Volunteer - Recreation Department (Programs & Events)

  • Kingman, Arizona
  • Aug 29, 2023
non-profit management Parks and Recreation Tourism and Convention Services
  • Salary: See Position Description USD

Job Description

Job Summary




Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to volunteer and serve the beautiful community of Kingman, AZ? Look no further! The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking individuals willing to volunteer their time to help in programs or special events as needed. We are currently seeking volunteers for any upcoming events and as assistants in youth classes. We recruit year round as we never know when the need becomes available. Whether you have a lot of time to give or just a couple hours a week, we would love to have you involved. As a volunteer for the Parks & Recreation Department, you will be an ambassador of good will for the City of Kingman. Volunteer positions are unpaid.

For more information about the City of Kingman, please see our Open Finance Portal , Choose Kingman Economic Development page and our Go Kingman tourism page for more information.
Minimum Qualifications/Special Requirements
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of 16 years of age or older.
  • Some experience and or knowledge of said sport(s) required.
  • Some experience working with the public preferred.
  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent preferred.

Essential Functions

The volunteer helps set the tone for the team and is responsible for assisting the participants with skills in a specific class or aiding in special events. He or she will attend classes as they are set in advance. The volunteer may relay materials and information to parents. It is the duty of the volunteer to provide an excellent experience to the youth and families involved. Always maintain control of the participants while they are in the class or event for the benefit of all involved. Ensure that participants adheres to the rules and regulations that are set for our participants. Maintain proper equipment and keep in communication with Instructor, Supervisor and Recreation Coordinators. Do not leave participants unattended. Keep in communication with families to insure proper drop off and pick up times.


Knowledge: Basic knowledge and the fundamentals of the program or activity; customer service principles and practices; recordkeeping practices; Basic principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility; Federal OSHA and State and County regulations and City policies regarding safe work practices.

Skills: Demonstrated skill in dealing tactfully and courteously with participants, and providing positive and friendly customer service.

Abilities: Understand and follow directions given by supervisor; Communicate clearly; Use equipment and tools properly and safely; Maintain clean and orderly work area; Adapt to changing work priorities; Interpret rules, regulations, and policies and apply knowledge; Participate in set-up, break down and close of programs and activities, which may include site prep, rearranging moving furniture and equipment.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics listed in the descriptions are representative of those a volunteer encounters while performing the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Commitment to Safety and Wellness: It is the policy of the City of Kingman to ensure a safe, healthful workplace for all its employees and volunteers. It requires that every person in the organization assumes the responsibility of individual and organizational safety. Injury and illness losses from incidents are costly and preventable. The City of Kingman will employ an effective accident and illness prevention program and a comprehensive wellness program that involves all its employees and volunteers in the effort to eliminate workplace hazards and promote health and wellness. All employees and volunteers are expected and encouraged to participate in safety and wellness program activities including the following: reporting hazards, unsafe work practices and accidents immediately to their supervisors or a safety committee representative; wearing required personal protective equipment; and participating in and supporting safety committee activities.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of volunteers in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the position changes.

Personal Growth Opportunities ~ Meaningful and Challenging Work ~ Public Service
Community Spirit ~ Training and Development

Volunteers are not eligible for benefits.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Kingman, Arizona United States View Map