Volunteer Information

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    Safety Town Volunteer Opportunities

    Anyone, middle school age and up can volunteer for Safety Town! We Need You!
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    Coaches Needed for Fall Youth Soccer

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We would love to have you or your group as a volunteer. We have opportunities for all abilities and interests. We need volunteers for the following activities and more:
  • Athletic Leagues
  • Camps
  • Office Work
  • Park Ambassadors
  • Senior Center activities
  • Special Events
  • Trips
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.

Sign Up Process


  1. Application

    Complete the online Volunteer Services Application.  If you have a specific program or location you desire to volunteer, please indicate it on the volunteer application. 
  2. Background Check

    Complete the background check process at no fee for you. 
View policy on background check / screening process (PDF).

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.