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 $35,000 - $40,000

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Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Recreation, Social Work, Gerontology or closely related field. 2 years of full time professional experience in facility and/or program supervision. Must have a working knowledge of financial management, marketing and customer service. Exceptional listening and oral communication skills, plus interest in working with older adults required. Duties: Responsible for assisting in the planning, organization and supervision of programming for adults 50+ and for Patty Turner Center facility operations. Programming responsibilities include classes, programs, trips and special events. Assist in recruitment and management of all phases of facility rental at PTC. Oversee the operations of the community Lending Closet program as well as volunteer assignments at the Center. Work in cooperation with Deerfield Park District social media coordinator to prepare and distribute PTC information through publicity releases, park district e-blasts and websites/digital media posts. Work to secure sponsorships and grant monies in accordance with district guidelines to benefit the PTC and its programming.

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 Deerfield Park District


David Shamrock

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 33,000-35,000 plus benefit package

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The Community House, a multifaceted non-profit organization located in Hinsdale, is looking for a full time Recreation Coordinator to join our team of dedicated, enthusiastic, service oriented professionals.

Our Recreation Coordinator coordinates the day to day activities and long term planning for school based before and after school programs in multiple locations and the day to day activities and staff of our summer day camps. Our Recreation Coordinator will provide amazing leadership to program staff and exceptional experiences to our customers while ensuring a successful outcome based on the organizations' objectives.

Job Description

Position Title: Recreation Coordinator

Basic Function:The Recreation Coordinator has responsibility for the planning, organization, budgeting, implementation, and evaluation of youth enrichment and recreation activities. Supervises program staff in the performance of their responsibilities, with a strong focus in before/after school and summer day camp programming.


-Before & After School Staff and Volunteers –Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations

-Summer and Kiddie Camp Staff and Volunteers

Responsibilities, applicable to Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations:

Management Responsibilities

-Develops and oversees all short term and long-term programmatic goals and objectives.

-Evaluates registration policies and procedures, makes recommendations for changes and/or improvements.

-Assists in development, recommendation, and implementation of policies and procedures, with a focus on child care safety procedures.

Program Management

-Implements goals and standards for programs.

-Monitors and evaluates programs and services.

-Develops new programs and activities based on community need and interest.

-Develop and supervise new service initiatives.

-Collaborate with internal and external personnel for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.


-Drive 15 passenger van for Program Department activities/trips, as needed.

Supervise the Summer Day Camp & Before/After the Bell Program at Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations

-Tracking and entering participant registration.

-Scheduling, hiring, training and supervising staff.

-Purchase equipment/supplies/snacks.

-Maintain positive relationship with outside partners, school social workers, principals and staff.

Major Programs

-Summer Day Camp and Kiddie Camp-Hinsdale location

-Before & After School Program- Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills locations


-Participate in annual budget planning and periodic review and reporting

-Prepare yearly budget for assigned programs.

-Review and track expenditures within assigned programs.

Supervision of staff

-Assures compliance with agency and program policies and procedures.

-Assesses performance by monitoring the quality of job behaviors and evaluates performance of supervises.

-Identifies opportunities to improve staff job performance.

-Conduct regular staff meetings and supervisory conferences.

-Monitors and evaluates staff services.

Community Relations

-Cultivates support for agency by promoting agency’s reputation.

-Demonstrates constructive involvement with professionals in the agency and in the community that reflects positively on the agency.


-Demonstrated judgment – ability to plan and make logical decisions.

-Demonstrated cooperation – willingness to work cooperatively with others in pursuit of organizational goals and objectives.

-Demonstrated Responsibility – acceptance of responsibility in assigned tasks.

-Computer knowledge and experience required.

Weekly Schedule: 40 hours per week; varies according to particular duties. Some evening, weekend and overtime hours (exempt position) are required.

Minimum qualifications:

Professional Education: Bachelors’ Degree in Recreation or related field.

Special requirements for the position:

-Knowledge regarding recreational, life skill and educational programming.

-Familiarity with not-for-profits organizations.

-Knowledge regarding marketing, customer service and PR.

-Ability to effectively supervise staff.

-Creative and resourceful problem solving.

