APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

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 prominent characteristics 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!


Full-Time Positions
No open positions at this time


Now Hiring Part-Time Seasonal Positions!

Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Laborer

Under the supervision of the Building & Grounds Supervisor the Community Park District Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Laborer is responsible for general indoor and outdoor summer custodial and maintenance work including cleaning, trash removal, program set-up, liter pick-up, mowing, and painting. Download Full Job Description here

Resumes and Employment Applications can be emailed to Theresa Jackson at tjackson@communityparkdistrict.org or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.

Afternoon Antics Counselor - Seasonal 

The Afternoon Antics Counselor is responsible for planning, implementing, leading, supervising, and assisting the Afternoon Antics Lead Counselor in the Afternoon Antics program for children grades K to 6th. Download Full Job Description here

Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Theresa Jackson at tjackson@communityparkdistrict.org or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.


Afternoon Antics Lead Counselor - Seasonal 
The Afternoon Antics Lead Counselor is responsible for planning, creating, implementing, directing, and evaluating all Antics Parks for children grades K-6th in a manner that contributes to their well-being, growth, and development. To provide a warm, nurturing, safe, and loving environment where self-concept is enhanced, independence encouraged, and individuality respected. Download Full Job Description here

Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Theresa Jackson at  tjackson@communityparkdistrict.org  or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.

Camp Counselor - Seasonal Part-time

Under the supervision of the Summer Camp Supervisor and Recreation Manager, the Community Park District Camp Counselor is responsible for planning, implementing, leading, supervising, and assisting activities that support the Summer Camp Program for children in grades K-5 in a manner that contributes to their well-being, growth, and development. This position provides a warm, nurturing, safe, fun, active, and caring environment where self-concept is enhanced, independence encouraged, and individuality respected. Download Full Job Description here

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Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Theresa Jackson at tjackson@communityparkdistrict.org or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.


Part-Time Positions

Substitute Preschool Teachers Needed!

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).

Download Full Job Description here

Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Theresa Jackson at tjackson@communityparkdistrict.org or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.


Sports Instructors Wanted!

Under the supervision of the Recreation 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).

Download Full Job Description here.

Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Theresa Jackson at tjackson@communityparkdistrict.org or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.