Join the Adventure – Now Hiring for Fall: Before & After School Program Counselors and Site Directors

Join our team and Join the Adventure this fall! Northbrook Park District is actively recruiting staff members for Adventure Campus, our popular before and after school care program. The District has increased pay rates in order to to fill the necessary positions to offer this essential program to the community.

Benefits for Adventure Campus Staff

  • Hourly rates of $15-$20
  • Free recreation benefits that start when you apply (think pools, fitness, etc.!)
  • Work 3-5 days per week (1-2 day options also available)
  • Shifts from school dismissal (2:15-2:45pm) until 4pm, 5pm or 6pm


Job Description
Join our amazing team as a Before & Afterschool Counselor. This position has flexible scheduling, no weekend hours, a fun working environment and great experiences working with children! Counselors lead a group of children through before and after school activities during 2022-2023 school year at a local elementary school in Northbrook or Glenview.

This position runs through June 2023 with opportunities for employment as a summer camp counselor and continued employment during the 2023-2024 school year.

Program runs 5 days a week (Monday-Friday). While the ability to work Monday through Friday is strongly preferred, applicants must be willing to commit to at least 2 days a week.

Shift time for Before School Care is 6:45am-8:30am. Shift time for After School Care is 2:45pm – 5:15pm/6pm at the latest. The shift end time may vary based on child pick-up times and counselor/child ratios.

Pay & Shift Information
Starting rate: $15+ per hour

Duties & Responsibilities
Lead a group of children through daily before and afterschool activities including homework, arts & crafts and physically distanced indoor and outdoor games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop off and pickup, implementing safety guidelines, supervising safety and supporting the Site Director with activity planning.

Apply Online to be a Counselor


Job Description
The Northbrook Park District is seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of Program Site Director. This position is responsible for the day to day planning and oversight of one Adventure Campus site and related staff and participants, acts as a Camp Site Director in the summer, and leads programs during school breaks and days off. The Program Site Director position is year-round and includes benefits! Working 30+ hours per week, the Program Supervisor is eligible for medical insurance, IMRF retirement benefits and paid time off. Plus, weekends free!

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to work with children in a supervisory capacity.

During the school year, qualified applicants must be available Monday through Friday for before school care and after school care. Shift time for before school care is 6:45am-8:30am. Shift time for after school care is 2:45pm-6pm. School Breaks and School Day Off Program hours will vary based on need; typically, 8:30am-3:30pm.

During summer day camp hours will be approximately 8:30am-3:30pm Monday-Friday.

Pay & Shift Information
Starting rate: $20+ per hour

Duties & Responsibilities
Plan and implement daily activities for children. Daily activities include themed arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games and other enriching play. Supervise counselors and communicate with school personnel and parents on a regular basis. Program Supervisors also implement and ensure safety guidelines are being followed.

Apply Online to be a Site Director


As an Adventure Campus staff member, you will

  • Make a difference for the community
  • Make a difference in the lives of children
  • Enjoy paid training
  • Build your resume
  • Build your college application

Convenient site locations throughout the community include:

  • Hickory Point School (District 27)
  • Shabonee School (District 27)
  • Wescott School (District 30)
  • Willowbrook School (District 30)
  • Winkelman School (District 31)

* Adventure Campus staff working 3-5 days per week are eligible for bonuses of $250 in September, $250 in December and $500 in June. Prorated bonuses are available for 1-2 days per week. This is a limited time offer and specific eligibility requirements apply.


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