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Champaign Park District Reviews

Updated April 9, 2017
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  1. "Fun Atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Progrma Leader in Champaign, IL
    Current Employee - Progrma Leader in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Champaign Park District part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with and a great atmosphere to work in

    Cons

    People can be very disorganized at times depending on who you work for

    Advice to Management

    Make sure information pertaining to events for staff get to the staff earlier


  2. "Program Leader Review CUSR"

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    Current Employee - Program Leader in Champaign, IL
    Current Employee - Program Leader in Champaign, IL

    I have been working at Champaign Park District part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Highly inclusive atmosphere for people with disabilities

    Cons

    Can be poor communicators at times

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the great work, I have enjoyed every second of working with the park district as long as things stay organized

  3. "It was a very rewarding experience."

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    Former Employee - Day Camp Leader in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Day Camp Leader in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Champaign Park District part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people are very friendly and the job is rewarding.

    Cons

    The management was not always consistent in their rules


  4. "Worst organization to work for. Very inconsiderate, and late on standard protocol like fingerprinting."

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    Current Employee - Camp Counselor in Champaign, IL
    Current Employee - Camp Counselor in Champaign, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Champaign Park District part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Offers great opportunities for the clients
    Offers short shifts
    Offers lunch breaks.

    Cons

    Does not treat its employees like humans
    Is not fair to its employees
    Has "I'm better than you" attitude and talks down to the employees
    Unapproachable.

    Advice to Management

    Try to be more people friendly.


  5. "Enjoyable Summer"

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    Former Employee - Instructor in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Instructor in Champaign, IL

    Pros

    Outdoors, enjoyable work and coworkers.

    Cons

    Low wages, poor contact with uppers

    Advice to Management

    Better contact to upper management.


  6. "Provided good opportunities and fun environment at times but lack of effective top-down leadership"

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    Former Employee - Recreation Manager in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Recreation Manager in Champaign, IL

    Pros

    Flexible time off, fun environment, allows you to be active in community, meet lots of new people, opportunity to create new programs

    Cons

    Lots of nights and weekends, poor performing employees not held accountable, leadership doesn't always value employees the way they should

    Advice to Management

    Need to show more respect for the good, hardworking employees you have and hold the ones who are poor performers accountable. Need to do a better job listening to your employees concerns and creating a healthy, motivating, work environment for them.


  7. "Good people, great benefits, enjoying my time!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Champaign Park District full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    As of late, there have been plenty of opportunities for staff to get to know one another through cross-department work teams.

    Cons

    Inconsistencies in policy and procedures, information not always sent in a timely manner; HR does not always respond to inquiries in a timely manner

    Advice to Management

    Offer more opportunities for part-time staff to develop

  8. "Lifeguard"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Champaign Park District part-time

    Pros

    You get a nice tan

    Cons

    You might get a sunburn


  9. "Accounting Assitant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    not much room for promotion

    Cons

    Great place to work and wonderful people


  10. "Excellent Workplace"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Champaign Park District full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fun workplace, great coworkers and staff given ability to have a say in their job.

    Cons

    Long hours, but they allow flex time

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


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