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2019-20 Before & After School Care Program Leader

The Northfield Park District is seeking qualified, enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individuals to work in our Before and After School Care Programs, which are designed to provide a safe recreational experience for children. Position is during the 2019-20 school year and is part-time. 

As a Before & After School Leader you are responsible for creating and leading participants in a variety of recreational activities appropriate for children kindergarten to 3rd grade. This includes snack, homework, arts & crafts and indoor and outdoor games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop-off and pick-up, supervising safety and supporting leadership staff with activity planning.

Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old and have 2 years of experience working with children. Enrollment in, or completion of, a college degree in education, recreation or related field is highly desirable. 

Hours: (Hiring for 5-day Morning and/or Afternoon shifts): 8/19/19 – 6/10/20
Mornings: M-F from 6:45-8:30am
Afternoons: M-F from 1:30-6:00pm 

Pay Range: $12-$20/hour. DOQ.

To apply please complete the job application and/or submit your resume to Jim Reuter at All completed applications should be submitted to Jim Reuter at or dropped off at the Northfield Community Center, 401 Wagner Road, Northfield, IL 60093. Any questions can be directed to Jim at 847.446.4428.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, and efforts of working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances change: e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological developments, etc.