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The Kankakee Valley Park District has 10 full-time employees and approximately 70 seasonal employees at various times throughout the year to operate its programs and facilities. We are always looking for talented and energetic individuals to be a part of our team!
From youths seeking their first job to specifically skilled adult program leaders, there are many positions to choose from.
If you or someone you know would like to be considered for a position complete our application, indicate the position(s) you are interested in and submit your application to us in one of four ways:
  • In person – stop by the Administrative Office, Bird Park, 893 W Station St. Kankakee, and drop off your completed application.
    Front Desk Hours are: M-F 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Mail – Mail your completed application to: 
    Dayna J. Heitz
    Kankakee Valley Park District
    893 W Station St
    Kankakee, IL 60901
  • Email - Email you completed application to DHeitz@kvpd.com
  • Fax – Fax your completed application to Dayna J. Heitz, (815) 933-7338.
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Kankakee Valley Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse work force.

Current Open Positions

Park District or RecCenter Jobs

  • Rec Center Open Gym Monitor (21+)- part time

Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena Jobs

  • Front Desk Manager (21+)-part time
  • Concessions Attendant (21+)-part time
  • Security (21+)-part time
  • Hockey Lead Instructor (21+)-part time

Bird Park Administrative Office Jobs

  • Front Desk Customer Service-part time

KVPD Maintenance Jobs

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Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering to help and want to be considered for for a volunteer position please complete and submit our Volunteer Waiver.
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Why Work With Us?

We Offer:
  • A friendly work environment
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Competitive wages
We With Opportunities To:
  • Earn extra money
  • Make new friends
  • Learn new and different skills
  • Interact with a diverse group of people
  • Develop talents and be promoted
Benefits to Part-Time and Seasonal Employees:
  • Flexible Work Schedule - We have morning, day and evening shifts, weekdays and weekend hours
  • Opportunities to develop skills and gain experience for promotions within the Park District or outside other career choice
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Upcoming Events

November 29, 2019
7:45 pm
Black Friday Glow Party
Get your glow on!
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November 30, 2019
10:00 am
Holiday Market
Support small business Saturday!
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December 13, 2019
6:00 pm
Kankakee's Got Talent
Shwo off your singing, dancing, comedy, magic, or any other talent!
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December 14, 2019
5:00 pm
2019 Winter Show "Holiday Magic"
The magic of skating comes to life this holiday season at Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena!
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Important Registration Deadlines

Deadline to register for Kanakakee's Got Talent is December 6.
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Friday, December 6, 2019
Spikeball Tournament deadline is December 20!
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Friday, December 20, 2019

Please call the administration office at (815) 939-1311 with any questions.

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