City looking to develop young recreation professionals

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Posted December 18, 2020 |

The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department is accepting applications from young people ages 14 to 19 for its Developing Recreation Professionals program.

Successful completion of the program will better prepare participants for seasonal employment with the City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department.

Applications for the program will open Monday, Dec. 14 and close Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. To apply, candidates should email for an application packet. Top candidates will be selected and interviewed as part of the process. Selected participants will have the option to enroll in the Recreation Academy or Aquatics Lifeguard Certification camp or both courses. Training courses will take place Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

For more information about Ocala Recreation and Parks, visit or call 352-368-5517.

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