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PT - Site Coordinator - Special Recreation Day Program

Job Details

Adaptive Recreation Center - Waukegan, IL
Part Time
$14.25 - $18.00 Hourly

Site Coordinator - Special Recreation Day Program

Status of Employment:

Part Time, Non-Exempt


Description / Duties:

Provide leadership and guidance while working with individuals with disabilities in an adult day program setting. Provide knowledge for the development of life skills in the areas of health and wellness, education, art, recreation and leisure skills, and job training.

  • Oversee and supervise assigned programs and services.
  • May provide direct leadership and supervision to assigned programs and services.
  • Create developmentally appropriate activities that meet the needs and interests of participants for the HEART Day Program in the categories of Health, Education, Art, Recreation and Training.
  • Plan and implement the schedule of daily activities in 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.
  • Plan field trips and arrange guest speakers and accompany participants on field trips.
  • May transport supplies using 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 park district Safety and Training Program.




High School graduation required. Some college preferred.



Experience working with adults with disabilities. Supervision of groups of adults with disabilities in a recreational setting. Supervision of staff and volunteers in a recreational setting preferred.



General knowledge of recreation, parks, and leisure services field.

General knowledge of out of school programs and services.

General knowledge of developmentally appropriate activities for adults with disabilities in a recreational environment.



Valid drivers license required for programs including transportation.



First Aid, CPR, and AED certification.



Monday and Tuesday, 9:30am-2:30pm with a possibility of extra hours for planning. 


Conditions of employment may include:

  • submit proof of date of birth.
  • provide a copy of drivers license or photo ID.
  • provide drivers abstract.
  • submit to a reference check / employment verification.
  • submit to a state criminal background check.
  • submit to pre-employment TB test.
  • submit to pre-employment drug test.
  • submit to random, reasonable cause, and post-accident alcohol and drug tests.



Maria Owens

Recreation Specialist-Special Recreation


Phone: 847-630-4764


Closing Date:

Open until filled.