Responsibilities: The Village of Hawthorn Woods Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a summer intern. The Recreation Intern is a part-time seasonal position that reports to the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Intern will assist with the planning and coordination of summer camps and special events such as Fourth of July festivities, Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park, and Car Show Cruise Nights. They will also assist in areas including aquatics and registration. The intern will be scheduled 20-25 hours per week; nights, weekends, and holidays will be required. The Recreation Intern will be exposed to various areas of recreation management that will be beneficial to their future career as a Park & Recreation professional. The Recreation Intern will work closely with both the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation and the Director of Parks and Recreation to expand their understanding of the field.
Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma. Must be a student in good academic standing and currently enrolled in a college undergraduate program, or be a recent graduate. Preference is given to students majoring in the field of Parks & Recreation Administration or related field. The ideal candidate will be comfortable public speaking, interacting will community members, instructing staff, and leading activities. Must work well and communicate with people of all ages, especially children.
How to Apply: We are proud of our dedicated and exceptional staff and welcome your application to join our team. Applicants will be required to successfully pass a background check and drug test prior to employment. Interested candidates should submit the job application available at www.vhw.org/jobs to Kristin Kazenas, Director of Human Resources. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (847) 847-3591.
A Recreation Intern must be motivated with strong multi-tasking skills, great attention to detail and strong interpersonal communication skills. Under the supervision and guidance of the Internship/Sports Supervisor and experienced Park District staff Recreation interns will have the opportunity to expand their education. The intern will gain experience in administration, marketing, budgeting, leadership, staff management, programming, facility management, special events and maintenance/parks.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other duties may be assigned: - Attend Board meetings, supervisor/manager meetings and staff meetings - Develop and implement goals and objectives - Prepare and submit reports as required by university program requirements - Work with departments as assigned. This includes but not limited to Administration, Recreation, Parks & Planning, Finance and Marketing. - Assist in planning, coordinating and supervision of various programming areas.
SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES Actively support the safety program that will effectively control and reduce accidents. Obey the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the Wilmette Park District safety program that is pertinent to the activities conducted by the department. Monitor the learn/play environment for safety hazards. Promptly report to the Risk Manager or member of the Safety Committee all unsafe actions, practices or conditions observed.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION Must be a student in good academic standing currently enrolled in or have recently completed a college undergraduate or graduate degree in the Recreation field at an accredited University.
HOURS The intern is expected to work 40 hours per week for an 8-12 week program. The standard hours are 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, however weekend and evening hours may be needed for specific programs and events.
This is a full-time position responsible for the organizing, scheduling, planning, renting and marketing of all activities for the Rivers Edge Recreation Center, Prairie Fields Sports Park, Riverside Ice Arena, all other athletic fields and courts as well as Baltic Mill Wedding rentals.
Applicants must be positive, organized, have an excellent work ethic, and be able to effectively direct and manage a wide range of projects and tasks simultaneously.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
• Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation or closely related field from an accredited college or university program required. • A minimum of 2 experience and demonstrated success working in a revenue generating recreation facility required. • Supervisory experience of ice rink operations and maintenance preferred. • CPRP (Certified Park and Recreation Professional) Certification preferred. • Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training. • Valid Illinois driver’s license & good driving record required. • Successful criminal background check. • Must be at least 21 years of age. • Supervise and manage usage of facilities. • Recruit, select, train, supervise & evaluate staff and volunteers. • Schedule, manage and coordinate all facility & field days and times. • Solicit, develop, and maintain facility & field rental opportunities. • Review and prepare costs for the annual budget. Oversee the expenditure and accounting of funds within area of responsibility. • Develop facilities usage to maximum capacity. • Maintain and report inventory of concessions, POS, and equipment items. • Develop and present annual reports for Rivers Edge, Prairie Fields and Riverside Ice Arena.
This is a salaried, exempt position that reports to the Recreation Marketing Manager. The starting salary range for this position is $37,523-$46,550 based on experience. This position includes an excellent benefit package. For more information on this position or to apply, please visit our website at www.belviderepark.org. Job ID 369 Complete an online application and upload your cover letter and resume by January 22, 2019.
This is a full-time position responsible for the administration of the daily operation and programming of our 3rd Base Afterschool, Camp Compass Day Camp program, special events and other programming as assigned.
Applicants must be positive, organized, have an excellent work ethic, and be able to effectively direct and manage a wide range of projects and tasks simultaneously. Applicants must have excellent customer service and communication skills.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
• Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation or closely related field from an accredited college or university. • A minimum of 3 years of direct experience working with youth, after school care, day camp program planning and behavior management. • CPRP Certification preferred. • Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training. • Create, plan, implement and coordinate our 3rd Base After School program and Camp Compass Day Camp program • Recruit, select, train, supervise and evaluate staff and volunteers. • Review, prepare, forecast and monitor revenues and expenses within specific area of responsibility for the annual budget. Oversee the expenditure and accounting of funds within area of responsibility. • Evaluate the quality and effectiveness of the existing programs and submit annual recommendations for fee and program changes. • Ability to work effectively with participants, parents, supervisors, staff and other community contacts • Maintain accurate records of participation figures and supplies/equipment.
This is a salaried, exempt position that reports to the Recreation Special Events Manager. The starting salary range for this position is $37,523-$46,550. This position includes an excellent benefit package. For more information on this position or to apply, please visit our website at belviderepark.org. Job ID 368 Complete an on-line application and upload your cover letter and resume by January 20, 2019.
The Northbrook Park District is seeking an energetic, motivated and team-oriented Custodian to work part-time, year round in our Recreation department. This position performs daily cleaning, facility maintenance tasks, and snow removal at the Sports Center, Leisure Center, and depending on the season, other District facilities. Must be available to work evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old. Completion of four years of high school or equivalent. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with coworkers and supervisors and possess strong customer service skills. A driver’s license is preferred, but not required.
Duties and Responsibilities: Perform general custodial duties, such as sweeping, mopping and sanitizing. Operate equipment in order to vacuum carpets, wax floors, resurface ice rink and remove snow. Perform repair tasks, such as replacing light bulbs and ceiling tiles, as well as basic plumbing. Handle the setup and takedown of recreational spaces that are used for programs, activities and meetings.
Apply online: nbparks.org/jobs