Open Positions for Chicago Park District


for various Nature Camp programs
Nature Camp Counselors will be engaging youth in outdoor, hands-on nature/science exploration.  Program curriculum will be provided, but you must be willing to get dirty and investigate the natural world alongside Chicago Park District youth.  Work location can vary from week to week or day to day, depending on the program.   We are currently seeking to hire nature camp counselors for the following programs:  Harvest Garden, Nature Oasis Field Trips, Urban Campers, Under Illinois Skies, Northerly Island Adventure Camp and North Park Village Nature Center Eco-Explorers Camps.
Under supervision, provides recreational activities for children during the operation of day camp activities in the Chicago Park District.  Performs related duties as required.
Leads camp programs in a variety of Park District parks.  Accompanies groups of children on field trips to education institutions, public functions or recreational activities.  Supervises children to ensure their safety and well being. Leads and participates in games, drills and agility exercises. Reads to children and teaches simple painting, drawing, songs and similar recreation activities.  Brings supplies and equipment necessary for activities.
Training and Experience: Current enrollment at an accredited college or university for a Bachelor's Degree. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience working with children is required. The ability to stand, sit, bend and kneel frequently. 
Union:  SEIU-Local 73         EEO:  Para-Professional                  FLSA: Non-Exempt 


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Postings current as of 6/25/2019 6:47:17 AM CST.

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  • Camp Counselor (Seasonal) -Nature Camp JobID: 4410
  • Position Type:
      Nature/Camp Counselor (S)

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  • Location:
      Cultural and Natural Resources

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