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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
  • Part-time Recreation Programmer (experience required)
Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena Jobs
  • General Manager/Rink Technician
  • Front Desk Manager
Bird Park Administrative Office Jobs
  • There are no job postings at this time.
KVPD Maintenance Jobs
  • There are no job postings at this time.
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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

December 15, 2018
4:00 pm
Winter Wonderland Christmas Show
We are skating in a Winter Wonderland this holiday season!
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December 31, 2018
1:00 pm
Kids New Year's Eve Party
Party like it's 2019!
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January 4, 2019
4:30 pm
Youth Basketball League
Deadline is January 4
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January 5, 2019
1:00 pm
Winter Fest
For the first time in forever, join your favorite Snow Princesses for some frozen fun!
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Important Registration Deadlines

No Deadlines Currently Listed.

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

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