Adaptive Recreation Program Assistant


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


250 S. 32nd StreetSpringfield, OR 97478


Willamalane Park and Recreation District needs your help to assist in leading, and organizing community based programs for individuals with disabilities.

Here are a few duties and expectations for this volunteer position.

  • Assists in the implementation of adaptive recreation community outings, classes and in-house programs
  • Assists with activity records, such as taking attendance and communicating important information with the program leaders.
  • Volunteers must assist patrons in food/admission acquisition prior to taking care of themselves.
  • Volunteers are expected to arrive 15 min prior to the start of the program and remain till at least 15 min post program.
  • Volunteers assisting in the Bingo program must be able to count 1-100 and visually identify the numbers.
  • Volunteers must complete volunteer training with program supervisor including training in bending, lifting, pushing and pulling prior to the beginning of their service.
  • Volunteers must be physically able to and lift up to 25lbs.

Qualifications Needed:

  • Volunteer must be over 16 years old.
  • Must complete a volunteer application and have a successful volunteer interview
  • Pass a criminal and a DHS background check
  • Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public
  • Be self-directed, willing to take initiative and detail oriented
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of Willamalane volunteers, partners, patrons, and sponsors.
  • Computer and clerical skills are desired but not mandatory.


  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Special Needs
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
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