Teen Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Virtual Teen Summer Leadership

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 21 through July 30

Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m. via Zoom

The Virtual Teen Summer Leadership program is for teens in 6th-12th grade and covers topics such as customer service, professionalism, interview tips, resume building, and leadership skills. Apply online HERE. Applications will be due by Friday, July 17.

Questions? Call 650-903-6404 or email Michael.Schwarz@MountainView.gov.

Previous Summer Leadership Opportunities:

The Recreation Division is proud to present three enhanced teen summer volunteer opportunities serving our Deer Hollow Farm, Aquatics, and Summer Camp programs. All teen summer volunteer opportunities are free of cost to participants. Age limits vary depending on program. See below for descriptions on each program and how you can apply.

Deer Hollow Farm Interns: Deer Hollow Farm Interns will assist staff during Deer Hollow Farm Wilderness Camps with a variety of activities. Activities include teaching campers about the farm and garden, leading songs and games, exploring the wilderness preserve, and  improving leadership skills all while having a fun summer with youth!  To apply, please complete the following online application.

For a pdf copy of the Deer Hollow Farm Intern application, please click here.

Junior Lifeguards: Junior Lifeguards will assist Aquatics staff in swim lessons by making the pool a safe, fun, and friendly atmosphere. Lessons occur mornings and afternoons Monday through Thursday with the option to “live train” with lifeguards on Friday’s. Junior Lifeguards will also have the opportunity to shadow lifeguards and become certified in CPR and First Aid upon successful completion of volunteer and curriculum hours! To apply, please complete the following application. 

For a pdf copy of the Junior Lifeguards application, please click here.

Junior Leaders: Junior Leaders is a fun, dynamic, and skill building program that combines advanced training with a service opportunity. After training, Junior Leaders will join City of Mountain View summer camps to engage with youth, lead activities, and shadow staff. To apply, please complete the following online application.

For a pdf copy of the Junior Leaders application, please click here.

Recommendation Letters:

Please submit all recommendations letters to the link here

Please submit applications and recommendations letter(if necessary) for Teen Summer Volunteer Opportunities to the below locations, by Friday, May 1, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Applications will not be accepted after this date.

Email to: recreation@mountainview.gov 
Mail to: City of Mountain View Recreation Division, c/o  Teen Summer Volunteer, P.O. Box 7540, Mountain View, CA 94039

Information Night


Wednesday, March 18, 2020
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
The View Teen Center

Join us for Information Night about our teen summer volunteer programs. At the info night, you can speak with coordinators about the different volunteer programs, training requirements, and application process. It is recommended that all returning and interested volunteers attend with a parent or guardian as important requirements, expectations, and dates will be shared here. Volunteer opportunities are available for summer day camps, Deer Hollow Farm, and aquatics.