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Junior Volunteer Club

This club is for youth ages 10-15. Learn about ways to give back, gain
work-like experiences and have fun in your community.

Next Meeting: Friday, Sept. 20. 4-5 p.m. Fuller Park Pool

Join us for the first fall kickoff meeting at Fuller Park Pool- enjoy pizza and a project while learning about volunteer opportunities within Ann Arbor's parks system.

2020 kickoff meeting: Satuday, Jan. 4. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Veterans Memorial Park and Ice Rink.

For more information about the Junior Volunteer Club contact or call 734.794.6445.

Become a CIT: Counselor in Training for 2019

​2019 CIT Applications are now closed for the season

We are looking for highly motivated and kid-friendly teens ages 14-17 to serve as counselors in training (CIT) for the summer of 2020! Help our day camp coordinators provide a high quality, fun and safe outdoor experience for our day campers. This wonderful opportunity is for teens who want to further develop their leadership and communication skills as well as gain experience in planning and instructing activities for young children. We are looking for a minimum of a week-long commitment at one of our three day camps: Buhr, Fuller, or Gallup. 

Opportunities are limited, and applicants are considered but never guaranteed specific weeks or sites. Camp runs Monday-Friday with CIT shifts from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Shorter shift proposals will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Must be able to attend CIT training and the games workshop:

CIT Orientation: to be determind

Games Workshop: to be determined

There will be one additional training before camp begins but that is still TBD.

To Apply: 

Send application materials below to in advance and confirm your attendance at the May 30th orientation. You may also bring your application with you to orientation to turn in.

Become a LIT: Lifeguard in Training

We are looking for highly motivated future lifeguards who are 14-15 years of age. You do not need to be Red Cross Certified in Lifeguarding and CPR for the Professional Rescuer in order to participate. As a LIT, you will help our pool staff provide high quality, fun and safe outdoor experiences for our daily swimmers. This wonderful opportunity is for those hoping to become lifeguards and who want to further develop their leadership and communication skills as well as gain valuable experiences in lifeguarding skills. Offered at any one of our three city outdoor pools: Buhr, Fuller or Veterans Memorial. The LIT program requirements:

  • Commit one, five hour shift per week for the month of July.
  • ​Attend a bi-weekly in-service training with the pool staff.
  • Volunteer at a Splash Day event at any of the pools.
A required LIT training and orientation will occur in June. Exact dates and location to be determined closer to May.

1519 Fuller Road