Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or related field and/or minimum of 2 years related work experience in administration of programs and/or special events. Candidate should possess creativity, customer service, communication, management, and organization skills. First Aid/CPR/AED certified or the ability to obtain once hired. Ability to obtain CPRP certification when eligible. This is an exempt, 40 hour per week position with nights and weekends as scheduled for programs and events. This is an at-will position. Coordinator reports directly to the Superintendent of Recreation. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume via email to email@example.com.
Position Summary: The coordinator is responsible for creating, planning, organizing, staffing, implementing, budgeting, and evaluating the following programs: Easter, Halloween, and Christmas events; Farm to Table Dinner; Summer Concert Series; Adult Programming featuring tastings, tours, and craft classes. As coordinator you will work closely with local Oregon businesses to create these unique opportunities for adult programming. Coordinator is responsible for assisting in customer service, which includes, but is not limited to customer issues, comments, complaints, and concerns and respond to internal and external phone calls, e-mails comments and suggestions in a timely manner. Coordinator must perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Oregon Park District’s policies and procedures. Coordinator is responsible for preparing budgets, financial reports, and staffing needs, while making recommendations for revenue and expenditure adjustments.
Employee Benefits: Medical, dental and vision coverage – Life Insurance – IMRF Pension Plan – Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation time
A full job description is available upon request.
Area of Concentration: Adult Day Programming
At NSSRA, we believe that everyone deserves the chance to play. Formed in 1970 with that goal in mind, we were the first Special Recreation Association in the country, offering programs and services for children, teens, and adults with disabilities. We are similar to a park district; however, we only serve residents in our partner communities with special needs.
ABOUT THE JOB
NSSRA provides Adult Day Programming for individuals with disabilities age 22 and older. NSSRA’s Adult Day Program, ELA, was created to enhance the quality of life and offer well-rounded daytime programming options for adults with disabilities while providing a flexible schedule for families. ELA’s core areas are Independent Living & Continuing Education, Communication & Socialization, Recreation & Leisure and Community Integration.
Program Assistants are responsible for working with adults with disabilities in daily recreation programs. This includes providing hands-on support for program activities, to lifting and transferring and assisting with activities of daily living. Program Assistants are dedicated individuals who demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, and initiative. Becoming a Program Assistant is a great way to contribute your talents, learn new job skills and build meaningful relationships. In this role, you are responsible for the following tasks:
• Actively engage and supervise individuals with disabilities.
• Ensure the safety of participants during recreation events, transportation, transition times, etc.
• Communicate professionally and consistently with participants, parents, fellow staff and the general public when needed.
• Submit timely reports, evaluations, and time sheets, maintaining accurate and complete records.
• Fulfill other duties as assigned.
• To be an Adult Day Program Assistant you must be 18 years of age or older.
• It is preferred that applicants have or are working towards a degree from an accredited university in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. Equivalent experience working with individuals with disabilities may be substituted.
• Certification in CPR and First Aid must be obtained within the first three months of employment.
THE FINE PRINT
Program Assistants are required to complete an annual driver record verification, physical and lift assessment.
This is a part-time, year-round position. Three positions are available: 2 days per week (Tuesday & Thursday), 3 days per week (Monday, Wednesday & Friday) or 5 days per week (Monday Through Friday). Hours are 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. When committing to work the program you must be able to work all scheduled days and attend all required meetings. Reliable transportation is required to ensure attendance at all scheduled programs.
Pay is $16.00 to $19.00 per hour, dependent on qualifications. A limited benefit package is available for the 5 day per week position which includes: vacation days, paid holidays, defined pension plan and wellness program.
JOIN THE TEAM Complete an online application at www.nssra.org/jobs to schedule an interview.
The position is open until filled. Please apply early as recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
NSSRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Part-Time – Year-Round
The Bloomingdale Park District has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Recreation Coordinator who would like to join our team and share their talents and passion with the community. The starting wage for this position is $20/hr. and may be commensurate with experience. 20-28 hours per week, IMRF eligible.
Flexible schedule • Potential opportunity to work from home • Free daycare while working, for children three (3) years of age and older in daycare type programs such as preschool, preschool extended care, day camps, sunrise/sunset extended care, days off and Kids’ Place programs. • Pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund: employee contribution approximately 4.5%, employer contribution 9-12%. • Free use of the fitness center and water park. • Discounted rate (resident rate) for registrations for all Park District programs for employees and their immediate families. • Educational opportunities, including tuition reimbursement and professional memberships and certifications. • A cheerful, fun work environment. • The chance to connect with and serve the community. • Career-building work experiences. • Lasting friendships and memories.
