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.

Applications for summer 2024 positions will be posted below. Please click the position you are interested in to apply:

Summer Days Positions:

Summer Days Assistant Director:               Apply HERE                     Job Description

The Assistant Program Director, 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 Assistant Program Director provides supervision, structure, instruction, and support to the Activity Leaders and Counselors, may also assist in managing behavior problems that might arise.

Summer Days Head Counselor:               Apply HERE                    Job Description

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.

Summer Days Counselor:                Apply HERE                     Job Description

This is a seasonal full-time position from for 6 weeks starting in July with approximately 40 hours per week. Under supervision of the Program Director and Assistant Program Director, a Counselor is responsible for an assigned group of children, ranging in ages from 4-13.   The Counselor will lead and circulate their group through a variety of activities throughout the day.  The Counselor will assist during each activity, but the Counselor’s main function is to oversee, engage and interact with their group.

Summer Days Part-time Counselor:               Apply HERE                    Job Description

This is a seasonal part-time position from for 6 weeks starting in July with approximately 20 hours per week. Under supervision of the Program Director and Assistant Program Director, a part-time Counselor is assigned to work with a full-time Counselor responsible for an assigned group of children, ranging in ages from 4-13.   The Counselor will lead and circulate their group through a variety of activities throughout the day.  The part-time Counselor will assist during each activity.

Silver Lake Beach Positions:

Beach Director:               Apply HERE                    Job Description

The Director of Silver Lake Beach oversees the daily operation of the facility and its staff. The Director is hired for a 40-hour per week position for 9-10 weeks from mid-June until the end of August. The Director reports to the Recreation Director.

Assistant Beach Director:               Apply HERE                    Job Description

The Assistant Director of Silver Lake Beach assists with the daily operation of the facility and its staff. The Assistant Director is hired for a 40-hour per week position for 9-10 weeks from mid-June until the end of August. The Assistant Director reports to the Beach Director and may act as the Beach Director in their absence.

Head Lifeguard:               Apply HERE                   Job Description

The Head Lifeguard, reporting to a nd working in conjunction with the Assistant Beach Director and Beach Director, assists with the day-to-day operation of the facility, is responsible for ensuring the operation is running smoothly and patrons are being safe, implements emergency procedures, enforces and communicates rules to patrons and provides supervision, structure, instruction, and support to lifeguard staff. Silver Lake Beach operated seasonally from mid June- Mid August, 7 days a week.

Lifeguard:               Apply HERE                    Job Description

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, Assistant Director and Beach Director, ensure the safety of patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies.

Parking & Snack Bar Attendant:               Apply HERE                    Job Description

This is a seasonal part-time position from mid-June to mid-August with approximately 10-20 hours per week. Under supervision of the Silver Lake Beach Head Guard, Assistant Director and Beach Director, maintain order in the parking with the parking of cars, accurately sell daily/season passes, and cook, sell and run a concession stand.

General Recreation Programs


Coaches

Inclusion Coaches




Volunteer Opportunities


To help us track our volunteers for events, please go to the event you are able to volunteer for and sign up there! More details are within each link.

Someone Special Dance  April 12, 2024

Set up on Friday after noon as well as help during the dance itself!

Community Yard Sale  May 4, 2024

Volunteer on the Common to sell items at the Grafton Rec table!

Grafton Road Race  May 11, 2024

Help with Registration, food set-up and awards process on day of event.

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.