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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Phone: 757-890-3500   TDD: 757-890-3621 



We would love to have you or your group as a volunteer(s)! We have opportunities for all abilities and interests. We need volunteers for athletic leagues, trips, senior center activities, camps, office work, special events, park ambassadors, and more. Whether you're seeking meaningful activities for your high schooler; experience for your college resume; or just feel motivated to give a little something back to your community, we'll find something to suit your needs and your interests. For more information or to volunteer as a group, feel free to email Rick Smethurst or call (757) 890-3500. T.ogether E.veryone A.chieves M.ore!

In order to volunteer:                             

  • Complete a VOLUNTEER APPLICATION and submit: 
    If you have a specific program or location you desire to volunteer, please indicate it on the volunteer application. 
    You may return the completed application in ONE of the following ways:
    1. Scan/Email
    2. Mail to: Parks, Recreation, & Tourism , PO Box 532, Yorktown, VA 23690
    3. Drop off at our main office: 100 County Drive, Yorktown, VA 23692
    4. Fax to : 757-890-3509
    • Complete the background check process(no fee for you). 
    1. To complete background check -Click here
      Note: View instructions on submitting online to SSCI here. 
    2. View policy on background check/screening process here.
      Note: Once we have received the application and you have properly submitted background check online to SSCI, the approximate turn-around time is a week to clear you as a volunteer. 
    • Attend volunteer orientation / meeting.
      This will vary by program and event. Once you have officially cleared, a Recreation Supervisor will reach out to you to make you aware of any orientation or meetings you might need to attend.