Seasonal Job Opportunities

Dover Parks and RecreationSeasonal position opportunities at Dover Parks & Recreation change greatly throughout the year, as well as annually.

Additionally, decisions on programming offered, and all hiring decisions for those programs, are made at least one full season prior to the start of any program or event.

Please view our seasonal opportunities below and contact us with any questions. For full or part-time, Town of Dover Job Opportunities, please visit the Town's Human Resources page for current openings and application procedures. 

  1. Summer 2024
  2. Fall 2024
  3. Winter 2023/24
  4. Spring 2024

Summer Club COUNSELOR (click here for complete job description) 

  • Paid position with no experience needed.
  • Must be a current resident of Dover, MA.
  • Minimum age of 16 years old by Saturday, June 24, 2024.
  • Required to attend, and complete all certification in pre-season staff trainings (held late afternoon/early evenings Monday, June 17 - 21, 2024)
  • Commitment to work a minimum of four-consecutive program weeks AND all assigned training sessions is required (with up to six total program weeks available)
    • 2024 Summer Club dates: Weekdays*, June 24th - August 2nd (*NOT HELD Thursday 7/4 and Friday 7/5) 


Summer Club LEAD COUNSELOR (click here for complete job description)

  • Paid position requiring minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Must be a current resident of Dover, MA.
  • Minimum age of 18 years old by Saturday, June 24, 2024.
  • Required to attend, participate in and complete all necessary certification in pre-season staff training the during, pre-season staff trainings (held late afternoon/early evenings Monday, June 17 - 21, 2024)
  • Commitment to work all six-consecutive program weeks AND all scheduled pre-season days is required,. 
    • 2024 Summer Club dates: Weekdays*, June 24th - August 2nd (*NOT HELD Thursday 7/4 and Friday 7/5)  

Download your Summer 2024 Employment Application by clicking HERE

(or copy paste www.doverma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3309 directly into your browser URL)

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for a paid position during the summer of 2024, your fully completed application must be submitted to Nicole Wainwright PRIOR TO MONDAY APRIL 8, 2024 at 5:00PM.

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Resident students ages 14+ who are looking to volunteer for school credit should visit our Volunteer Opportunities page 

There you will find details on our various  community service opportunities, including our Summer Leadership Training Program, which is a volunteer opportunity available exclusively as part of our annual summer program season!