City Hall floors 2-6 are closed to the public at this time. However, staff continues to conduct business. Feel free to call us. 

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Job & Volunteer Opportunities

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Job Opportunities

We are always accepting applications!  Have you ever wanted to coach youth sports, instruct swim lessons, teach dance or tumbling, or just give back go the community through Recreation?  The City of El Cajon Parks and Recreation Department is looking for qualified applicants.  We are always accepting applications for employment.  Click here for more information.


Volunteer Opportunities

Leaders in Training

Leaders in Training (LIT) positions are available for teens 14-17 years of age who have some expertise working with children.  LIT's volunteer and participate in all camp activities and receive leadership training.  Candidates must submit applications one month prior to camp dates.  Apply for positions at one or more camp.

Please call (619) 441-1534 for more information.

Mentor Program

Experience what it takes to become a valued employee by participating in a mentoring course, where you can receive hands-on training from Parks and Recreation staff.  We welcome responsible individuals who wish to challenge themselves through a combination of training and on-the-job experience, while gaining experience and knowledge in a variety of programs by volunteering 3-5 hours per week

Available for teens ages 14-17.  Please call (619) 441-1534 for more information.

Special Events

The Parks and Recreation Department recruits volunteers to assist with certain special events hosted by the city throughout the year.  These volunteers are key contributors to the success of our events by helping with a wide variety of tasks while working closely with Parks and Recreation Department staff.

If you'd like to learn more about how you can become involved, visit our Special Events page or call Michele Sawaya at (619) 441-1670.