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Site Coordinator - Before and After School Care (BASE)

Company: Waukegan Park District
Location: waukegan
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Status of Employment:

Part-time, Non-Exempt

Compensation: $ 13.00 per hour or higher depending on qualifications.


Planning, organizing, supervision, and oversight of day to day operations of activities for youth in both indoor and outdoor recreational settings.


Oversee and supervise BASE programs and services. May provide direct leadership and supervision to BASE programs and services. Create developmentally appropriate activities that meet the needs and interests of participants. Plan and implement the schedule of activities in the program setting. Assist in the development and implementation of goals and objectives specific to area of responsibility. Assist in the evaluation of programs and services in the assigned area of responsibility. Make and implement recommendations. Assist in the recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of assigned staff and volunteers. Coordinate with Recreation Specialist and Recreation Supervisor to schedule staff. Assist with assessments of new program participants. Assist in the preparation and maintenance of reports and records regarding participants, programs, and services. Ensure counselors maintain facilities in a clean, organized, and neat manner. May transport supplies via a park district vehicle. Assist in the purchase, distribution, and maintenance of proper inventory of all supplies and materials. Establish cooperative working relationship with coworkers, parents, community agencies, and organizations. Attend pertinent departmental/park district meetings and in-house training sessions. Conduct self according to the policies and procedures as established by the park district. May open and close facilities. Wear assigned uniforms while on duty. Participate in the park district Safety and Training Program.


18+ years (21+ years of age for driving purposes).


High School Diploma or GED required, some college preferred.


Working with youth and supervision of youth in a recreational setting. Supervision of seasonal or part time staff and volunteers in a recreational setting preferred.


General knowledge of recreation, parks and leisure services. Specific knowledge of developmentally appropriate activities for youth in a recreational environment. Specific knowledge of out of school programs and services.

License / Certification:

Valid driver's license preferred; required for programs including transportation. Valid Child First Aid and CPR Certification required within one year.


Monday - Friday afternoons from 3:00pm-6:30pm with possible morning hours from 6:00am-10:00am. Hours may vary depending on program needs.

Condition of Employment:

* Provide proof of date of birth. * Provide a copy of driver's license. * Provide driver's abstract. * Submit to a reference check / employment verification. * Submit to a state criminal background check. * Submit to TB testing. * Submit to pre-placement drug tests. * Submit to reasonable cause and post-accident alcohol and drug tests.


Javier Martinez

Recreation Specialist-Youth & Environmental Programs



Closing Date:

Open until filled.

Application Procedure:

Apply online at http://www.applitrack.com/waukeganparks/OnlineApp/

Keywords: Waukegan Park District, Waukegan , Site Coordinator - Before and After School Care (BASE), Other , waukegan, Illinois

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