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 $64,898-$97,347 DOQ

Job Summary:
Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive community based recreation and therapeutic recreation programs to serve individuals with special needs throughout the Northern Will County SRA member agencies with oversight of all job duties and functions of assigned full time staff, recreation programming, registration software, safety committee, meetings, community support and advocacy.

Essential Job Functions:
Create, organize, coordinate and oversee a plan to utilize agency resources to meet the current and future recreational needs of individuals with disabilities for member agencies by focusing on providing meaningful, fun experiences. * Help establish procedures and provide direction to ensure quality programming, financial responsibility and organizational success. * Recruit, hire, train, evaluate, mentor and supervise full time personnel. * Serve on Executive Management team with the Executive Director to provide collaborative leadership and oversight of key strategic issues. * Assist with the development, tracking and monitoring of key performance measurements to provide a guide for organizational success. * Prepare reports and provide presentations as deemed necessary by the Executive Director. * Meet with NWCSRA and member agency staff, participants, parents and local officials to resolve issues or conflicts and alert Executive Director to issued raised and/or challenges that require further attention/need for resolution. * Serve as the agency’s Safety Coordinator, working with the agency’s Risk Management Agency as well as Executive Director, Director of Recreation & Facilities, and other members of the Safety Committee to oversee the agency’s risk management plan to assist all staff with the recognition of safety concerns to provide a safe environment for programs and services. * Oversee and lead registration software use and training. * Complete program budgets and monitor financial activities for overall recreation programming, equipment and supplies, related to overall recreation and safety operations. * Responsible for the purchase, inventory, care and maintenance of supplies and equipment. * Recognize safety concerns and provide a safe environment for programs in accordance with the Northern Will County SRA risk management program. * Foster an environment of positivity and teamwork with staff. * Support Northern Will County SRA fundraising efforts as assigned. * Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university based on a major in Therapeutic recreation or closely related field. Minimum of five years full time of leadership experience in a variety of recreation settings with special populations. Minimum of three years of full-time staff supervision preferred. Certification in First Aid, CPR, AED and CPI required. Ability to drive agency vehicle based on driver’s abstract. Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) or Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) or ability to obtain.

Scheduling and Pay:
This is a full-time, exempt position. Weekly schedule is generally 40-45 hours, with weekends and evenings required. Pay scale for this position is $64,898-$97,347.

Benefits:
Health insurance, dental, vision, IMRF pension plan, paid holidays, vacation days, sick days, personal days, employee assistance program (EAP).

To Apply:
To submit your current resume, for questions on this position, or to get a copy of the full job description, contact Jill Mukushina, Executive Director, at jmukushina@nwcsra.org or 815-552-9769. 

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 Northern Will County Special Recreation Association

 Contact

Jill Mukushina
815-552-9769
jmukushina@nwcsra.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20 per hour



$20 per hour

Job Summary: 
Support the inclusion process for individuals with disabilities participating in recreation and leisure programs and services within our member park districts.  

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
·       Support individuals with disabilities in the least restrictive environment
·       Responding to Inclusion Requests

Qualifications:  
In an under graduate accredited college or university working on a BA/BS degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field of study. Must have knowledge of and ability to confidently work effectively with individuals with disabilities. 

Scheduling and Pay:
This is a part-time, summer internship. Scheduling is generally Monday – Friday, from early June till mid August.
To Apply:  
Submit your current resume to Lccbama1@aol.com, please list Internship in Subject of Email.  For questions on this position please call Lavonne Campbell - Superintendent of Recreation at (630)464-1736 or email at Lccbama1@aol.com 

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 Burr Ridge Park District

 Contact

Lavonne Campbell
630-920-1969
lccbama1@aol.com

 Closing Date

June 03, 2024

 41032.00

Job Summary: 
Plan, direct and coordinate recreation and leisure programs for NWSRA participants. Assess appropriate goals and programs for individuals with disabilities. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
·       Supervise part-time Program Staff
·       Plan & develop recreation programs
·       Provide assistance & instruction to participants
·       Plan, Coordinate and oversee Summer Camps
·       Develop goals & objectives for programs
·       Prepare & implement Behavior Plans
·       Drive agency vehicles & transport program participants

Qualifications:  
Graduate from accredited college or university with a BA/BS degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field of study. Must have knowledge of and ability to confidently work effectively with individuals with disabilities. Current National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) or the ability to get certified within an allotted amount of time determined by the policy of the Association and/or the Executive Director. 

Scheduling and Pay:
This is a full-time, exempt position. Weekly schedule is generally 40 – 45 hours. Weekends and evenings are required. Start wage is $41,031.00 - $42,031 annually DOQ.

Benefits we offer: 
·       Medical Coverage                               
·       Dental Coverage
·       Vision Coverage
·       Group Life Insurance 
·       AFLAC Indemnity Plans
·       IMRF Pension Plan
·       Mission Square Retirement 457b Plan
·       Paid Holidays
·       Vacation Days
·       Sick Days
·       Personal Days
·       Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

To Apply:  
Visit us at  www.nwsra.org/jobs to complete an online application and submit your current resume.  For questions on this position please call Darleen Negrillo - Superintendent of Administrative Services at (847)392-2848 or email at dnegrillo@nwsra.org

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 Northwest Special Recreation Association

 Contact

Darleen Negrillo
847-392-2848
dnegrillo@nwsra.org

 Closing Date

March 15, 2024

 $44,722.80 - 46.435.49 Starting Range

Job Summary: 
Support the inclusion process for individuals with disabilities participating in recreation and leisure programs and services within our member park districts.  

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
·       Support individuals with disabilities in the least restrictive environment
·       Responding to Inclusion Requests
·       Complete observations & assessments
·       Complete quarterly statistical reports
·       Implement programs of all types
·       Assist in the coordination of in-service trainings
·       Responsible for all Inclusion Services for assigned Member Districts
·       Conduct weekly Inclusion site visits
·       Ability to develop, implement and evaluate behavior plans
·       Member of ITRS Inclusion Committee
·       Provide training to Inclusion Aides
·       Supervise Part-time Inclusion Aides

Qualifications:  
Graduate from accredited college or university with a BA/BS degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field of study. Must have knowledge of and ability to confidently work effectively with individuals with disabilities. Current National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) or the ability to get certified within an allotted amount of time determined by the policy of the Association and/or the Executive Director. Must have a minimum of two years of full-time experience with children and adults with various disabilities.
 
Scheduling and Pay:
This is a full-time, exempt position. Scheduling is generally Monday – Friday. Some weekends and evenings are required. Target hiring range is $44,722.80 - $46,534.49 annually based on qualifications.

Benefits we offer:
·       Medical Coverage                               
·       Dental Coverage
·       Vision Coverage
·       Group Life Insurance 
·       AFLAC Indemnity Plans
·       IMRF Pension Plan
·       Mission Square Retirement 457b Plan
·       Paid Holidays
·       Vacation Days
·       Sick Days
·       Personal Days
·       Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

To Apply:  
Visit us at  www.nwsra.org/jobs to complete an online application and submit your current resume.  For questions on this position please call Darleen Negrillo - Superintendent of Administrative Services at (847)392-2848 or email at dnegrillo@nwsra.org

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 Northwest Special Recreation Association

 Contact

Darleen Negrillo
847-392-2848
dnegrillo@nwsra.org

 Closing Date

March 15, 2024