Portland Parks and Recreation

The mission of Portland Parks & Recreation is to help Portlanders play – providing the safe places, facilities, and programs which promote physical, mental, and social activity. We get people, especially kids, outside, active, and connected to the community. As we do this, there will be an increase in the wellness of our residents and the livability of our city. We accomplish this through:

  • Establishing, safeguarding and restoring the parks, natural areas, public places, and urban forest of the city, ensuring that these are accessible to all;
  • Developing and maintaining excellent facilities and places for public recreation and community building;
  • Providing dynamic recreation programs and services that promote health and well-being for all;
  • Partnering with the community we serve.

Positions Available:

Child / Youth Development

Seasonal Recreation Support Staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, nature and sports in addition to supporting the physical, social and cognitive development of preschool and school-aged participants. Positions will be responsible for maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth, consistently modeling appropriate behavior, administering basic first aid, maintaining accurate program records, and performing maintenance duties as assigned.

Position Types:

  • Part-Time
  • Summer only
  • Temporary / Seasonal

Connect With Us:




6433 NE Tillamook
Portland, OR 97213

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