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Passaic County Parks VIPsVolunteers-in-Parks (VIPs)

The Parks and Recreation Department is looking for Volunteers-in-Parks (VIPs) to help with the management of programs and events in the Passaic County Parks System.

VIPs are responsible for:

  • Leading guided hikes through Passaic County Park trails
  • Hosting arts and crafts activities
  • Hosting environmental education activities
  • Tabling at Tuesdays in the Plaza to advertise Parks and Recreation Programs
  • Handling check-in of fitness classes
  • Setting up for park events
  • Supervising sports leagues and camps
  • And more!
To learn more, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (973) 881-4833 or email KerryK@passaiccountynj.org.

Apply here to become a VIP
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Thank you for applying to be a volunteer with the Passaic County Parks and Recreation office! If you have any questions, please contact the Recreation Program Coordinator Kerry Klug at KerryK@passaiccountynj.org or 973-881-4833. 

Full Name (Last, First, Middle): 
 Street Address:

 Cell Phone:
 Date of Birth:
 Emergency Contact Name:

Emergency Contract Phone:  

 Please indicate your area(s) of interest:
 Arts & Crafts
 Sports & Fitness
 Environmental Educator
 Hiking Tour Guide
 Large Scale Events
Do you have any relevant special training or skills that could be useful for Parks and Recreation events?

Are any reasonable accessibility accommodations required? If so, please describe: 
What parks would you be willing to travel to in order to volunteer?
 Goffle Brook Park (Hawthorne, NJ)
 Garret Mountain Reservation (Woodland Park, NJ)
 Weasel Brook Park (Clifton, NJ)
 Camp Hope (West Milford, NJ)
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