Gain Career Experience With Parks and Recreation

January 20, 2022, Department, by NRPA

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Ninety-six percent of U.S. adults say that teenagers and young adults benefit from their first jobs or volunteer experiences. Top benefits include:

  • Developing skills
  • Building confidence
  • Gaining valuable work experience

Park and recreation departments provide many first-time job and volunteer opportunities for young adults.

Each month, through a poll of 1,000 U.S. residents focused on park and recreation
issues, NRPA Park Pulse helps tell the park and recreation story. Questions span fromthe serious to the more lighthearted. The survey was conducted by Wakefield Research.

Visit the NRPA Park Pulse webpage for more information.