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VolunTeens in Practice (V.I.P) Program

Volunteen Program

The City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (PRCSD) is currently seeking interested teens to be part of its V.I.P Program to volunteer and learn imperative job skills with recreational programs. In addition, VolunTeens and City staff will unite for the common purpose of building community relations and increasing participants’ knowledge of City operations.

V.I.P Program Requirements
Teens must be 14 – 18 years of age

  • 18 year olds may participate, if graduating/continuing high school; they will need to be fingerprinted prior to turning 18

Teens must be available to volunteer for a minimum of 8 to a maximum of 40 hours per week and may have the opportunity for employment with the PRCSD upon completion.

Type of Assignments
VolunTeens will assist City staff in the following program areas:

  1. Youth classes, programs and camps
  2. Aquatics (must pass junior lifeguard training course)
  3. Fairmount Golf Course day-to-day operations
  4. City-wide special events

These programs areas will include, but may not be limited to, the following tasks:

  • Interaction with program participants aged 5-12
  • Interaction with parents, public and community members
  • Assisting staff in the planning and implementation of recreational activities
  • Assisting in Fairmount Golf Course day-to-day operations
  • Assisting in implementation of Aquatics programs, including swim lessons and recreation swim
  • Assisting in the supervision of program participants
  • Participating in the daily set-up and cleanup of facilities and equipment
  • Attending staff meetings and special events
  • Performing other duties as assigned

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6927 Magnolia Ave, 2nd Floor
Riverside, CA 92506

Phone: (951) 826-2000


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