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  • The Morton Grove Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a variety of full-time, part-time, seasonal, internship, and volunteer opportunities.
  • We are looking for service focused team members who know the importance of community.
  • We strictly adhere to an online application process. If you are interested in applying for an opportunity, you must complete the online job application. (link below)
  • Your online application will be kept for one year after completion.
  • Due to the amount of applications that we receive, after submitting your online application, you will be sent an e-mail message confirming the successful submission of your application. You will be contacted only if we are considering you for a specific position.

The Morton Grove Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with the Park District is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, age, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, martial status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


Current Openings

Job ID: 442   Apply

Position Type: Recreation

Date Posted: 9/18/2018
Prairie View Community Center

The Kinder-Odyssey Aide should act as support staff to the Kinder-Odyssey Teacher, assisting whenever necessary. The Aide shall assist in the planning, organizing and conducting of Kinder-Odyssey classroom activities on a day-day basis. The Aide should be prepared to take over classroom functions in the absence of the teacher. The Kinder-Odyssey Aide position is part-time working a regular school year from August to June.
Must be available Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Must be 18 years of age. Work experience in a preschool/early childhood setting is preferred. Ability to work independently and creatively. CPR and first aid certifications required. (will train on site).

Immediate Supervisor:
The Kinder-Odyssey Aide is responsible to the Kinder-Odyssey Teacher and Recreation Supervisor.

Essential Functions:
To assist in the planning of the program and activities of the children.
To initiate, interact and encourage children in a variety of activities throughout the day
To assist the Teacher in planning and preparing daily and weekly lesson plans. May be responsible for designing own lesson plan with the consent of the Teacher.
To use appropriate and positive discipline.
To assist the Teacher by passing on observations regarding the children’s health, behavior, and development.
Arrive and depart on time.
To attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
To assist the Teacher in designing and putting up decorations on bulletin boards.
To assist in maintaining classroom supplies. Complete work orders for special classroom set-ups (minimum 1 week in advance).
To assist in maintaining a clean and organized classroom.
May be asked to assist in other classrooms.
Prepare the classroom prior to the school year and clean up at the completion of the class day and end of the school year.
Supervise the use and care of Park District supplies, equipment and facilities.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with parents, recreation supervisor, co-workers, and the community.
Complete an Accident Report form for all injuries to children while in attendance at preschool, and inform supervisor immediately.
Submit time card and payment requests in timely manner.
Maintain up-to-date records on students including emergency information.
Kinder-Odyssey Aides are Mandatory Reporters therefore if they suspect that a child is abused or neglected must contact Child Abuse Hotline with support from supervisor.
Complete other duties as assigned.
$10.00 – $13.00 DOE

Position Type: Recreation
Date Posted: 2/14/2018
Location: Prairie View Community Center

Apply: JobID: 309

Summary: Provide weekly music lessons to students of all ages and abilities.

Bachelor’s degree in Music. 2-3 years of experience teaching students at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Must possess strong communication skills and effective personal skills for working with students who range from young children to adults.

Essential Functions:
1. Provide 30 minute to 60 minute weekly music lessons to students all ages and abilities.
2. Assess student skill and music knowledge during the initial meeting.
3. Provide appropriate teaching of music theory and instrument instruction so that students can progress toward their musical goal.
4. Prepare students for student recitals.
5. Communication with students regarding concerns, missed classes, etc.
6. Have effective time management skills to ensure that classes are met on time.
7. Be highly organized to keep track of any changes to their weekly schedule.
Starting $25.00 DOE
Apply online at

Job ID: 312  Apply


The Morton Grove Park District is seeking a mature, creative and responsible individual who loves working with children. Do you like the idea of getting paid to play? If so we
have the job for you! We are seeking team members to work with the before school program (6:45 – 8:30 after-school school programs (2:45pm-6: 00 pm), Monday through Friday or 3 days per week.
Hours vary by school location, 15-20 hours per week and all shifts available.
If you enjoy children and want to make a difference in a child’s life, please apply online at, questions contact Laura Kee 847-965-0538

  Job Duties

  • Assist in the scheduling, organizing and implementation of the daily activities
  • Develop and lead new and creative activities.
  • Promote the philosophy of the B.A.S.E program.
  • Enforce all B.A.S.E. program rules and regulations.
  • Be a good role model for all B.A.S.E. participants.
  • Maintain site in a well-groomed manner


Several shifts available.

Position Type: Parks
Date Posted: 3/15/2018
Location: Prairie View Community Center

Apply: JobID: 438

The Rental Attendant is responsible for the operation of any and all rentals taking place at the Prairie View Community Center.  The Rental Attendant is responsible for performing essential functions as outlined in this analysis.  This is a part-time position working 8-10 hours a rental, working a maximum of two rentals a week, usually on Saturdays and Sundays.

The minimum age for the position is 16 years old. Common sense, good judgment, good customer relations, and communication are necessary for this position.  Must be able to lift moderate weight (25 lbs.) when setting up tables and chairs. Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid is necessary (will train in-house).
Essential Functions:

  1. Set up and take down tables and chairs per agreement with rental contract and set up room for next use.
  2. Clean and sanitize tables and chairs.
  3. Remove and dispose of garbage.
  4. Dust and wet mop floors, vacuum carpet in the upstairs hallway.
  5. Clean and sanitize restrooms.
  6. Assist with removal of all decorations.
  7. Clean and sanitize kitchen area when rental group departs.
  8. Check building for unlocked doors and secure all doors upon departure. Set alarm if necessary.
  9. Complete necessary safety document if necessary e.g. accident or incident report and leave report with the immediate supervisor.
  10. Always perform and complete tasks in a safe manner.
  11. Keep entrance areas clean and obstruction free from garbage, snow, etc. for rental participants to access the building.
  12. Initiate elevator operation upon entering building and turn off after rental.
  13. Become familiar with building mechanical systems. (community room, activity room, or gym)
  14. Keep rental group in confines of rented space.
  15. Enforce all rules set by the Morton Grove Park District rental contract, calling for assistance of police if necessary.
  16. Complete additional tasks as assigned by Supervisor.

$10.00 an hour
Apply online at



Position Type: Parks/Maintenance Technician
Date Posted:12/13/2018
Location: Garage

Apply: Job ID:436

The Seasonal Parks Laborer is a temporary position from approximately April – November. The hours are 7:00am – 3:30pm and may include weekends. $12.00 per hour DOE

High school diploma or equivalent required.  One-year previous building custodial experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Mowing park district turf.
  • Operation of park district vehicles and machinery.
  • General road repair: asphalt patching.
  • Turf maintenance – seeding, aerating, weed eradicating.
  • Planting and trimming of trees and shrubs.
  • Sports field preparation including dragging, rolling and marking lines.
  • Removing all garbage and refuse materials from parks and facilities.
  • Positive interaction and cooperation with all staff and the public.
  • Routine parks, facilities, and equipment cleaning maintenance and repairs.
  • Participation in the Park District Safety Program and its directives.
  • Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner.
    Acts as a good will ambassador for the District at all times.
    Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.
    Must be available by district cell phone at all times.