Are You Interested in Volunteering or Completing an Internship With the City of Suffolk?

We work to match volunteers and interns with opportunities that fit their interests, talents, knowledge and skills. Volunteers and interns are a valuable asset to the community and assist us in creating quality programs, activities and events and help our community shine!

Businesses, school clubs, civic groups, scouts, individuals and interns are welcome. Volunteers and interns receive valuable training and job experience, socialization, a great volunteer environment, career enhancement, recognition, and the opportunity to meet and assist others.

Volunteer Applications

Volunteer Coach 

Being a volunteer coach is a great way to mentor kids and make a difference! If interested, complete an application today and submit it to Suffolk Parks & Recreation. It’s rewarding and volunteer coaches are the backbone of youth sports in America.  It is the parents and volunteers who sign up to coach youth sports every season that make our youth sports programs great!

Recreation Volunteer

This volunteer placement will vary depending on interests, talents and skills of the volunteer and the needs of the department. This type of volunteer placement may be with Senior Programs, Athletics, Fitness Programs, Summer Programs, Recreation Centers, etc.

Special Events Volunteer

Assists with special events hosted by Suffolk Parks & Recreation and the City of Suffolk.  Volunteer duties will vary from assisting with Parade Line-ups, collecting surveys, assisting with marketing distribution, to dressing up as costumed characters!  Below is an example of some of the events that we need volunteers for:

Background Checks

Depending on the type of volunteer placement, volunteers may be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning a volunteer placement.

For more information, contact:
Jason 'JP' Pittman, Volunteer Coordinator, at (757) 514-7268 or jpittman@suffolkva.us.