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City of Fort Collins Recreation

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Employment Opportunities

Summer Job Fair

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March 25 (9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Edora Pool Ice Center (EPIC), 1801 Riverside Avenue

This season, work for the City of Fort Collins Parks & Recreation Departments in the pools, at parks, teaching classes, going on trips, and at the ballfields.

On March 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Parks & Recreation will host a summer hiring fair. Onsite interviews and hiring will take place.

We’ll be hiring and interviewing for the following positions:

  • Building attendants
  • Camp counselors
  • Early childhood instructors
  • Inclusion aides
  • Lifeguards
  • Parks ground crew
  • Program coordinators
  • Scorekeepers
  • Shuttle drivers
  • Sports field supervisors
  • Swim instructors
  • And more

What to bring? 

  • Valid ID
  • Social security card
  • Direct deposit information including a voided check
  • Resume and/or job application information such as previous employment history
  • Parent/guardian if under the age of 18

*Background and drug testing will be available onsite.

For specific job position descriptions, visit

Internships and Practicum Students

Want to gain hands-on experience with Recreation? We offer valuable and applicable field experience for those seeking internship positions and have academic training in recreation administration, physical education, therapeutic recreation, gerontology, public relations, journalism, marketing, graphic design, human development, or health and exercise science.

For more information about interning with Recreation, download our internship manual For information about current openings, contact cmVjcmVhdGlvbkBmY2dvdi5jb20= or browse our database of opportunities.


The Recreation Department offers a variety of opportunities for volunteering. We need volunteers for special events, ongoing programs, administrative tasks and more. For more information, browse through our database of volunteer opportunities or contact a specific program area by completing the form below.

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* What program are you interested in?
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