To apply please send your cover letter and resume to Beth Hahn at

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 The Community House


Beth Hahn

 Closing Date

May 5, 2019

 $18.00 - $26.00 DOQ

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The Glen Ellyn Park District is seeking a highly motivated, organized, multi-tasker, with ability to work well with others, who would be responsible for supporting various human resource related job functions throughout the park district, including assisting with bi-weekly payroll, assisting in the recruitment and training of employees, maintaining the park district’s employee policy manual and managing the overall employee benefit package of the park district.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate would have at least three (3) years of related human resource experience. Candidates should possess the ability to work independently, solve problems comprehensively, and perform in a fast-paced environment, detail oriented and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Proficiency in the use of computers and office machines is required. Excellent understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc. is required. Experience using Springbrook accounting software a plus, but not required. Proficiency in written communication including clear writing, grammar, punctuation spelling and vocabulary. Ability to provide excellent internal and external customer service, strong verbal skills, organizational skills, advanced planning and analytical ability. Capability to utilize initiative and sound, independent judgment within established guidelines; prioritize, organize and coordinate work activities.

Hours: Approximately 24-28 hours per week. Days and hours are flexible and can vary depending on the candidate and the park district's needs. Interested candidates should apply online at: You are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume. This position is eligible for a defined benefit pension plan with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Glen Ellyn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Duties Include: • Provide administrative support of the District’s overall human resource function, including special projects, variety of paperwork, recommending improvements, recruiting, and employee relation issues. • Function as a backup to the Accounting Supervisor in their absence. • Process background checks, driver abstracts, and other aspects of the employment and onboarding process. • Conduct new hire orientations and trainings as assigned. • Manage the employee performance evaluation process. • Manage the District’s employment application process while also managing and maintaining job announcements throughout the park district including the District’s online application site. • Assist in managing employee programs including but not limited to rewards, recognition, and apparel. • Assist with the processing and distribution of W-2 & 1099 forms. • Assist in the District’s annual audit process. • Track employee hours worked for eligibility towards IMRF, employee insurance benefits, and program discount eligibility. • Update and maintain the Personnel Policy Manual for both full-time and part-time employees. • Suggest improvements for processes, and procedures to support the District’s human resources function. • Assist with and support the risk management program of the Park District. • Manage and maintain employee time-off accruals. • Maintain mandated federal and state job-site postings. • Maintain compliance with OSHA requirements. • Assist the Finance Supervisor with payroll and accounts payable functions as needed. • Serves as backup to the Finance Supervisor in payroll and accounts payable functions in his/her absence. • Assist all employees of the Park District as needed. • Perform other duties as assigned

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Nicholas Cinquegrani

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10.00 / Hr.

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Niles Park District is excited to offer an array of summer internship opportunities for current college students and recent graduates. Enthusiastic and driven applicants are encouraged to submit their credentials for openings in the following areas:

  • Athletics

  • Aquatic Facility Operations

  • General Recreation and Summer Camps

  • Ice Rink Operations

  • Groundskeeping

  • Tennis Facility Operations

Interns can expect to work 20-35 hours per week. Specific job responsibilities will vary by facility. Interns will gain experience across a wide range of essential tasks, including: revenue & inventory control, programming, staff supervision, customer service, special event planning & implementation, and marketing. Requirements applicable to all positions include:

  • Area of study in Recreation / Leisure Studies or related field.

  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to respectfully and effectively communicate with fellow staff, program participants, and facility users of all ages.

  • Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification (or be able to attend Niles Park District training to become certified).

For more information, or to apply, please contact Peter Dubs at 847-583-2735 or email

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 Niles Park District


Peter Dubs

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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The Seasonal Parks Laborer is a seasonal position from approximately May - August. The hours are 7:00am - 3:30pm and may include weekends. Apply online at $13.00 per hour DOE Essential Job Functions:•Mowing park district turf. •Operation of park district vehicles and machinery. •General road repair: asphalt patching. •Turf maintenance – seeding, aerating, weed eradicating. •Planting and trimming of trees and shrubs. •Sports field preparation including dragging, rolling and marking lines. •Removing all garbage and refuse materials from parks and facilities. •Positive interaction and cooperation with all staff and the public. •Routine parks, facilities, and equipment cleaning maintenance and repairs. •Participation in the Park District Safety Program and its directives. •Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good will ambassador for the District at all times. •Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members. •Must be available by district cell phone at all times.

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 Morton Grove Park District


Laura Kee

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled