efficiently in order to aid the Director of Recreation to successfully reach the goals and objectives of the Recreation Department.

Qualifications Must be able to uphold and enforce Park District Policies and Procedures, be able to provide work direction and supervision and have a comprehensive understanding of inventory control and budgeting. Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or related field or 5 years’ experience in recreation is required. Possess or working toward CPRP certification and able to maintain professional development credits to meet national requirements. Illustrate a general knowledge of computer systems and be proficient in registration software. This position also requires CPR, AED and First Aid certification.

Primary Responsibilities This person’s duties shall include, but not be limited to: 1. Public Relations:  Represents the Park District at community events and assists with the coordination of public events involving the Park District  Responsible for creating and/or developing, organizing and coordinating the publication and distribution of the seasonal program catalogs and other District publications  Responsible for the development of news releases, presentations, articles, advertisements, as well as story submissions to the local news media  Responsible for coordinating, submitting and reporting of recreational and programming grants  Responsible for promotion, solicitation, development, implementation and generation of sponsorship revenue for the seasonal program catalog’s advertising programs  Responsible for the promotion, solicitation, development, implementation and generation of sponsorship revenue for the District and Park District’s annual event  Coordinates and maintains inventory of signage for District’s annual event  Responsible for research, design, acquiring and maintenance of Park District promotional giveaways, exhibit materials and equipment  Responsible for ordering Park District branding materials including letterhead, envelopes, business cards and professional name badges for full-time staff  Responsible for District social media and website maintenance  Responsible for designing and distribution of community event posters  Responsible for generation of program sponsorship revenue 2. Registration System:  Program maintenance; ensures information is current and accurate  Responsible for initiating refunds, credits and transfers pertaining to designated programs 3. Assistant:  To the Deputy Director of Recreation for training, special projects and general office support 4. Liaison:  Serves as the intercommunication liaison for the New Lenox Friends of the Parks Foundation Board, including the coordination of membership drives, fundraising efforts, coordinating monthly meeting agendas, meeting minutes and Board Packet preparation, as they relate to the New Lenox Community Park District’s mission statement Serves as an information/communication liaison for Community Organizations and Local Government Agencies
5. Budget:  Forecasts, monitors and stays within strict budget guidelines for specific line items 6. Staff Supervision/Training:  Interviews, hires and supervises recreation leaders and support staff for designated programs  Provides appropriate training for recreation leaders and support staff for designated programs 7. Payroll:  Oversees and approves bi-weekly payroll for recreation staff 8. Monthly Reporting:  End of month reports  Assists the Director of Recreation with information for Board Reports 9. Other Duties:  Clerical support as needed Secondary Responsibilities 1. Back-up functions to the Deputy Director of Recreation 2. Back-up functions to other Recreation Supervisor(s)

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 New Lenox Community Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 For salary info, call Teresa Palaggi at 847-718-7704

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District 214 Community Education is in need of a Head Coach for the WHAM youth competitive swim team. WHAM is a member of the Northern Illinois Winter and Summer Swim Conference.

· Position Type:
 COMMUNITY EDUCATION/Head Swim Team Coach for WHAM · Location:
  Township High School District 214 · Date Available:
  Immediately · Closing Date: 

Job Title: Head Swim Team Coach for WHAM

Salary Schedule: TBD


Dates: Year Round
 Hours: Varied

Prospect High School, Wheeling High School, Elk Grove High School

General Responsibilities: Supervise program aquatic activities. Work with supervisor to achieve program goals. Communicate with supervisor day-to-day aquatic updates related to practices, parent concerns, competition and other matters.

Specific Duties:


Must be in attendance and on deck at all practices Develop practice drills for age groups Develop coach practice schedule Supervise Lead Coaches Insure the safety and security of pool area Supervise the appropriate usage and care of equipment Coordinate pool usage with facility aquatics director Communicate with parents regarding program information, program updates, meet information, progress of athletes and program and student questions/concerns Assist as needed in other age groups to insure program goals are being met Act as Lead Coach for 13 and older age group


Must be in attendance and on deck for all competitions Create competition schedule Coordinate competition logistics with other teams Create lineup and manage “Hy-Tek” database Coordinate and distribute information, awards, etc. Knowledge of Colorado Time Systems and Meet Manager


With Programming Supervisor interview potential coaches Research and provide staff development opportunities for coaching staff Research and implement best practices for Age Group program development Cooperate with Community Ed staff regarding necessary administrative tasks

QUALIFICATIONS:    • Previous experience coaching a competitive swim team • Must obtain Lifeguard Certification • Must obtain CPR/AED Certification • Must Complete required GCN safety videos • Strong swimming background a plus                 • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions • Ability to address complaints and resolve concerns as needed. • Ability to teach required skills. • Demonstrate promptness and advanced preparation.  • Passion for working with adults and/or K-12 students • Ability to communicate and deal effectively with others • Ability to plan, organize and teach

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Complete an online application and provide the following information:   • Resume listing experience, training and education. Apply here -

For questions, please email Teresa Palaggi at

An equal employment and equal education opportunity agency.

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 District 214 Community Education


Nelia Bernabe

 Closing Date

April 30, 2019