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.
-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.
-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.
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/