You might want to check this out if you’re looking for part-time work

One of three wooden bridges along Marshview Park’s paved .35-mile walking trail. (Courtesy of City of Virginia Beach.)

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is hosting a job fair to fill a variety of spring and summer part-time positions.

Parks & Rec hiring managers and team members will be at Bow Creek Recreation Center, 3427 Club House Road on Thursday from 4:30 to 8 p.m. providing information and answering questions, city officials said.

The department is looking for dedicated individuals who have demonstrated skills and are looking for opportunities to work with kids, teach swimming, or work outdoors in one of our scenic parks, according to a news release from the city.

Employment areas include aquatics, athletics, parks and natural areas, landscape, recreation center support staff, therapeutic recreation, youth programs, and camps.

Those interested in attending should bring their resume and “dress to impress.”

Current openings can be found online at and anyone with questions may contact Dena Kimball at 757-385-1117 or

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John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.