junior leaders

Junior Leaders

The Schaumburg Park District is seeking enthusiastic 13- 15 year olds who want to become leaders and potential staff members. Applicants must be 13 by Jan. 1, 2015.

This fun experience is a great way to introduce the concept of employment responsibilities to teens. Junior Leaders will interact with young children, peers and adults in a work setting.  Junior Leader positions are available for Safety Town, tot and sport programs swim lessons and more!

There is a required fee of $22/$32 for the Junior Leader Program. The fee is payable when registering for a Junior Leader Interview.

New Applicants

New applicants must complete the Junior Leader application which can be downloaded from a link below, or picked up at the CRC, PSC, or MRC after March 2.  The application and two recommendation forms must be submitted to Teresa Varco at the Pat Shephard Center, 421 N. Springinsguth Rd. by March 13.  Applicants must call The Pat Shephard Center (847) 490-7036 to set up an interview. The $22/$32 registration fee for the interview is a required fee for all Junior Leader participants.  Teens will receive written notice of their application status the week of April 27. All teens accepted into the Junior Leader Program will receive information regarding the placement process.  Positions are limited and will be first come first serve.

There is a mandatory Junior Leader Kick Off Meeting on Thursday, May 21, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center. This year’s training will include: Junior Leader information, a guest speaker and parent information..

Returning Junior Leaders

Returning Junior Leaders must call the Pat Shephard Center (847) 490-7036 to set up an interview.  During the interview, Junior Leaders will discuss experiences from last summer and the placement process for the summer.  Please bring a completed Junior Leader Commitment Form for Returning Junior Leaders and Junior Leader Program Selection Form (can be downloaded below).    The $22/$32 registration fee for the interview is a required fee for all Junior Leader participants.  Returning Junior Leaders must attend the mandatory Junior Leader Kick Off Meeting on Thursday, May 21 from 6:30-8:30PM at the Community Recreation Center. This year’s training will include: Junior Leader information, a guest speaker and parent information.

Parents

Parents must attend the last half hour (8:00-8:30PM) of the Kick Off meetingter. 

Kick-Off Meeting: Barcode #63747

6:30-8:30PM at the Community Recreation Center for Junior Leaders. This year’s training will include: Junior Leader information, a guest speaker and parent information.

Contact

For more information, contact the Pat Shephard Center at 847/490-7036.

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