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City of Portage

7900 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage, MI, 49002, US


Portage Parks & Recreation Volunteer Application

There are many opportunities for individuals and groups of all sizes to make a difference in Portage Parks! Citizens, church groups, corporate citizens and service organizations often provide much-needed manpower for important projects. Extra help is always needed at many Portage Parks & Recreation events. Projects and events range from park cleanup, Park Patrol, event set-up and decorating, help with event activities and education stations, trash patrol and pick-up during events, survey administration and assistance, overseeing event functions (building tours, help at the Parks & Recreation table, restocking supplies, etc.) or other projects tailored to you or your group. 

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By submitting this form, I authorize my former employers and school authorities to give any information regarding my employment, together with any information they may have regarding me whether or not it is on their records. I authorize the City of Portage to conduct a criminal record investigation and driving record investigation. I hereby release them and their organization from any damage whatsoever for issuing same. I understand this is not a compensatory position, nor a promise of one. Furthermore, I understand that as a volunteer, I am not able to collect benefits including, but not limited to, Workers' Compensation. I acknowledge that I am volunteering my time and when this arrangement is no longer desirable by either party, either the City of Portage or myself may terminate this relationship.

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If you are 17 years of age or younger, Human Resources will contact you to assist you with obtaining the appropriate work permit.