ABOUT US: The Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 73,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational facilities, programs, events, parks and open spaces. Volkening Heritage Farm, situated on Spring Valley’s grounds, is a living history museum where visitors can experience life on an authentic 1880s German farm, complete with horses, cows, pigs, chickens, and much more!
FARM PROGRAM ACTIVITY LEADERS
# of Vacancies: Two (2)
10-15 hours per week
Positions start in April and end in December
Weekdays based on school field trip schedule.
Pay: $10.50 per hour
Duties: Working as part of a team, you will lead history and farm themed activities and demonstrations for our school field trips visitors. Includes dressing in period clothing.
QUALIFICATIONS: The best applicants must truly enjoy working with the public, children, and families. A sincere interest in American history, agriculture, and/or museums a must. Must be comfortable around large animals and able to lift up to 25 pounds. Must be able to work a variable schedule, adjust to varying paces, and work independently.
PERKS & PRIVILEGES: These are PART-TIME LEVEL 3 positions and are eligible for the following internal privileges:
Free fitness center membership!
Free admission to indoor and outdoor pools!
One free program registration per season (may be used for a family member – see definition)!
10% discount on other program registrations, one-to-one services, parties & rentals, group exercise!
Free boat rental at Volkening Lake!
Free open gym admission!
50% off nursery services!
Internal Applicants: Please express your interest directly to Patricia Kennedy Green.
External Applicants: Visit us at www.parkfun.com – go to “About” then “Employment” to complete our online job application.
FOR MORE INFORMATION Patricia Kennedy Green 847-985-2101 or email@example.com
If interested, please apply early. This position will be open until filled.
The Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.