Recreation Coordinator Job Description
The Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the management of the District’s gymnastics programs, tumbling programs, ninja programs, and birthday parties. This includes, but is not limited to, early childhood movement programs, recreational level gymnastics, open gym, private lessons, competitive teams, and assigned special events.
The Recreation Coordinator is responsible to the Director of Recreation.
• Degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Physical Education or related field, or equivalent years of experience in recreation management or comprehensive gymnastics setting.
• Knowledge of and previous experience managing recreation and gymnastics programs.
• Previous experience instructing and coaching all levels of gymnastics preferred. • Prior experience recruiting, hiring, training and supervising staff from junior staff through experienced staff.
• Knowledge of general budgeting principles and ability to comprehend and determine program budgets for assigned program areas. • Knowledge of managing all safety aspects of recreation and gymnastics programs and other assigned programs. • Possess a valid driver’s license. • First Aid, CPR, and AED certification.
• Ability to work with the public in an effective and professional manner. • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. • Ability to hire, train and supervise staff to result in quality programs and customer service. • Ability to work effectively with volunteers, full-time, part-time, seasonal, and administrative staff to reach the goals of the District. • Ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees, patrons, community groups and other units of local government. • Capacity to utilize effective time management skills. • Ability to work under the stress of multiple deadlines and constant interruptions. • Provide efficient response to requests from other departments. • Ability to follow directions, communicate verbally and in writing, and comprehend printed materials. • Capacity to utilize computer skills, including demonstrated proficiencies in word processing, basic spreadsheets, database applications, email, online research, and website navigation. • Willingness and ability to become proficient in the District’s recreation and financial software programs. • Ability and/or willingness to learn to drive a 14-passenger vehicle/bus.
• Develop, manage, and coordinate movement education, ninja programs, recreational-level gymnastics, tumbling, gymnastics birthday parties, special events, themed programs, open gym, private lessons, and competitive teams.
• Coach and instruct gymnastics and related programs. • Ability to organize and conduct competitive gymnastics and tumbling meets. • Set up and move equipment as required for programs. • Communicate with the Director of Recreation on issues that are related to areas of responsibility. • Develop quality programs that meet the needs of the public and the goals of the District. • Complete reports accurately and thoroughly. • Continually identify nationwide and local trends in the areas of recreation and gymnastics programs. Develop and implement similar programs and opportunities for District residents and participants. • Act as the liaison/board member for the I.P.D.G.C. Gymnastics Conference. Attend required conference meetings. • Ability to recruit, utilize, and manage volunteers.
• Hire, supervise, and train part-time/seasonal employees to lead quality programs and provide supervision in a safe atmosphere for both participants and staff. • Prepare information for assigned program areas including, but not limited to, the seasonal brochure, website, social media, flyers, and handouts. • Prepare and maintain budgets for assigned program areas that are cost effective and meet the monetary goals of the Park District. • Coordinate fundraising efforts that benefit the gymnastics/tumbling program and teams. • Provide active marketing of programs by working collaboratively with the Marketing Department. • Practice exceptional public relations that promote a positive image of the Park District. • Continually evaluate programs to ensure the needs of the public and the goals of the Park District are being met. • Organize all demonstrations and/or shows dealing in gymnastics/tumbling. • Make sure necessary safety equipment is available, used, and properly maintained and protective measures are taken to ensure employee and patron safety. • Properly orient new employees. Supply thorough job instruction, training, and in-services for new and current employees. • Exhibit and encourage CHARACTER COUNTS! in the workplace and District programs and facilities. • Actively support the safety program and related programs including following/enforcing safety rules, reporting accidents and injuries, and developing ideas for the prevention of future incidents. • Conduct regularly scheduled gymnastics and program equipment safety checks. Submit equipment safety checklist to the Safety Coordinator. • Maintain a working knowledge of all general and departmentally specific safety rules.
• Assist with other programs that are not related to your specific areas of responsibility. • Assist with the development and implementation of special events. • Continually develop as a professional, attending workshops/clinics and networking with other professionals to help develop innovative programming ideas. • Attend and participate in staff meetings. • Represent the Park District at assigned community events and act as the liaison for assigned community groups. • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Recreation.
