The Community Park District of La Grange Park provides a wide range of exciting recreational opportunities and maintains 6 park sites ( total 23.1 acres) for the benefit of our community. The Community Park District was created in 1944 and grew out of the volunteer-based Citizen Committee for Recreation and public enthusiasm for recreation programs and services and a healthy spirit of volunteerism remains a prominent characteristic of the park district today.
Our small and dedicated team strives to create opportunities for our community to build stronger bonds and live healthy, active, and fun lives! To achieve this, our staff and board value professional development, work/life synergy, the pursuit of excellence, fairness, and fun. The Community Park District offers an extremely generous benefits package that includes medical, life, and supplemental insurances, IMRF Pension Plan, tuition reimbursement, program privileges, and more!
Ready Teddy Preschool is looking for energetic, flexible, and fun substitute teachers! Under the supervision of the Recreation Manager, the Substitute Preschool Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing preschool programs for children ages 2-5 with a co-teacher, including but not limited to providing customer service, general safety, and development, supervision of groups of children, and providing high quality educational and recreational activities.
The Ready Teddy Preschool substitute teachers are energetic, positive, and patient teachers who love sharing their passion for education with our students. Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with at least two years experience related to childcare or child development required. Must have good communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills. CPR, First-Aid and AED certifications are required (Park District provides training).
Completed applications may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or sent to the Community Park District Recreation Center, 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park.
Athletic Field Supervisor- Seasonal
Hourly Pay: $13.00-$15.00 DOE
Email completed applications to email@example.com or drop them off at 1501 Barnsdale Road in La Grange Park.
Knowledge of athletic field supervision or youth programs/league.
Knowledge of soccer, baseball, softball, sports training, pickleball and a variety of other sports/activities.
Experience as a coach or trainer in other sports is preferred, but not required.
Proficiency in both English and Spanish is desirable, but not required.
Certification in nationally recognized CPR and Safety instruction (Can be obtained through the CPD)
The Athletics Assistant is under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS, ENVIRONMENTAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to bend, stoop, lift items weighing up to 50 pounds, turn, sit and stand for short or extended periods of time. May be exposed to elements during outdoor activities; including extreme heat and cold, snow, rain, ice, day and night conditions, and high levels of pollen. He/she is exposed to varying levels of humidity, temperature, and light when working indoors. The Athletics Assistant may feel added pressure from being responsible for the entire program and children enrolled Must be able to plan, administer, and evaluate the operation of the youth and adult leagues. Must possess the ability to convey information to others in a clear, concise manner.
Interested candidates should email a completed application to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail materials to the Community Park District Recreation Center, 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park.
Sports Instructors Wanted!
Under the supervision of the Recreation, Facilities and Safety Manager, the Community
Park District Sports Instructors is responsible for developing,
planning, implementing, leading, supervising, and assisting
instructional athletic programs in La Grange Park. This position
provides safe, fun, nurturing, and active programming for kids ages
3-17 where self-concept is enhanced, independence encouraged, and
individuality respected. Programming includes private, semiprivate,
and group instruction.
Community Park District sports instructors are energetic, positive, and patient coaches who love sharing their passion for athletics with children experiencing a sport for the first time as well as those looking to improve intermediate or advanced skills. Instructors have coaching experience and a thorough knowledge of at least 2 of the following sports: Baseball, softball, basketball, cheerleading, tennis, volleyball, track, football/flag football, and soccer. Collegiate athletics experience is preferred. Instructors must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, be team-oriented, and have excellent communication skills. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications are required (Park District provides training).
Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Laura Raimondi at email@example.com or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.