We offer several internships and volunteer opportunities that range from administration, athletics, environmental, hospitality, marketing and more. There are many benefits to volunteering in PRCA to further develop your professional experience such as learning administrative and managerial duties involved in parks, recreation and cultural affairs. Interns/Volunteers will also learn skills in project management, event planning, development, budgeting and volunteer/ employee management. There’s also the chance to gain knowledge of facility operations, including employee management, facility management and customer service.
About City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
PO Box 490 Station 24, 302 NE 6th Ave., Thos. Ctr A., Rm 210 (street add., Gainesville, FL 32602, US
Our vision is to be seen as the keepers and hosts of the places where nature, recreation and culture meet, offering memorable experiences for all. With the mission to provide and maintain the natural, recreational and cultural facilities and programs that make Gainesville a great place to live, work and visit; and that help sustain the City economically, socially and environmentally. Our goal is to make each experience in our parks and facilities as enjoyable as possible so that visitors will come back again and again.
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department manages over 3,200 acres of parkland with numerous cultural, recreational, and natural areas and facilities. In October of 2013, the Department became one of 119 agencies in the country to be fully accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies
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Historic Thomas Center302 NE 6th AvenueBuilding B, 3rd Floor, Room 336Gainesville, FL32601