Lynchburg Parks & Recreation


Supervisor: Tamara Reynolds, Volunteer Coordinator (455-5886 or
Volunteers are America’s greatest resource! The Lynchburg Parks & Recreation Department counts on volunteers like you to lend their time and talent. Opportunities to complete your Christian Service are available in the areas of athletics, youth, senior adults, naturalist and every thing in between! There is always a place for you here at Parks & Recreation.  If you have an idea of how you can help but don’t see a job listed, please call and talk to us to see how we can help you build your resume and contribute to a healthy, active and educated community.

Supervisor: Debbie Hoffbeck (455-5878 or Email)
Nature Zone Volunteer – Assists with the operation of the Nature Zone opening Center, cleaning cages, handling and monitoring animals. Welcome, instruct, and assist guests. Assist with answering phone; scheduling of birthday parties and speaking engagements; and set-up for and assistance with birthday parties.

Supervisor: Lynn Fox, Senior Recreation Specialist - Templeton Senior Center (455-4115 or Email) Senior Adults
Center Assistant – Act as receptionist to greet participants and answer phone, taking messages; assist with luncheon preparation and clean up; set-up and monitoring of scheduled Center activities; and monitor computer lab.

Educational Speaker / Class Instructor – Presents educational or life enhancing topic in accordance with hobbies, knowledge, education, and skills. Topic could be related to: health/fitness, trade or profession, hobby and/or local opportunities or services of interest to senior population.

Event Volunteers – Assists with annual events when needed throughout the year decorating, preparing food, serving, and cleaning-up. Events: Spring Banquet, Veterans’ Day Luncheon, November 11, and Thanksgiving Luncheon.

Dance Volunteers – Assists with making decorations, decorating, preparing refreshments, and cleaning-up. Themed dances are held two to three times a year.

Newsletter Assistant – Assists with production, writing and editing of Fifty Plus, a newsletter for the seniors.

Sport Activity Assistant – Greets participants, keeps score, and officiates for weekly activities such as Horseshoes, Volleyball, Softball, Bowling, Putt- Putt and more.

Photographer – Takes pictures of classes, activities, and events for future use in brochures and publications.

Last updated: 3/25/14

Supervisor: Maggie Mace (455-5882 or Email) Athletics/Aquatics

Athletic Coaches and Assistant Coaches – Coach youth athletic teams teaching sportsmanship, skills, teamwork, and notifying players/parents of practices and games. Sports include: Basketball (December – March) and Girls Softball (spring & fall).

Coaches are also needed for athletic partner organizations providing play in: Football, Cheerleading, Soccer, Baseball, Volleyball, Lacrosse and Tennis.

Last updated: 8/1/11


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