Employment Opportunities

summer 2021 camp staff

Recreation Leaders - Fall and Winter 2021-2022

Are you ready to play and make a difference in kids lives?  As a recreation leader you would be working programs like our Schools Out half day field trips to places like Interskate 91 and Bounce, or leading games and swim time on school vacation days. 

Work one, two or many of the days.  

The days and hours vary, full day and/or half day Professional Development days and vacation week programs. 

Looking for individuals with the ability to work with elementary age youth, as well as lead and monitor activities with our staff. This is a part time position with varying hours. Curious? Interested? Have questions? Feel free to call the office, (413)587-1040, and ask for Rebecca or email [Email hidden] To be considered you MUST apply through the city application. Please visit the City of Northampton, Human Resources page and look under "Current Openings." The position is called "Fall Recreation Leaders." 

Seasonal Job Positions

  • Human Resources Site, click here
  • Late winter is when we begin the search for additional lifeguards and summer camp staff.
  • The Human Resource Department posts the jobs that are open in the Recreation Department. Throughout the year, there are summer program positions, youth soccer, basketball and t-ball supervisors, men's softball and basketball scorekeepers, lifeguards, Aquatic and Family Center desk staff, and other positions available. We also have a variety of volunteer opportunities, from coaching to special events.

Want to Offer a Program?

View Instructor Information for our forms to propose a new program.

Are You Under 18 and Need a Work Permit?

Most High Schools have them available in their main office.
The State of Massachusetts website has more information, click here