Welcome to the Lake Forest Parks & Recreation job page! We value innovation, dedication, and a love for the outdoors. If you're looking to make a meaningful impact and be part of a supportive and enthusiastic community, we encourage you to explore our open positions and apply today!


Job Spotlights:

Sailing Director and Head Coach

Lake Forest Sailing seeks a full-time Sailing Director & Head Coach who will lead, coach,support, and grow our comprehensive sailing programs. In partnership with the Lakefront Program Manager, a successful candidate will have the ability to:

  • LEAD THE TEAM: Play a leadership role in shaping the future of sailing in Lake Forest. Shape the program to remain a leading community asset and nationally recognized program.
  • RACE FOR YOURSELF: Lead a team that encourages continued education and supports additional learning avenues for staff. Plan for the expansion of our program and assets to best meet the needs of the Lake Forest community.
  • NAVIGATE & EXPLORE: Work in a beautiful setting with others who are passionate about sailing excellence.

Lake Forest Sailing is a US Sailing Certified Community Sailing Center with a strong focus on community learn to sail and youth racing programs that have excelled at the highest levels of national competition with an opportunity and support to expand in all areas of our programming. Our mission at Lake Forest Sailing is to grow the sport within our community while provide everything needed for a sailor to reach their maximum potential. Our program is widely supported by our community and has a loyal following of sailors of all ages and fields 2 High School teams that are competitive regionally and nationally. Learn more and apply today

After School Aide

Are you passionate about working with children and looking for a fulfilling part-time job? Lake Forest Parks & Recreation is excited to announce an opening for an Aide in our After School Enrichment program. Apply today and become a valued member of our team!

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to follow instructions effectively
  • Strong team player
  • Willingness to work additional hours is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills with staff, students, and families


  • Minimum age of 18 years
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Provide at least 2 references for a reference check

apply now!