Summer Employment Opportunities

The Elm Grove Recreation Department offers many seasonal employment opportunities during the summer months.

Recreation Assistant (40 hours/week)

Assists in providing a comprehensive community recreation program and serves as a supervisory staff member for program staff. The Recreation Assistant is responsible for program management and safety practices.


Responsible for the safety of and direct supervision of all participants in the water and on the pool deck. Is responsible to prevent injury and react in emergency situations. The lifeguards assist and report to supervisory staff in providing supervision for aquatic programs.

Desk Attendants

Responsible for handling phone calls and collecting admission to the pool throughout the day, including during lessons, open swim, or other programs. In addition, the desk attendant is responsible for keeping the front area of the pool house clean.

Tennis Instructors

Tennis instructors teach tennis skills to a variety of age groups in order to help expand players knowledge and skills.

Camp Elm Grove Counselors

Provide children with an exciting and safe camp experience. The counselors plan and inform parents of daily/weekly activities that include a variety of topics such as music, sports, art, etc.

Summer Laborer/Grounds Crew

Responsible for helping maintain park and recreation facilities, including the softball diamonds, playground, gazebo, etc.

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