• The Recreation Coordinator may feel pressure from long hours, needs from staff/coaches, independent contractors, patrons, and volunteers.
• The Recreation Coordinator may feel additional pressure from having to meet deadlines and coordinate part-time/seasonal staff.
• The Recreation Coordinator must be highly organized and have the ability to prioritize several projects simultaneously.
• The Recreation Coordinator must expect to work prolonged days, some of which may include long periods of time on his/her feet, lifting, moving supplies or equipment and leading programs. This is both an office and physical position.
• Perform tasks that require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, lifting, reaching, and sitting.
• Ability to set-up and/or move gymnastics equipment and tumbling mats. • Ability to set-up and/or move program equipment. • Ability to lift 50 lbs. • Visual and hearing acuity to perform job-related functions.
• The Recreation Coordinator may be exposed to outdoor elements while driving to/from supervised activities.
• Prolonged hours with exposure to sun, heat, rain, snow, or other natural elements should be expected.
• When involved with programs that are held outdoors, the Recreation Coordinator may be exposed to conditions such as lightning and temperature.
• The Recreation Coordinator must possess both the ability to carry out instructions given by the Director of Recreation and think quickly and take decisive action on
• The Recreation Coordinator must have the ability to present ideas and recommendations in a clear and concise manner both orally and in writing.
• The Recreation Coordinator must exhibit good problem-solving skills and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District. • The Recreation Coordinator must be able to effectively communicate with subordinates in the areas of training and program needs and responsibilities.
Hours of Work and Compensation:
• The position of Recreation Coordinator is a part-time position, 20-28 hours per week, and shall be paid every two weeks at an agreed upon hourly wage.
• This position is classified as a part-time, non-exempt employee status. • The weekly work schedule will be based on program needs and agreed upon by the employee and supervisor. • This position is IMRF eligible.
• The starting wage for this position is $20/hr. and may be commensurate with experience.
Position Type: Full-Time-Exempt Start Date: ASAP
Starting Salary: $46,000.00 - $57,500.00, DOQ
Benefits: IMRF Pension, Health Benefits, Group Life Insurance, PTO and District Discounts
The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the daily management of the indoor aquatic facility. This position also assists with the management of the outdoor aquatic facilities, as directed. This position will also be responsible for enforcing the policies and procedures pertinent to members of the Health and Fitness Center. The Recreation Supervisor will be in charge of running the indoor pool facility and all assigned areas of the outdoor aquatic facilities in a safe and customer friendly manner, assuring that the facility is clean and adheres to the standards set forth by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The Recreation Supervisor is also responsible for coordinating the Park District's learn to swim program and coordinating pool rentals and lifeguard personnel for pool parties. The position requires a variety of hours, including nights, days, weekends, and holidays.
Qualifications - Education, Experience and Training
B.A. or B.S. in Recreation Administration, physical education, exercise science or related field is preferred. Minimum of one year of experience in the field is required. Minimum of three years of experience in the field is preferred. Certification in StarGuard Lifeguarding and StarFish Aquatics Institute Swim Instructor is required within six months of employment. Must possess certifications in First Aid and CPR/AED within 90 days of employment. CPO/AFO certification is preferred. Candidate must also possess a valid Illinois class "D" driver's license.
