Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

General Employment Info

In the summer months, we employ staff in the following categories: Summer Days Program Director, Summer Days Program Assistant Director, Summer Days Program Art Director, Summer Days Program Counselors, Beach Director, Assistant Beach Director, Head Lifeguards, Lifeguards, Water Safety Instructors, and Parking/Snack Bar attendants. Open positions in these departments are posted early March. For more information, please call 508-839-8507 or email the Recreation Department.

Current open positions for Summer 2023 - Click HERE to view job descriptions and apply online

Art Program Director Under the general supervision of the Program Director and Recreation Director, this position will create, design, and implement arts and crafts programming to groups of children ages 6-10. This is a part time position with hours typically from 8:30am-12:30pm Monday-Thursday, for six weeks. Salary is $22-$28/hr depending on experience and qualifications. 


Head Counselor The Head Counselor, reporting to and working in conjunction with the Program Director, assists with the day-to-day operation of the summer youth program and is responsible for ensuring the operation is running smoothly, the children are having fun and are actively involved, and that the environment is conducive to fun and safety. The Head Counselor provides supervision, structure, instruction, and support to the Activity Leaders and Counselors, and may also assist in managing behavior problems that might arise.


Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors This is a seasonal full-time position from mid-June to mid-August with approximately 30 hours per week. Under supervision of the Silver Lake Beach Head Guard and Beach Director, ensure the safety of patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies.


Volunteer Opportunities

There are annual events that we are always needing assistance with. Call the office or email the Recreation Department if you are interested in volunteering for some of our upcoming events/programs.