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DOWNEY - Local students looking to complete required volunteer hours, or who want to gain skills and leadership experience while giving back to their community, are being encouraged to consider volunteering at Downey City Hall.
High school students can work in various departments such as Building & Planning, Engineering, Human Resources, Fire Prevention and Purchasing.
Both middle school and high school students can work at city-wide special events, youth programs at local parks, or as a counselor-in-training for summer day camps.
There are minimal fees and occasional meetings throughout the year.
Interested students should complete a Volunteer Interest Form (available online at downeyca.org or at the Parks & Recreation office at Apollo Park) and return it to a mandatory training meeting May 1 at 4:30 p.m. at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center.
For more details, call the Parks & Recreation Department at (562) 904-7238.
Published: April 25, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 02