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Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Manager is responsible for the overall running and operations of general teen, family, adult and senior adult programming, special events, summer day camp, ActiveKidz and other assigned programs. The Recreation Manager is also responsible for assisting in running and operations of the Hoosier Grove Museum and liaison to the Streamwood Historical Society. The Recreation Manager is on call as needed. This is an at-will position.

Qualifications • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Business Management, Public Administration or related field. • Minimum of two to four (2-4) years of full-time experience in related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Must have experience in managing programs, special events, and/or facilities. • Must have a valid Illinois State Driver’s License. • Must be Red Cross CPR/AED certified within (6) months of hiring. • Preference given to candidates with bi-lingual (Spanish/English) communications skills.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Employee is responsible for the development and implement of all-district special events including, but not limited to: Safely Trick or Treat, Play in the Parks, Movies Under the Stars, Family Special Events, Holiday Events, Trips for teens, family, adults and senior adults, Other District events as assigned.

• Employee will be responsible for the ActiveKidz program and operations. Employee will be responsible for the summer day camp program and operations. • Employee will be responsible for the development and implementation of teen, family, adult and senior adult programming. • Employee is responsible for bus scheduling and usage. • Employee is responsible for the development and implementation of other assigned programming areas. • Employee will be responsible for assisting Museum operations. • Employee is responsible for coordination of development of programming with Streamwood Historical Society for museum programs and events for youth through senior adult. • Employee must attend Streamwood Historical Society Meetings as needed. • Employee must coordinate and work with part-time and volunteer staff. • Employee must coordinate scheduling of programs and events with appropriate managers, supervisors, and coordinators. • Employee must develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers through oral and written communications. • Employee must promote the Streamwood Park District including but not limited to patrons, guests, and staff. • Employee must respond to internal and external phone calls, e-mails, comments, and suggestions in a timely manner. • Employee must assist in customer service, which include, but not limited to customer issues, comments, complaints, and concerns.

For a full job description, please visit www.spdcares.com or email Steven Muenz. The Recreation Manager is a full time, exempt position. The Streamwood Park District offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, life insurance, IMRF pension, vacation, holiday, personal and sick time.

To apply, please visit www.spdcares.com

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 Streamwood Park District

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Steven Muenz
630-483-3091
smuenz@spdcares.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $9.00/hour based on a 40-hour work week

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The Crystal Lake Park District offers one internship per year for currently enrolled university students in their senior year majoring in Parks, Recreation and Tourism. The selected intern will be expected to commit to 40 hours per week for 14 weeks. This program is designed to provide the intern with firsthand, valuable knowledge and experience of a public recreation agency. Students will be provided the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge, theory and understanding from the academic setting to the working environment.

Interns will witness and assist in many of the different job aspects that public recreation agencies provide and will work with and for different supervisory staff during the internship. *Program planning as it relates to starting new programs, supervising current programs and evaluating past programs. *Facility management that includes programming, staff scheduling, supervision, maintenance, marketing and public relations. *Customer relations as an intern become involved with countless number of patrons and guests. *Park administration, which includes budgeting, finance, policy information, and public and professional meetings.

Intern hours will vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events; including nights and weekends when needed. Must produce a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance and provide own transportation.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Kim Buscemi at kbuscemi@crystallakeparks.org

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 Crystal Lake Park District

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Kim Buscemi
815-459-0680 ext. 1217
kbuscemi@crystallakeparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $9.00/hour

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General Description: Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, Assistant Superintendent of Recreation, and the Intern Supervisor, the Recreation Intern experience will be approximately: • 40% project oriented (2019 summer: Otter Cove concessions cart and Swanson concessions) • 30% experiential allowing for exploration into various program areas and recreation venues • 20% special interest designed in conjunction with the selected candidate • 10% professional development, including mentoring and networking

Job Requirements: The selected candidate must: • Work cooperatively and harmoniously with the general public, class participants, parents and fellow employees. • Display professionalism in oral and written communications. • Manage personal schedule, combining pre-scheduled activities, special events, meetings, and university requirements. • Work with Intern Supervisor to resolve difficult situations in a respectful, positive manner. • Attend weekend and evening programs and/or special events, as required. • Provide timely, accurate paperwork and reporting. • Lead small and large groups of patrons or staff in activities, as directed. • Encourage the safety of all program participants and fellow staff by following Park District Safety Guidelines.

Qualifications: • Must produce valid driver’s license and provide own transportation • Must be a current student pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in recreation or related field

Approximate Hours: • Up to 40 hours per week, 12 week employment opportunity

Salary: • $9.00/hour

To Apply: Submit an application online at www.stcparks.org/jobs. Be sure to submit a cover letter and resume with online application.

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 St. Charles Park District

 Contact

Rosie Fasching
630-513-4334
rfasching@stcparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10/hour

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Description:
The Glencoe Park District Recreation Internship provides a comprehensive experience of district operations including administration, programming, employee supervision, facility management, camps, aquatics, ice rink (seasonal), special events, marketing and maintenance based on the interests of the intern and needs of the Park District.

Qualifications: Currently working towards a college degree in Parks and Recreation or related field. Knowledge of the theories, practices, and philosophies of community recreational programming.

Recreation Intern must possess exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to maintain exceptional working relationships with peers, community groups, volunteers, independent contractors, co-workers, staff, supervisors and the public.

Hours: Intern hours will vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events; however, the Intern will work approximately 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends when needed.

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 Glencoe Park District

 Contact

Liz Visteen
8478357538
evisteen@glencoeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $8.50/hr

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Qualifications: Must be a student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or a related field. All the necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible. Must have a valid drivers license. First-Aid/CPR/AED certification is preferred, but will train.

Duties: The Winfield Park District is offering a professional internship to students working towards a degree within the field of parks and recreation. The internship will provide a well rounded experience in park district operations, administration, public recreation, safety, facility management, special events, fiscal management, marketing, maintenance and program management.

Internship opportunities are available in the spring, summer and fall.

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 Winfield Park District

 Contact

Thomas Bower
630-6536-3811
tomb@winfieldparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled