Volunteer/Intern Opportunities

Become part of an organization committed to helping our community live a healthy lifestyle. The Shippensburg Community Parks and Recreation Authority is seeking quality volunteers and/or interns to assist in the direction, implementation, and supervision of various youth and adult programs. Programs could include but not limited to education classes, walking club, fitness classes, sports programing, or any program idea the volunteer/intern may have. The ideal Volunteers/Intern will be dependable, energetic, and focused on their program.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Director with preparation, promotion, and oversite of program.

  • Monitor program site and participants during schedule activity.

  • Notify appropriate staff of any unsafe conditions, needed repairs, complaints, accidents, or injuries.

  • Communication with all participant and/or parents of participants.

Some qualifications include:

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Current CPR/AED certification is preferred.

  • Must have the ability to relate to diverse groups of people on all levels in a friendly, positive, and consistent manner.

  • Must have flexible work availability, including evenings and possibly some weekends.

  • Must have PA Child Abuse Clearance and PA State Police Background Check

Interested volunteers/interns should submit their name, phone number, email, and letter of interest to SCPRA via email or mail.

Tyler Fairchild, Director
677 Orrstown Road
Shippensburg PA 17257
director@shippensburgparkandrec.org