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Volunteer Opportunities
Our Volunteer Opportunities
The Parks and Recreation Department offers many volunteer opportunities. From teens through older adults, the department utilizes volunteers in many of its exciting and fun programs.


Youth Sports Coaches
  • Coaches are needed for Newark youth basketball and soccer programs 
  • This league emphasizes sportsmanship, participation, and the fundamentals of the game 
  • Participants range in age from six to 18 years old 

Dates
  • Basketball - January through early March
  • Soccer - August through November
Hours
  • Monday - Saturday
Requirements
  • Must have knowledge of rules and skills.

After School Opportunities
  • Assist staff with students
  • Assist with students grade K-5 with arts and crafts, quiet games, outdoor games and homework
  • Assist with students on all days Christina School district is in session

Dates
  • September - June

Hours
  • Monday - Friday
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m. 
Responsibilities
  • Students will assist with arts and crafts, quiet games and outdoor games.  
  • Students need to enjoy working with children, be cooperative and have a positive attitude.

Park Volunteer Opportunities
  • Trail Maintenance
  • Litter Control
  • Painting or watersealing play units or footbridges
  • Spread wood carpet under playground equipment


Additional Volunteer Opportunities

        Spring                                    Winter                                          Fall                                       Summer

Community Clean Up                Santa's Secret Shoppe        Newark Community Day                Liberty Day
Egg Hunt                                   Snack with Santa                 Fall Community Clean Up              Safety Town
Memorial Day Parade               Winterfest                            Turkey Trot                                     Camp GWC
                                                                                               Halloween Parade                         Rittenhouse Camp
                                                                                               Halloween Party at GWC              Specialty Camps

   
For more information about the volunteer program, please call (302) 366-7000.