The City of La Crosse Parks & Recreation Department is looking for energetic, hard-working, and fun individuals to work with our programs.

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Building Supervisors

The Black River Beach Neighborhood Center and the South Side Neighborhood Center are seeking Building Supervisors to register participants for recreation and leisure programs, assist customers with facility reservations, and support co-workers with activities and events. Applicants must have great customer service skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, and ability to work with a team. This is a paid position, approximately 20-25 hours a week with a flexible schedule; some evenings and weekends required. If interested, please submit your application at the Black River Beach Neighborhood Center, Attention Kerry, 1433 Rose Street, La Crosse, WI 54603.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Special Olympics Coaches

Outgoing individuals needed to coach various Special Olympics Sports (see sports below). Coaches are required to attend practices two or three times a week as well as chaperone at all scrimmages and tournaments during the season. No experience needed, but recommend general knowledge of the sport coaching. Must be able to work with volunteers and experience working with individuals with special needs is preferred. If interested, please submit an application to the Black River Beach Neighborhood Center, Attention Kat, 1433 Rose Street, La Crosse, WI 54603 or email questions or applications to Kat. Applications accepted until positions are filled.
Coaches needed for Flag Football, August - October
Coaches needed for Bowling, September - November
Coaches needed for Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding, December - January

Youth Sport Coaches

If you believe that participation in sports plays an integral role in the development of a child's character, confidence, and social skills this could be an excellent opportunity for you. The hours are flexible (typically, evenings and weekends).This is the perfect opportunity for teachers (or aspiring teachers), coaches, and college students with a sports background, or for anyone who would like to impact the lives of children and has a knowledge of sports. We are currently looking for coaches for the fall/winter season in this area.  If interested, please submit an application to La Crosse Parks and Recreation, 400 La Crosse St, La Crosse, WI 54601 or email questions to Jared. Applications are accepted until postitions are filled.

Programs include:

Flag Football, September - October
Volleyball, September - October

Figure Skating, September - February

Boys and Girls Basketball, November - February

Track, March-May

Soccer, March-May