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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Computer Instructor

Flexible (paid!) part-time job opportunity with City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department! The La Crosse Parks and Rec Department is looking for a motivated instructor to teach computer classes at both Neighborhood Centers located in La Crosse. Most classes are geared towards Senior Citizens. Classes include, but are not limited to, Intro to Facebook, Computer Basics, Craigslist, iPad Classes, Skype, Microsoft Word, Pinterest, Digital Photos, etc. Please contact Kat for more information or to submit an application. Must be proficient with computers and cell phones. Very flexible hours and scheduling. You can create your own schedule. Applications accepted until position is 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

Camp Shriver Camp Counselors

Camp Shriver is a camp for children of all abilities.  This camp uses fun activities, games and play to teach the importance of inclusion. What is inclusion? In essence it is an everyone plays, every time philosophy. We will be using a strengths-based approach, which focuses on each individual’s strength and how we can use our individual strengths to come together as a team and complete a task.  Camp Counselors are needed to lead and instruct campers and to promote the inclusive mission of Camp Shriver-La Crosse.  There will be four one-week camps during the summer - work one, two, three or all four weeks!  For more information or to apply, please contact Aimee at 608.789.7596.

Lifeguards

Lifeguards are needed to work at the two city pools and two public beaches this summer (June - August).  Lifeguards will work about 30 hours a week with some evenings and weekends required.  LGT and First Aid/CPR required or will need to obtain prior to season.  Sub positions are available too! Applications accepted until all positions are filled.  To apply or for more information, contact Stefanie at 608.789.8640.

Swim Lesson Instructors

Experienced swimmers are needed to teach swim lessons to area youth at the two city pools this summer (June - August).  Swim Instructors will work about 25 hours/week with evenings required.  LGT and First Aid/CPR preferred but not required.  Applications accepted until all positions are filled.  To apply or for more information, contact Stefanie at 608.789.8640.

Pool Cashiers

Pool Cashiers needed to work at the two city pools this summer (June - August). Cashiers will greet pool patrons, sell concessions and work about 30 hours a week with some evenings and weekends required. Applications accepted until all positions are filled. To apply or for more information, contact Stefanie at 608.789.8640.

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 all seasons 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 positions are filled.

Programs include:

  • Playgrounds/Day Camps/Tiny Tots - June through August
  • Baseball/Tennis - June and July
  • Football/Volleyball - September and October
  • Basketball- December, January, and February