2013 Safety Town Volunteer

This is a non paid, volunteer position. The City of West Linn is recruiting for volunteers to work in the Safety Town Camps program sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department. Children who attend Safety Town learn how to handle many hazardous and dangerous situations.  Volunteers (must be at least 13 yrs. old) are a very important part of the success of Safety Town. Under the guidance of the City of West Linn recreation staff, volunteers and community resource personnel, children (ages 4-6) are introduced to a wide variety of safety concepts with special emphasis on traffic and pedestrian safety.  The program consists of guest presenters, classroom instruction, craft projects and songs.  Volunteers for Safety Town must be available for a 6 day commitment, including one day of training/set-up.  Training/set-up will be held Friday, June 21st , 1-3 pm.  Camp dates are June 24-28. West Linn Safety Town will be held at Sunset Firehall, 2215 Long St., West Linn 97068. Successful volunteers selected for the program must pass pre-employment reference screening.  Application packets are available at http://westlinnoregon.gov; West Linn City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, OR  97068; or call (503) 742-8607.   Please submit a City of West Linn volunteer application; volunteer waiver; supplemental questionnaire and two (2) letters of recommendation to City Hall, Department of Human Resources. Application deadline is April 26th.