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We are always looking for fun energetic people to join our team. Working with individuals with disabilities teaches skills such as patience, creativity, and adaptability. If you would like more information, please contact Human Resources at 217-819-3840 or

CUSR Inclusion Assistant

Accepting applications from ages 16 and up.

The Inclusion Assistant provides support so an individual with a disability may succeed in park district programs

Inclusion Assistants reinforce the recreation leaders instructions, encourage peer interactions between individuals with and without disabilities and emphasize the fun of recreation.

Duties include adapting activities, following inclusion or behavior plans, maintaining a safe environment, and promoting success in a program.

An Inclusion Assistant works one on one with an individual who has a disability in a mainstream setting

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CUSR Sports and Community Staff

The Community Support Staff in leading classes for people participating in CUSR programs. Duties include program implementation, supervision, and safety of CUSR participants, and equipment while working on therapeutic recreation programs, trips, and special events. Program Staff must demonstrate initiative, as well as the ability to receive delegations from Program Leaders. CUSR will invest in people who are leaders, are flexible, creative, organized, disciplined, takes ownership and pride in their work and is a team player. A variety of different programs and special events will be offered including, but not limited to, aquatics, bowling, fitness, sports, crafting, community outings, and social events.

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CUSR After School Program Director

The Program Director plans and leads programs, maintains proper risk management procedures for children, youth and teens in After School Programs. Activities that may take place in an After-School program include, but are not limited to crafts, outdoor play, cooking and field trips.

This position will run in the fall and spring seasons. The Program Director is a part-time seasonal employee.

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CUSR Afterschool Program Leader.

The Program Leader assists the Program Director in leading classes for people participating in CUSR programs. Duties include maintaining a safe environment, enforcing risk management procedures, and promoting success in the program.

Program Leaders will work with youth and teens participants in a variety of activities including crafts, outdoor play and cooking.

This position follows a fall and spring season curriculum.

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