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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
Burlington Parks & Recreation Department is looking for highly motivated, energetic programmers who are passionate about working with people and are invested in guiding, teaching, supervising and mentoring.
For employment opportunities, salary and hours are dependent on the position and qualifications. All applicants must be at least 16 years old (as of May 1 of the current year) and must pass a complete background check. CPR and First Aid certification is a plus, but training will be available. Applications will be accepted to posted positions until the they are filled.
Now Hiring for Summer 2023!
Summer Program Employment Application
Summer Maintenance Employment Application
Summer Volunteer Guidelines & Opportunities
The Seasonal Maintenance Laborer is responsible for maintaining the town athletic fields, playgrounds, parklands, and facility amenities. Laborer should like to work outdoors in all weather conditions, can follow verbal & written directions, work independently and possess a strong work ethic.
The Burlington Parks & Recreation Department seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with marketing and communications efforts. This position is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for a municipality.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 1. Update and maintain Burlington Parks & Recreation Department’s social media presence, including scheduling Facebook, Twitter and Instagram updates and events. 2. Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major events hosted by Burlington Parks & Recreation Department. 3. Update the Burlington Parks & Recreation Department website as needed
The Burlington Parks & Recreation Department is looking to hire a part-time Recreation Therapist to work cooperatively to oversee and implement recreation programming which is inclusive, adaptive and appropriate for children and adults with a variety of disabilities. In addition to program development, this person will be responsible for marketing, intake assessments, program evaluation, overseeing staff/volunteers, managing and organizing program equipment and facilitating problems and concerns as they arise.
To provide an opportunity through recreation programs for citizens with disabilities to participate in a continuum of activities designed to enhance their social and leisure skills.