Join REC

Looking to work or volunteer with REC?

The Department of Recreation is always looking for energetic and hard-working volunteers and seasonal employees to help out with our programs, community centers, and public events. Interested applicants can submit a volunteer application through CivicRec, or check out the most recent postings on the City of Albany Jobs Site! for seasonal job postings.

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REC Seasonal Jobs

Job Title Season
Lifeguard Summer
Swim Instructor Summer
Field Maintenance Spring/Summer/Fall
Yoga Instructor Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter
Zumba Instructor Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter
Program Instructor Fall/Winter/Spring
Program Assistant Fall/Winter/Spring
Ice Rink Attendant Winter
Ranger Summer
Camp Counselor Summer
Head Coach (Various Sports) Summer
Assistant Coach (Various Sports) Summer
Summer Food Coordinator Summer
REC Intern Summer
Office Aide Summer

REC Volunteer Opportunities

Position Season
Swim Aide Summer
Mentor Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter
Tutor Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter
Program Aide Fall/Winter/Spring
Park Clean-Up Crew Spring/Summer/Fall
Special Event Crew Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter