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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. 

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

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

  • January - June

  • Monday - Friday
    3 p.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • 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

  • Community Clean Up
  • Christina Creek Clean Up 
  • Nefosky 5K Walk / Run
  • Newark Nite
  • Liberty Day
  • Community Day
  • Rittenhouse Camp
  • Camp GWC

For more information about the volunteer program, please call (302) 366-70