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Recreation Aides–6 month positions with Forest Preserve District

The Forest Preserves of Cook County is seeking 6 month Recreation Aides to work within the Department of Conservation and Experiential Programming.

Please pass along to anyone who might be interested.

They must apply online at

Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Job Summary

Reporting  to staff from the Conservation and Experiential Programming Recreation Team, provides hands-on outdoor recreation activities to District patrons at a variety of special events, activities and programs at numerous locations around the District including district Campgrounds. Staff will develop programmatic ideas, concepts and in some cases curriculum that they will deliver at a variety of locations around the District.  May be assigned to oversee a specific aspect of special events and outdoor recreation and camping programs and to assist in overseeing seasonal support staff for those projects. Assists with programmatic and customer service interaction at Films in the Forest; Forest Jams; Cooler in the Forest; Camping and Gear library programs, youth and family events; arts, paddling and outdoor recreation activities; and Nature Center and partner events. This is a 6 month seasonal position.

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