Description: The Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County (SRACLC) is located in the far North Suburban area of Chicago. The Agency is a cooperative of the Park Districts of Grayslake, Mundelein, and Vernon Hills; Villages of Hawthorn Woods, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, and Lincolnshire.
Qualifications: Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. Strong organization, written, speaking, and leadership skills desired. Must work effectively with participants, parents, educators, Member Agency staff, and community contacts.
Certification in First Aid & CPR required or obtained within three (3) months of employment. Applicant must have a clean driving record and a valid Illinois license. Pre-employment physical and criminal background check is required and to be completed prior to start date.
SRACLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service or status as a veteran, in accordance with applicable local, state and federal laws.
Duties: Recreation Specialist will plan, implement, and evaluate recreation programs for all ages on a year round basis for a variety of special populations. Supervision and leadership responsibilities include weekly programs, special events, Special Olympics and senior programs. Specialist will assist the Recreation Manager with program development, promotion, strategic planning and overall agency development. This non-exempt position will include evening and weekend hours in a 40 hour week.
Benefits: Complete medical and dental insurance package, vacation, sick days, holidays, personal days, continuing education, and mileage reimbursement.
Anticipated starting date, June 10, 2019
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume. Cassie Wodrich, Recreation Manager SRACLC 290 Oakwood Rd. Vernon Hills, IL 60061 firstname.lastname@example.org (847) 816-4866