Recreation Intern

SALARY:                                  $15-18 per hour

SCHEDULE:                          Days, Evenings, & some Saturdays

STATUS:                                  Part-Time, Temporary

FLSA CODE:                            Non-Exempt

Join the vibrant team at Vineyard City as a Recreation Intern and dive into a hands-on experience in the dynamic world of parks and recreation. Under the guidance of Vineyard City’s Parks & Rec Director, you’ll be part of a community-driven initiative to enhance leisure opportunities for all.

Position Overview:
As a Recreation Intern, you will collaborate with Vineyard Parks & Recreation Staff to organize and execute a variety of engaging programs and events. From the thrill of Vineyard Days 5K & 1K to the camaraderie of Youth Fall Soccer and Youth Volleyball, you’ll play a vital role in bringing these experiences to life.

Your tasks will span a spectrum of duties including supervising game days, team organization, coach recruitment and training, scheduling games, managing inventory, assembling race bib packets, and maintaining organized records. Effective communication with Vineyard’s Recreation Staff will be essential to your success in this role.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Currently enrolled in a college program closely related to parks and recreation or a related field
  • Exceptional public relations, customer service, and organizational skills
  • Comfort working with both youth and adults
  • Physical capability to lift 25+ lbs
  • Adherence to basic safety protocols
  • Capacity to make informed decisions in fast-paced environments

Schedule and Duration:

This internship spans from May 27th to June 29th, 2024, with the possibility of extension pending City Council approval through August 24th, 2024. Flexibility in work hours, including occasional Saturdays, is expected to ensure seamless event coordination and program delivery.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable experience while contributing to the vitality of Vineyard City’s recreational offerings!

APPLICATIONS:  Each applicant should submit their resume to by Tuesday, May 21st, 2024. Interviews will be held between May 22nd - May 28th, 2024 with respect to the applicant’s schedule and that of Vineyard Recreation’s hiring staff.

NOTE:  The City will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant during the selection process. Pre-employment drug testing and background check may be required.

SUSPENSION OF PROCESS, ETC.: The City reserves the right to reject any and all applicants; to waive any requirement set forth in this Announcement; and to hire anyone deemed to be in the City’s best interest, all subject to legal requirements. Any application in response to this Announcement is at the applicant’s sole risk and expense. Although the City anticipates hiring one of the applicants responding to this Announcement, there is no guarantee that any responding applicant will be hired.

Vineyard is an Equal Opportunity Employer