GET PAID TO PLAY! Chico Area Recreation & Park District is accepting applications for both our Recreation & Parks Internships!
Gain professional experience with a special recreation and park district in Northern California. There are two intern positions available - one working primarily in Recreation Programming and one in primarily Parks and Facilities Management:
A well rounded opportunity with exposure to Administration, Adult and Youth Sports, Special Events, Mature Adults, Leisure Interest Classes, After School Programs, Aquatics (seasonally), and Camps. Opportunity to work in a culturally diverse area assisting with Community Development including grant partnerships, multi-agency collaborations, food programs and nutrition, budgeting, scheduling and other community support services. Intern projects are mutually agreed upon.
A well rounded opportunity with exposure to parks administration, budgeting, scheduling, hands-on parks and facilities maintenance and operations, special event planning and set-up, grant work, and capital projects. Possible projects include park installations, interpretation guides, Park Bike Rally coordination and/or other Intern projects mutually agreed upon.
CARD has internships available during the Fall Semester, the Spring Semester, and Summer. Below are the application due dates for each duration.
Fall Semester: Due July 1st
Spring Semester: Due November 15th
Summer Semester: Due April 15th
Required in Internship Application: cover letter indicating your preference of the Recreation or Parks Intern position, resume, district application, and two letters of recommendation. Please include a list of your top (5) goals you would like to accomplish during your internship.
Recreation Applicants: Anjie Goulding Recreation Manager; email@example.com;
Parks Applicants: Dr. Scott Schumann Parks & Facilities Manager; firstname.lastname@example.org
Chico Area Recreation and Park District
545 Vallombrosa Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: (530) 895-4711