Teen Volunteer Program

Teen Volunteer Program

Overview


The Parks & Recreation Department is excited to bring back the Teen Volunteer Program in 2022. This program aims to develop leadership and responsibility through community involvement and volunteer opportunities for teens ages 13-16Opportunities may consist of youth programs and activities, community events, youth sports, park projects, and more during the months of June, July, and August with additional opportunities throughout the year.

Volunteer hours are flexible, ranging from 3-20 hours per week, depending on interest and availability. Teen Volunteers meet twice monthly on Tuesday mornings from 9:30-11 AM, in addition to weekly volunteer hours.

2022 Teen Volunteer meeting dates:

  • Tuesday, June 14; 9:30-11 AM
  • Tuesday, June 21; 9:30-11 AM
  • Tuesday, July 12; 9:30-11 AM
  • Tuesday, July 16; 9:30-11 AM
  • Tuesday, August 9; 9:30-11 AM

2022 Teen Volunteer opportunities

Phone interviews will take place in late May/early June to determine volunteer placement, which will be based largely on interest and availability.

  • Summer Discovery Playground Program
    • Teen Volunteers will assist Playground Leader staff in leading the Summer Discovery Playground Program for children ages 4-12. Volunteers will assist with games, activities, sports, crafts, snacks, safety, behavior management, and more. The program runs June 13-July 29, and volunteer shifts are available Mondays-Fridays, 9 AM-12 PM and 1-4 PM. 
  • Rec Center Sports
    • Teen volunteers will assist Rec Center Sports Coaches in leading the Rec Center Sports program. Sports include Soccer, T-Ball, Track & Field, Golf, Football, and Super Heroes in Training. Volunteer shifts are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:30-7:15 PM. 
  • Lake Ann Adventure Camp
    • Teen Volunteers will assist Playground Leader staff in leading the popular Lake Ann Adventure Camp program for children ages 7-12. Volunteer shifts are available Mondays-Fridays, 9 AM-1 PM and 12-4 PM. Session dates are listed below.
      • Session I: August 1-5
      • Session II: August 8-12
      • Session III: August 15-19
  • Summer Concert Series
    • Teen volunteers will assist in event setup and sell concessions at community concert series performances. Volunteer shifts are available Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 PM.