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Employment/Volunteer

The City of Adel Parks and Recreation Department has many seasonal employment and volunteer opportunities. We encourage all interested individuals to reach out or apply! Contact us via email at nschenck@adeliowa.org or smudder@adeliowa.org or via phone at 515-993-4525.

Applications

Adel Family Aquatic Center Positions

All Other Positions

Submit via email or drop off/mail to City Hall (301 S 10th St. Adel, Iowa 50003).

Spring/Summer Employment

Adel Family Aquatic Center

Lifeguards:

The Adel Family Aquatic Center is always looking for certified lifeguards to guard and teach swim lessons. For more information on how or where to get certified, contact Sadie at smudder@adeliowa.org. Must be at least 15 years old to get certified. Starting pay is $9.00/hour. Many opportunities for advancement and increased pay.

Admissions:

Work the front desk and sell season and daily passes. Opportunity for more hours if willing to teach swimming lessons. Must be at least 15 years old. Starting pay is $8.50/hour.

Concessions:

Serve up a tasty treat at the Adel Family Aquatic Center. Opportunity for more hours if willing to teach swimming lessons. Must be at least 15 years old. Starting pay is $8.50/hour.

Recreation Site Supervisor

Oversee various parks and recreation activities like youth baseball/softball and adult volleyball/softball. Duties include set-up, record scores, supervise activity, and tear-down. Must be at least 18 years old. Starting pay is $12.50/hour.

Youth Softball Umpires

Games are played from Mid-May through Mid-June. Must be at least 15 years old and have knowledge of the game. Pay is $35/game.

Ballfield Concessions

Serve up a sweet or savory treat at the Adel ballfields. Games from May-July. Must be 15 years old. Starting pay is $8.50/hour.

Parks Maintenance

Help maintain the city parks and facilities throughout the spring/summer season. Duties include mowing, weed-eating, basic maintenance of buildings and machinery and other duties as assigned. Must be at least 18 years old. Starting pay is $12.00/hour.

Fall/Winter Employment

Youth Basketball Referee

Games are played on Saturdays from November-February. Includes both boys’ and girls’ games from grades 1-6. Must be at least 1 years old. Pay is $20/game.

Scorekeeper

Games are played on Saturdays from November-February. Includes both boys’ and girls’ games from grades 1-6. Must be at least 1 years old. Pay is $15/game.

Gym Supervisor

Oversee activities and help with the set-up and tear down of gyms. Youth basketball games are played on Saturdays from November-February. Adult volleyball games are played on Sunday evenings in January through Mid-March. Must be at least 18 years old. Starting pay is $12.50/hour.

Childcare Provider

Watch and entertain children as their parents play indoor volleyball. Games are played on Sunday evenings from January through Mid-March. Must be at least 16 years old. Starting pay is $12.00/hour.

Volunteers

Park Board

The Parks and Recreation Department is oversaw by the Parks and Recreation Board. The board makes decisions on the development of the leisure time opportunities and facilities in the community. The Parks and Recreation Board also serves as the City Tree Board. The board typically meets the first Monday of the month in the Adel City Council Chambers at 6:30pm. Park board members are appointed by the mayor with city council approval.

Coaching

A majority of our youth programs are led by volunteer coaches. You do not need to be a family member of a participant to volunteer. If you have a passion for the sport and want to get involved, we’d be happy to have you!

Park Clean-up

If you or your organization is interested in assisting with annual park clean-ups or post storm clean-ups, let us know. Extra hands are always helpful!

Sponsorship

Interested in lending a hand in a monetary fashion? Consider sponsoring one of our programs or teams. Little League Baseball and Softball team sponsorship is $100 which scores your “corporate name” on one team’s uniform and the option for a 3′ x 8′ sign on the outfield fence line. Sponsor is responsible for supplying sign.

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