Thank you for your interest in working for the River Forest Park District! We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:



Athletic Manager

Starting Salary Range: $42,000.00-$48,000.00
(Note: Must be within the first 40% of the Salary Range.)
Working Hours: The Athletic Manager is a Full Time position working a minimum of 40 hours per week. The scheduled work hours for this position are Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, including ½ hour unpaid lunch.
Summary: The Athletic Manager is responsible for managing all children, youth and adult athletic programs, camps, special events, leagues, platform tennis program and facility, park rentals, intergovernmental and private school utilization and scheduling, and batting cage reservations for the Park District, directly managing program and facility staff and volunteers.
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Please send cover letter, resume, and references to Karen Stille, Superintendent of Recreation at kstille@rfparks.com.


Dance Instructor
The River Forest Park District’s Dance Program is seeking a motivated and experienced Dance Instructor to teach 3 – 5 and 6 – 9 year-old dancers for the Winter-Spring session. The Park District’s Winter-Spring Dance Program is a 14-week session, concluding with a Spring Dance Recital.

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Birthday Party Leader (annual position)
Responsible for supervising the birthday party, as well as set up for the party and clean up after the party.


Qualifications:  Minimum 18 years of age. Experience in childcare or supervision preferred.


Hours:  Part time position working 2 hours for a birthday party, plus a half hour before and after for set up and clean up.


Starting Salary:  $50.00/party


To apply for consideration, please complete an application.  An application can be downloaded at the top right side of this page, or you can pick one up at The Depot.


Interested candidates can submit a resume and application in person, by mail, or by email (no faxes) to: 


Mary Dominguez
Superintendent of Finance
River Forest Park District
401 Thatcher Avenue
River Forest, Illinois 60305
708-366-6660 ext. 102


Volunteer Opportunities

Special Event Volunteers
If you are interested in volunteering at any of the park district’s special events, please contact Karen Stille, kstille@rfparks.com, 708-366-6660 ext. 105.