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Village of Orland Park Intern - Recreation & Parks in Orland Park, Illinois

Opportunity at a Glance

Working on your degree in Recreation? Join the Village of Orland Park’s award winning Recreation department this summer as an Intern and gain valuable experience. You will have an opportunity to work on achieving the goals and objectives of our Recreation Department as well as your degree program for a well-rounded intern experience.

Key Responsibilities

As a Recreation Intern you will provide general support to the day-to-day functions of the department. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting management and staff in the planning, organizing, and supervision of specific assigned recreation programming activities or functions and special events. Other duties include overview of budgets, media requests, research, reporting, shopping, filing, copying, and other duties as assigned.

This position also works with other department's on assigned projects, and maintains good relationships with community, other interest groups and agencies serving the area.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

Strong candidates must possess the following:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Parks or related field

  • Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, along with strict attention to detail

  • A high level of creativity

Prior field work or part-time experience in the areas of recreation or related area is preferred

Hours: Monday - Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Must have availability for some evenings and weekends if necessary.

Job ID2021-1792

Employment TypeSeasonal

Job LocationUS-IL-Orland Park

IMRF EligibileNot IMRF Eligible

CategoryRecreation Programs and Services