Employment and Volunteer Information

Summer Day Camp Counselor

We have some openings for our summer day camp and need counselors. This is a seasonal position that will operate June-August.   Counselors typically will work about 30 hours/week and are responsible for planning and implementing daily activities for campers’ entering 1st grade through 8th grade.  Counselors will work directly under the supervision of the camp coordinator and assistant camp coordinator. Usual daily hours are 9:30am-3:30pm.

Some, but not all, daily tasks are as follows:

  • Plan weekly schedules of daily activities appropriate for the age group for which you are responsible
  • Take daily attendance
  • Attend weekly fieldtrip and be directly responsible for children assigned to you.
  • Participate on swim days and adhere to the facilities rules.
  • Be patient, courteous and friendly with campers, parents/guardians and patrons of the park.
  • Assists and performs other duties as assigned by the Camp Coordinator or Assistant Camp Coordinator.

Starting pay $10/hr

Click Here for Application

You may submit your application in person or via email to jzoberis@oakforestparks.org

Gymnastics Coach

We are looking for a part-time gymnastics coach for our recreational classes. Experience is required in both gymnastics and tumbling. Pay commensurate with experience. Must be available Tuesday and Wednesday (3:30-8:30pm) and Saturday (9:30am-2pm) required. We are looking for fun, reliable, and outgoing instructors who love kids!

Candidate Characteristics:

  • Dependable
  • A great personality
  • Being a positive role model

If you meet these qualifications and are an interested applicant, please fill out the employment application. You may submit your application in person or via email to gymnastics@oakforestparks.org

Volunteer Opportunity

Oak Forest Park District is interested in utilizing your skills. If you are interested in volunteering for one of our events, come in and fill out a volunteer application. Youth volunteers for events/programs belong to our Leadership C.O.U.R.T. program. More information on the program can be found on page 16 in our brochure.

Coaches who need to turn in a background check may download one by clicking here.