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Employment Opportunities:

Springfield Park District employs hundreds of people in various areas of its operations that include full-time, part-time, summer and seasonal positions. We are currently accepting applications for the following:


The Park District is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person in the making of any employment decision on the basis of race, religion, color, age, national origin, handicap, marital status, arrests not leading to convictions, gender status or orientation, veteran status, a military discharge other than dishonorable, membership or non-membership in any labor organization or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal or state statutes, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

There are no full time open positions at this time.


Internship Opportunites:

The Springfield Park District offers comprehensive internship opportunities in the following areas:

Recreation -

Special Needs Programming -

Horticultural -

Animal Care -

Animal Enrichment -

Volunteer Opportunities:

If you would like to be part of the Springfield Park District's mission to provide outstanding parks and recreational services please consider volunteering your time. Numerous volunteer programs provide educational opportunities for cub scouts, church groups, and fulfillment of school curriculums, and much more.

  • General Volunteerism - Contact the Park District's volunteer coordinator, Chuck Smith at for a list of projects and services that we are looking for assistance to complete.
  • Henson Robinson Zoo - For information on volunteering as a docent at the Henson Robinson Zoo please visit the Zoo's website at:
  • Southwind Park - For information on volunteering as a docent at Southwind Park please email us at
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