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Creative Arts Instructor

Veterans Park District - Northlake, IL

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: Starting @ $15.00 per hour (Depending on Qualifications)

Instructor will provide weekly curriculum and class structure. The choice candidate will have the ability to communicate professionally with parents, guardians, and staff; be able to encourage students to find their creativity; have enthusiasm, patience, tolerance, and the ability to motivate students of any age. Candidate should be highly skilled at instructing using different media such as pencil, ink, watercolor pain, charcoal, pastels, and oil-based paints to a variety of age groups and ability levels.

Associate Degree in Art or Related Field required; Bachelor's Degree preferred

Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to the Director of Finance and Human Resoures

Recreation Intern

Veterans Park District - Northlake, IL

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $9.00 per hour

The Recreation Intern is a seasonal position that reports to the Assistant Director of Recreation and Assistant Day Camp Directors. The Recreation Intern will assist with the planning and coordinating of summer camp programs and events such as Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park and our Back to School Event. The Recreation Intern is also responsible for developing and leading our Junior Counselor Program’s Leadership Mondays servicing ages 13-15.
The chosen candidate must be 18 years old and currently enrolled in a college undergraduate program in good academic standing or a recent graduate.

Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to the Director of Finance and Human Resoures

Lifeguard

Veterans Park District - Northlake, IL

Job Type: Seasonal

Salary: $9.00 per hour

Responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies. Recognizes and responds quickly and effectively in emergencies. Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services. Maintains rescue ready knowledge and life guard skills at all times.
Individual must swim 200 yards freestyle or breast stroke, tread water 2 minutes without hands, surface dive 12 feet and retrieve 10 pound object.

Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to the Director of Finance and Human Resoures

Concession Worker

Veterans Park District - Northlake, IL

Job Type: Seasonal

Salary: $9.00 per hour

Prepares food, clean, and maintain the concession stand and equipment and serve customers. Maintains work areas in a clean and organized manner. Cleans the concession stand and surrounding areas. Helps in the daily operations of opening and closing of the concession. Operates a computer cash register. Follows Park District policies and procedures as well as Health Department guidelines. Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintains a high standard of customer service. Performs all opening and closing procedures.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and display excellent communication and organizational skills. Must be customer service oriented, have a pleasant demeanor and cooperative attitude. Must be extremely flexible and able to handle more than one task at a time.

Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to the Director of Finance and Human Resoures.

Fitness Instructor

Veterans Park District - Northlake, IL

Job Type: Part-time

Salary Depending on Qualifications

Teaches and instructs fitness programs for tots, youth, teens, adults and older adults, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate warm-up, exercises, stretching, and cool down. Instructs patrons on effective workout methods; explains proper techniques and demonstrates exercise. Maintain accurate attendance records of program participants Establish an open line of communication with participants and parents Supervise participants enrolled in the program at all times Maintain order and enforce rules during the program Preform set-up and clean-up responsibilities Ensure equipment is maintained properly and supplies are stored in an orderly fashion in the appropriate storage closet Submit paperwork in a timely manner, which may include, but is not limited to, attendance records, accident reports, receipts, program outlines, etc. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards. Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances. Distribute flyers or other information to participants when required Communicate with the Athletic Supervisor on a regular basis to inform him/her of the program status or any program-related concerns or issues Perform other duties as assigned.

Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to the Director of Finance and Human Resoures.

Athletic Instructor

Job Type: Part-time

Salary starting at $10.00 per hour DOQ

Teaches and instructs athletic programs for tots, youth, teens, adults and older adults Maintain accurate attendance records of program participants Establish an open line of communication with participants and parents Supervise participants enrolled in the program at all times Maintain order and enforce rules during the program Perform set-up and clean-up responsibilities Ensure equipment is maintained properly and supplies are stored in an orderly fashion in the appropriate storage closet Submit paperwork in a timely manner, which may include, but is not limited to, attendance records, accident reports, receipts, program outlines, etc. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances Distribute flyers or other information to participants when required Communicate with the Athletic Supervisor on a regular basis to inform him/her of the program status or any program-related concerns or issues Perform other duties as assigned.

Interested?  Please email your resume and cover letter to the Director of Finance and Human Resoures.