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Make a difference this summer by facilitating recreational programs for people with disabilities. Work one-on-one or lead a class, get resume-building experience and join a vibrant organization that’s helping people.

Available Summer Jobs:

Please click the job titles below for complete job descriptions. A variety of schedules/shifts are available, and positions are located across the Fox Valley region. Please contact us to learn more.

Day Camp Counselor

M-F, 8:30am-3pm

Work with people ages 5-22 with disabilities in Summer Camp

Minimum 16 Years of Age

No former experience required

Day Camp Site Director

M-F, 8:15am-3:15pm

Leadership Position: Plan and implement Summer Camp programs for people ages 5-22 with disabilities

High School Diploma or equivalency 

Two+ years of experience planning and conducting day camp or recreation programs for individuals with disabilities or in Recreation, Education, or other related fields of study required

Adult Day Program Leader (Day Break)

M-TH, 9:00am-3:00pm

Leadership Position: Lead people ages 22+ with disabilities in an Adult Day Program.

Minimum 21 Years of Age

Two+ years of experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred. 

Adult Day Program Assistant (Day Break)

M-TH, 9:00am-3:00pm

Work with people ages 22+ with disabilities in an Adult Day Program.

Minimum 16 Years of Age

Must have a basic knowledge and understanding of recreation programming for individuals with disabilities

Program Leader

Hours vary

Facilitate various recreational and leisure programs for people  with disabilities

Minimum 18 Years of Age

Must have a basic knowledge and understanding of recreation programming for individuals with disabilities

Program Assistant + Driver

Hours vary

Program Assistant role + provide transportation to FVSRA participants

Minimum 21 Years of Age

Valid Illinois Driver’s License 

Ability to pass drug screening

Program Assistant

M-F 3:30-8pm + Sa 9am-3pm

Work with people with disabilities in various recreational and leisure programs

Minimum 16 Years of Age

No former experience required

Volunteer

M-F 3:30-8pm + Sa 9am-3pm

Assist staff in facilitating various recreational and leisure programs for people ages 5-22 with disabilities

Minimum 14 Years of Age

No former experience required

Inclusive Program Assistant

M-F 8:30am-3:30pm

Support Park District staff in adapting Day Camp programs for people with disabilities 

Minimum 18 Years of Age

Two+ years of experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred. 

Inclusive Special Needs Assistant

M-F, hours vary

Assist individuals ages 4-13 with disabilities in mainstream park district Day Camp programs

Minimum 16 Years of Age

Two+ years of experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred​​

Inclusion Field Supervisor

M-F, typical hours 8:00am-5:00pm

Leadership Position: Supervise Park District Day Camp programs and staff providing on-site support and coaching  

Minimum 18 Years of Age

Two+ years of experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred​​

Therapeutic Recreation Internship (Fall 2022)

A minimum of 560-hour or 14 weeks

Assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and document recreational and leisure programs for people with disabilities  

Current academic coursework to complete requirements for NCRC Certification

Proven experience working with individuals with disabilities

Fox Valley Special Recreation Association (FVSRA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. FVSRA fosters a workforce ethic that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion that enables all employees to thrive. FVSRA does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disabilities, national or ethnic origin, gender or sexual orientation, status as a veteran, or any classification protected by local, state, or federal law.