Teen Summer Volunteer Opportunities


The Recreation Division is proud to present teen summer volunteer opportunities serving our Deer Hollow Farm, Summer Camp and Swim Lesson 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.

Volunteer in Summer 2023!
An online application will be available here starting February 10, 2023. All completed application packets will be due by Friday, April 28, 2023, at 5 p.m. No exceptions will be made. For questions about the application process, please email theviewteencenter@mountainview.gov or call the Recreation Office at (650) 903-6331.

JUNIOR LEADERSJunior Leaders is a fun, dynamic and skill building program that combines advanced training with a service opportunity. After two days of training, Junior Leaders will join City of Mountain View summer camps to engage with youth, lead activities and shadow staff.

JUNIOR LIFEGUARDS: Junior Lifeguards is a fun, dynamic and skill building program that combines advanced training with a service opportunity. Following a one week professional development training, Junior Lifeguards will assist Aquatics staff in swim lessons by making the pool a safe, fun and friendly atmosphere.

DEER HOLLOW FARM INTERNSDeer 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! 



Monday, March 6, 2023
6:30-7 p.m. at The View Teen Center

During the Information Night, teens and their guardians can speak with Recreation Staff about Junior Leader training requirements, on-site duties and the application process. Recreation Staff representing Summer Camps, Lifeguards and Deer Hollow Farm will be in attendance. The Junior Leader program has been running for decades in the City of Mountain View as a way of teaching responsibility and service to others while gaining valuable work experience for future jobs. No RSVP is required to attend the information night.