Promote, schedule, manage, and supervise the Park District's indoor pool facility; including lap swim, aquatic programs, and facility rentals. Develop, coordinate, promote, evaluate, market and supervise a comprehensive learn to swim program. Assist with promotion, scheduling, management, and supervision of the outdoor aquatic facilities, as directed. Maintain needed certifications for job requirements - StarGuard Lifeguarding and StarFish Aquatics Institute Swim Instructor. Maintain aquatic lifeguarding staff in test-ready shape regarding lifesaving skills and emergency procedures. Keep accurate and complete records in compliance with accepted industry standards and requirements for an aquatic facility. Work with aquatic maintenance staff to ensure the proper maintenance and repair of the indoor pool and amenities. Order supplies and chemicals as needed. Maintain inventory according to manufacturer's recommendations. Make recommendations to the Aquatics Manager regarding equipment, facility, rules, procedures, and supplies. Monitor aquatic operations on a daily basis and respond to any problems that may arise. Communicate with Community Center Operations Manager on all matters relating to the community center operation and fitness center membership. Define personnel and staffing requirements, develop plan to recruit, hire, train, schedule and evaluate seasonal and part time staff to include contract employment and volunteers for assigned recreational programs and facilities. Prepares seasonal brochure information and creates publicity materials in cooperation with the marketing department. Work with marketing staff on the creation of annual marketing plans for areas of responsibility. Ensure the timely marketing of programs and events from a strategic perspective, including production of flyers, brochures, press releases, social media posts and other promotional materials. Prepare the annual budget for program areas, monitor revenue and expenses, make purchases, and provide recommendations to supervisor on rate and policy changes. Develop long range recommendations for capital expenses. Order, purchase and coordinate assigned program supplies and equipment. Prepare monthly board report. Continuously seek ways to improve and deliver quality services to both external and internal customers. Makes recommendations for changes and improvements to programs, and facilities as required to meet the public demand. Deliver quality customer service both internally and externally. Quickly and diplomatically attend to questions, suggestions, and/or complaints received from the public and staff. Provide accurate information to patrons in person, via telephone, and electronically and be available to troubleshoot any issues, as needed. Adapt recreation programs to meet the needs of individuals in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Monitor records of monies received, participation figures, and expenditures within assigned responsibility areas. Participate in professional committees, conferences, workshops and classes to improve job knowledge and management skills. Work with community organizations, businesses, and other governmental bodies to promote, implement, and improve programs and services. Develop, schedule and implement an annual calendar of in-service trainings. Ensure staff attendance. Produce and update training manuals for staff. Train and practice with staff the medical emergency, evacuation and disaster plan so as to be prepared for any and all emergencies. Ensures staff schedules are prepared for areas of responsibility. Process payroll. Perform other related duties as assigned.
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SUMMARY The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for Adult and Mature Adult Programs, Red Cross Programming, certain Special Events, and assisting in the coordination, development, management and direction of Kids Enrichment Experience Program (K.E.E.P. Before & After School Program and summer camp). Must possess the unique ability to work in a challenging and changing environment while maintaining poise, positive interaction with staff and community, and convey a loyal and accommodating attitude towards the district, Board of Commissioners and administration. Must demonstrate organizational ability, supervisory skills and creativity. The Recreation Supervisor functions with a latitude of administration and professional discretion under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation and exercises immediate supervision over part-time and seasonal employees and volunteers in assigned programs. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule.
QUALIFICATIONS Educational and Experience Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in recreation/business management, early childhood education or related field from an accredited university preferred. • 5 years of applicable experience, or any equivalent combination of education experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience • Must have experience with planning and preparing program budgets • Experience in RecTrac, WebTrac, Time Pro, Word, Excel preferred • Must possess a valid Class “D” IL Driver’s License • Must be CPR, First Aid and AED certified within 6 months of employment
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks: • Coordinates programs with other Recreation Supervisors and Facilities Supervisors • Develops new programs district wide • Oversees the daily needs for each program and is responsible for revenues and expenditures within own program area • Submits materials for programs, classes, events and camps for brochure production • Evaluates programming staff 3 months, 6 months and/or annually • Must be available to substitute for instructors when necessary • This individual will be responsible for assisting in all operations of the before and after school care program (Kids Enrichment Experience Program – K.E.E.P.), all day Summer Day Camp • Supervising the day-to-day operations of six K.E.E.P. sites • Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for performing routine clerical work (activity planning, scheduling, billing, etc), and providing customer assistance in a polite & professional manner • They will check on sites regularly, train and evaluate staff, order supplies and follow a program budget • The position functions as a liaison between the K.E.E.P. staff and District 220 staff • Shall handle employee disciplinary actions, staff evaluations, hiring new staff, curriculum development, and budgeting procedures • Is on call and will substitute when necessary • Shall attend staff meetings, seminars, outside trainings and networking opportunities when requested to do so by a supervisor • Will create, develop and improve curriculum • Is responsible for organization, promotion, and implementation of a variety of recreational activities such as arts and crafts, music, nature study, special events, and social activities
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements and efforts of working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances changes; e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological developments, etc.
Please submit resume and a minimum of 3 professional references to Jodi Krause, Superintendent of Recreation firstname.lastname@example.org or 235 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL 60010