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Heritage Farm Program Activity Leader - part time

  • 19 Feb 2019 10:30 AM
    Message # 7172937
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    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!


    # 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 pagreen@parkfun.com

    If interested, please apply early.  This position will be open until filled.

    The Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Last modified: 19 Feb 2019 10:31 AM | Deleted user
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