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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Wheatland Athletic Association has a variety of paid opportunities for high school, college students and adults. These positions include, but are not limited to: basketball referees, basketball hall monitors, recreational soccer referees for both outdoor and indoor games, linesmen for outdoor soccer, baseball umpires and temporary workers for various administrative duties, storage room and field maintenance. Please see specific opportunities below. For more information call the WAA office: 630-978-2855

Please note - Youth applying need to complete application and call or email office personally with any questions - no parent calls please.

Soccer Trainers and Referees

Recreational Soccer Referees

Please Apply Today! 

WAA is seeking qualified and enthusiastic soccer referees!!   We will train you if you have played soccer!!  Training sessions available! 

Referees and lines people will be required to attend a training meeting in March/April and work Saturday games.   

Games are on Saturday’s.  Spring 2023 games are on April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6 and 13, 2023
Games last no more than 60 minutes.
Sessions are held back to back with up to 4 sessions per field each Saturday. 
All fields are in the Naperville/Aurora area - i.e. McCarty Elementary, Still MS, White Eagle 
Pay rate will vary with experience and number of assigned games.  Center Referee rate is $30/game.   
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age by April 1, 2023, or 14 and obtain a work permit by April 1, 2023. 

Applications must be submitted no later than March 24, 2023 to be considered. 
Call us for more information at 630-978-8244 or 630-978-2855

Interested in becoming a certified Soccer Referee? 

Seasonal Field Maintenance

Athletic Field Maintenance / Seasonal Position

Posting Date:            03/8/23
Closing Date:            When filled
Agency:                     Wheatland Athletic Association

Hours:                       Early May to Mid-August, Weekdays 8am to 4pm, variable weekends and occasional over-time required. Will work with students class schedule.

Salary:                       $13.00 to $15.00 per hour depending on qualifications

Qualifications:  Must be a responsible and reliable person age 18 or older and have a Valid Illinois Driver’s License. Must be in good physical health to perform manual labor in various weather conditions, including high heat and humidity. Must be able to work flexible hours with possible overtime. Good communication skills required. Ability to work with minimal supervision, recognize priorities and meet deadlines. Basic knowledge of athletic field maintenance a plus.

Duties:  Under the direction and supervision of the Supervisor of Athletic Fields the worker must be able to perform a variety of field maintenance tasks, working with other seasonal Field Crew members to prepare athletic fields according to schedule and standards. This is an at-will position.

Please apply and contact: 

Thomas R. Spika, Director of Fields and Facilities
2323 Liberty Street
Aurora, IL 60502
630 978-2855
[email protected]


Recreational Baseball & Softball Umpire

WAA Need YOU to Umpire for our Recreational Baseball and Softball Leagues 

Games begin in late May and continue through mid-July
Games are played in the Naperville/Aurora area 
Officials needed for 2nd grade through 8th grade leagues
Umpires select their games using the Official Finders website
OFFICIAL FINDERS is the Umpire Service Provider for WAA 

Official Finders Umpires Wanted Flyer
Apply to be an umpire this summer!  Click here!

Applicants must be at least 14 years old or older by June 1st. 

-Classroom Training:  Multiple ZOOM Sessions available every week
-Outdoor Training:  TBA

For more information please call Official Finders at 331-276-8548


WAA Training Center/Sports Center Attendant - Part-time

Job Description     Application

Part Time Training Center/Sports Center Attendant

Hours: Flexible, weekdays 4p-10p, Saturdays and Sundays mornings(8a-1p) and afternoons(1p-8p) shifts
Salary: $12/hr.(weekdays); $13/hr.(weekends)

Qualifications: Must be a responsible and reliable person age 17 or older. Requires strong people and customer service skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and the public. Attention to detail, accuracy and dependability required. Must be able to project professional appearance, have a valid IL drivers license and provide own transportation.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Facility Manager, the Training Center/Sports Center Attendant will provide customer service to the guest as well as be responsible for general facility housekeeping task. Scheduling of teams and individuals in the facility along with set up will be required.

Submit completed application to:  

Magno Barreto - [email protected] 
Wheatland Athletic Association
2323 Liberty St, Aurora, IL 60502
or FAX to 630-978-2954


Basketball Site - Gym Supervisor

Job Description

Location: Various Elementary and Middle School gyms in IPSD 204, OCSD 308
Hours: Saturdays, 8:30am to 6pm – some site times vary depending on gym scheduling
Begins Saturday November 5th end Saturday March 18th
Salary: $15.00 per hr.

Qualifications: Must be a responsible and reliable person age 18 or older. Athletic experience in basketball/baseball/softball/soccer or other athletic experience preferred but not required. Requires strong people and customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and the public. Possess general office skills, good phone etiquette and computer skills. Attention to detail, accuracy and dependability required. Ability to maintain discretion with regard to confidential matters and/or information. Must be able to project professional appearance, have valid driver’s license and provide own transportation.

Duties:  Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Fields and Facilities, the Basketball Site/Gym Supervisor will provide customer service to the guest of the gym facilities. Be responsible for facility security and general housekeeping task. Together with the Basketball Director ensure basketball officials are present and gym is set up for games.

Please contact:
Thomas R. Spika, Mgr. Fields and Facilities
630 978-2055
[email protected]

Basketball Referee 

 Job Description :

  • Must be 16 yrs or older. 
  • Certification a plus.
  • Season begins in November
  • Scrimmages or games are one hour long and start as early as 8:00 AM on Saturdays.   
  • Referees select their games using the Horizon Web Ref website
  • OFFICIAL FINDERS is the Basketball Referee Provider for WAA 

Referee will be working with children in grades K – 12. Referees are expected to officiate the game and instruct players on the rules of the game as necessary. Each referee is responsible for maintaining uniform, picking up and/or dropping off equipment at the WAA office and reporting any problems with games/coaches to the referee coordinator.

Contact Official Finders at (630) 779-2497 

Visit the IHSA website for further details on how to become a certified basketball referee.


Student Worker/Intern


Are you a self starter that likes sports?  Are you looking for a flexible job opportunity to add to your resume?
WAA needs responsible High School or College age student workers for:

     Summer Intern to help coordinate and run All Star Games, Special Events and Programs (minimum age 17)
     Inventory and storage room maintenance. (minimum age 16)

Additional requirements include the ability to climb stairs, small ladders and lift boxes and sports equipment.  Summer Intern position requires employee to drive to various locations. 

Apply today!  
Applications should be sent to [email protected]
Questions? Call the WAA office at 630-978-2855  (Office Hours 10am-6pm Monday through Thursday, 10am-4pm Friday)

Volunteer Opportunities

Wheatland Athletic Association depends on volunteer parents for many of the coaching and assistant coaching positions in the program.  We appreciate all those who have helped out in the past and hope they will continue to give of their time for the future. Discounts for head coaches are given for most sports in the program.

If you have an interest in being a volunteer coach, please fill out the designated area on the sport registration form.  You will be contacted with instructions as to when pick up of the roster, information and equipment as needed for each sport.  In addition, if there is a coach meeting or clinic scheduled, you will be emailed with the details.

Contact Us

Wheatland Athletic Association

2323 Liberty St 
Aurora, Illinois 60502

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 630-978-2855
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