South Suburban Special Recreation Association

19910 80th Avenue
Tinley Park, IL
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Employment Opportunities

Join Our Team!

Interested in working or volunteering at SSSRA? Please fill out the form below, and we will contact you for additional information.

    Part-Time Staff

    South Suburban Special Recreation Association (SSSRA) provides recreation programs for individuals with disabilities throughout 7 park districts and 3 recreation and parks departments. Individuals, ages 2 through adulthood, can participate in arts & crafts, music programs, drama, special events, Special Olympics, and a variety of other programs with the necessary adaptations. In addition to SSSRA’s own programming, individuals can participate in park district and recreation department programs with the assistance of an Inclusion Aide.

    SSSRA is currently hiring for the following part-time positions:

    Inclusion Aides for Before School and After School programs
    Recreation Leaders for weekly programs and special events
    Recreation Supervisors
    Special Olympics Coaches
    Sign Language Interpreters

    Hourly rate starts at $13.50 and we offer a flexible schedule.

    Part-time staff must be at least 16 years of age. Drivers must be 21 years or older with a valid driver’s license and complete a driver abstract.

    Please fill out our Employment Application and return it to:
    South Suburban Special Recreation Association
    Tammy McMahon
    19910 80th Avenue
    Tinley Park, IL 60487

    Employment Application


    We are seeking help in meeting the needs of people with disabilities in the south suburbs. You know first-hand the positive influences SSSRA services have provided to area families. SSSRA programs and activities improve physical and mental health, develop self-esteem, enhance and foster social skills and help residents be a part of the community.

    Every year SSSRA strives to provide quality programs and services to meet the growing needs and demands of the communities we serve. We are asking that you help us explore ways you, your employer/company, your extended families, or friends can support SSSRA. With your support we will continue to make a difference in the lives of many people.

    Volunteers must be at least 12 years of age.

    Please fill out our Volunteer Application and return it to:
    South Suburban Special Recreation Association
    Tammy McMahon
    19910 80th Avenue
    Tinley Park, IL 60487

    Volunteer Application


    SSSRA offers internships and fieldwork experience opportunities year round to college students majoring in Therapeutic Recreation, Recreation Administration or other related fields. Each experience is constructed to prepare the student for their professional career by combining practical, hands on learning with their educational backgrounds according to SSSRA and university requirements.

    If interested in doing your internship at SSSRA, please submit your resume to Heather Specht at

    For more information, please contact Heather Specht at or at 815.806.0384.