Volunteer Opportunities

Soccer Coaches

For youth in grades K-2. Coaches are needed for the spring and fall soccer season. Training will be provided if needed. Coaches would need to be available on Saturday afternoons for a game

Soccer Referees
Needed on Saturday afternoons for September and October.

Basketball Coaches
For youth in grades K- 8.Coaches are needed for the winter basketball season. Training can be provided, if needed. Coaches would need to be available one night a week for a practice, and Saturday afternoons for a game in December, January and February.

Basketball Referrees/Scorekeepers/Clockworkers
Needed for basketball games on Saturday afternoons in January and February.

Community Service
We have many opportunities for community service volunteers throughout the year, if you are looking to fulfill a community service requirement, please contact the Recreation Office for specific jobs and opportunities.

CLICK HERE for Volunteer Application

Employment Opportunities

Summer Employment

We are accepting applications for the summer of 2018.  We accept applications from January 18-March 15 for the positions listed below.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Tiffany at the Recreation Office 860-873-5058. Please complete the application, and mail it to P.O. Box 278, East Haddam, CT 06423 before the March 15th deadline.

Important tips to remember when completing your application:
YOU (the person applying for the job) should ALWAYS complete your own application.
Make sure your application is neat, easy to read, and clean.  If your hand writing is difficult to read it is better to type the information and attach it to the application.
Make sure that you submit your application on time if you are serious about the job.
If you have a question about the job, YOU should call to ask the question.
Interviews will be held on a ROLLING BASIS, do not wait until the last minute to apply.

Camp Director
Must be 21 years of age, or older, with strong supervisory experience; a minimum of 4 years camp supervision experience; the ability to multi-task;  strong leadership skills; Fist Aid, CPR & AED  certifications are required; ability to supervise all ages (young children through adult staff); 40 hours per week, 8 weeks during the summer plus training prior to camp is expected.

Camp Director Job Description

Day Camp Counselor:
Must be 16 years of age, or older, with strong childcare skills and experience.
Counselor Job Description

Day Camp Specialist (Sports) :
Must be 21 years of age, or older. Must have strong leadership and organizational skills, as well as creative experience. This person will be responsible for planning, purchasing, and managing all special camp activities-ranging from arts and craft, sports, games and camp theme week activities.
Camp Specialist Job Description

Must be 16 years of age, or older. Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification, First Aid, CPR/AED required.
Lifeguard Job Description

Seasonal Park Maintainer:
Must be 18 years of age. Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification required.
 Seasonal Park Maintainer

Program Supervisor

Must be 21 years of age. See Job description for list of qualifications and requirements.

Program Supervisor Job Description

Click HERE for the 2018 Employment Application