The Village of Orland Park Special Recreation Division is currently seeking a mature, outgoing, positive, well-rounded individual to fill the role of Part-time Senior Special Recreation Program Coordinator, to oversee the coordination of the weekly general programs, 1:1 inclusive placements and fundraising events.
We offer positive and healthy recreational programming focused on leisure, social, educational, and vocational opportunities within the community for individuals with special needs with a team of talented, dedicated, knowledgeable, and experienced staff. Special recreation staff is committed to meeting the unique individual leisure time needs and positively impacting the lives of individuals with special needs every day by focusing on community outreach and re-integration.
This important role will:
Coordinating the availability of fleet vehicles and presiding over all transportation needs for the program, including but not limited to scheduling routes, drivers, participant changes, and serving as back-up CDL or van driver is an important factor of this position.
High School Diploma and valid driver's license is required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in the recreation or education field is preferred. A minimum of two (2) years related administrative experience is required.
Strong oral and written communication skills, a great attitude, superb organizational skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office is a must.
25-29 hours per week. Mainly daytime shifts, but some evening and Saturday availability will be necessary. Schedules will be made ahead of time when convenient.
Must obtain and maintain medical certification to drive village vehicles upon hire. CDL Class 'B' must be obtained within six (6) months of hire.
This position is eligible for IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund) benefits.