Lend a Hand -- Together We Can Make a Difference
Volunteer opportunities abound in the Department of Parks and Recreation. You can volunteer as a swim “buddy” in an adapted swimming class, be a summer camp volunteer, assist at fun special events like Family Skate Night and the Renaissance Fair, help to remove invasive plants from our parks, and much more.
Summer Camp Volunteers
Volunteers who are 13 years old by May 1st may apply to volunteer at County-led camps. The application is available on the Summer Camp Volunteer page.
This is a learn to swim program for individuals ages 3 to adult with developmental disabilities. Volunteers are needed to assist one on one with participants in the water. The next session begins on Wednesday, April 13 or Sunday, April 17.
Volunteer to assist with the annual Turtle Trot 5K run that raises funds to assist injured wildlife at Long Branch Nature Center.
Visual Arts Volunteers
Creative volunteers can lead visual arts projects at recreation and community centers. Volunteers will work with Community Arts staff to develop and facilitate a variety of art activities.