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Philadelphia Parks & Recreation occasionally has positions and internships available that are both paid and unpaid.  These positions will be posted when they become available.
Dell Music Center Marketing Intern
The Dell Music Center is looking for a rising junior or senior marketing student for a Summer 2015 internship opportunity. This position is unpaid, however you are able to receive credit if your university offers it upon completion of this internship. The position requires a weekly commitment of 10-15 hours (including event nights).

Download the Dell Music Center Marketing Intern position description (PDF)
Field Data Collection Technician
The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking a Field Data Collection Technician for the duration of six months to collect information throughout the Parks & Recreation system. The Field Data Collection Technician will work closely with GIS staff from Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to inspect and compile data on assets in designated areas. The position is 100% outdoors and requires hiking and/or driving between sites and facilities with all pertinent equipment including (but not limited to) iPad, GPS receiver and digital camera.

Learn more about the Field Data Collection Technician position (PDF)

Ways to Volunteer

At a neighborhood park
If you would like to volunteer in a neighborhood park, check our list of Friends groups with websites to see if your park has an active group and reach out to them directly. If you don’t see your park listed, please contact Barb McCabe, Director of Stewardship, at 215-683-3679.
If you're a business or corporation
If you’re a corporate entity looking for an individualized volunteer experience for your employees in a watershed park, please contact Jennifer Mahar at the Fairmount Park Conservancy at 215-988-9334.
If you're a non-corporate group
Please contact Barb McCabe, Director of Stewardship, at 215-683-3679.