Western DuPage Special Recreation Association

About Western DuPage Special Recreation Association

Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA) serves over 4,500 individual children and adults with special needs in over 1,500 recreation programs, trips, and special events annually. We provide a safe learning environment with caring, dedicated, trained staff and offer a wide range of programs appealing to a variety of interests.
Have FUN working with children, teens or adults with disabilities during before-school, daytime, after-school, evening or weekend hours. Your commitment can be minimal or considerable. WDSRA offers competitive wages based upon level of education and experience within the field, working with individuals with disabilities or any other related experiences. Work schedules are flexible and you have the ability to design your own schedule.

Involvement in WDSRA programs requires enthusiasm, patience, commitment, and dedication. You should be able to commit to work the duration of the program season (usually 6-10 weeks). Applicants must be 16 years or older to be eligible for park time seasonal employment. You must provide your own transportation to and from work and be able to perform your job duties independently of others.


Special Needs Aid

April 2019 - August 2019 Naperville, IL
“I liked how flexible and fun the job was! They really work around your schedule and try to maximize your talents, so that you get put into an adequet and fitting position”

Support Staff

May 2018 - August 2018 Naperville, IL
“I really enjoyed the work experience that I was provided in this job. I had the opportunity to work with a number of different coworkers, as well as formed close relationships with the managing staff. I also got to work with a variety of participants at my camp programs, and gained good experience in the field for my future career goals as an occupational therapist. ”
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