Volunteer Opportunities

​​​​​​​​Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation!

​​​In FY2016, Parks & Recreation had 7,105 volunteers dedicate 108,334 hours of service! 

Volunteer positions are available in many areas across our department. We've listed some examples below. ​Please complete a volunteer interest form and we'll contact you to discuss opportunities that match your interests. 


Aquatics Assistant
Junior Lifeguard

Junior Swim Instructor
Swim League Scorer, Timer, or Judge

Athletics / Sports

Area Chairperson
Sports Coordinator
Coach & Assistant Coach

Child Care (Out-of-School Time) Programs

Activity Center Assistant Aide

Dance / Fitness / Martial Arts

Assistant Instructor
Step Team Coach​

Eagle Scout Projects

View a list of opportuni​ties​ available in our parks

Environmental & Outdoor Programs

​Adopt-a-Programs (Beach, Highway, Landscape Maint., Park, School Ground, Spot, Street, Trail, Waterway)
Outdoor Program Assistant

Inclusion Support

Landscape Management

Landscape Maintenance Assistant
Master Gardener

Parks and Natural Areas

Park Aide
Large Group Projects

Recreation Centers

Recreation Center Ambassador

Special Events

​Special Event Assistant

Therapeutic Recreation

​Activity Center Leader and Assistant Leader
Camp Counselor Aide​
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