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. Apply by Dec. 15, 2017!

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 Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding; December - January
Coaches needed for Team Basketball, Skills Basketball & Gymnastics; January - April

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 positions are filled.

Programs include:

Figure Skating, September - February
Boys and Girls Basketball, November - February
Track, March-May
Soccer, March-May