Crystal Lake Park District to hire 21 teens

CRYSTAL LAKE – A $60,120 grant will allow the Crystal Lake Park District to hire 21 teenagers to temporary jobs.

The district was awarded the Illinois Youth Recreation Corps Grant and will hire 21 14- to 19-year-olds for the remainder of July and throughout August.

Positions that the park district is looking to fill with the grant include five day camp staff employees, six park services employees, two racket club maintenance employees, four nature center employees and four concession stand employees. The grant will pay those hired $9 per hour.

Those interested in the positions should complete a Crystal Lake Park District employment application immediately. Applications are available online at or in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office at One East Crystal Lake Avenue.

For more information, contact Anna Olas at 815-459-0680 ext. 202.