Volunteer and Employment

Redlands Community Center
Quality of Life Department
City of Redlands

Volunteer and Employment Opportunities

Why Volunteer?
The benefits of being a volunteer are many. Your presence in one of the many programs that we offer enhances the quality of life in Redlands. Here are some ways volunteering can enrich your life:

  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Earn academic credit
  • Learn a new skill
  • Meet new friends
  • Help others in need
  • Have fun!

How Do I Volunteer?
Stop by the location you wish to volunteer for and fill out an application or e-mail Recreation Staff at RecreationStaff@cityofredlands.org. Potential volunteers who are 18 years old and older must successfully pass a background check.

What Can I Do?
Most volunteer opportunities are available for those as young as age 12 years old. We have activities for groups, large and small, families, corporations and individuals.

Special Events
The Recreation Division is looking for volunteers to assist with the following special events:

  • Annual Christmas Block Party
  • Movies in the Park
  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Employment Opportunities
Persons wishing to be considered for available employment opportunities may check on the City of Redlands Human Resources website to see if any current openings exist by clicking here.

Human Resources

The City of Redlands has a centralized Human Resources Office which provides personnel related services to all City departments. These services include administration of employee benefits; coordinating the recruitment and selection process; maintaining personnel data, files and records; administration of workers' compensation and safety information; managing the employee evaluation process; filing state and federal reports; assisting with M.O.U. interpretation; labor negotiations and disciplinary matters. For more information please call (909)-798-7514.

The Redlands Recreation Bureau is looking for contract instructors to teach classes. Iif your interested please contact us with your idea for a class: recreationstaff@cityofredlands.org. or complete the following information:

1. Complete the attached Independent Contract Application.

2. Submit your application to the Recreation Division.

3. The program proposal will be reviewed by Recreation Division staff. If the program is consistent with the Recreation and Senior Services Services Division criteria, and programming space and time is available, then you will be asked to participate in an interview. All programming is subject to final approval of the Department Head. Upon approval of the proposal all applicants must be fingerprinted at the Redlands Police Department, located at 1270 Park Ave, Mondays & Wednesdays from 12:30-4:30 p.m.

4. Once fingerprints have cleared, an Independent Contractor Agreement will be written for the class and must be approved by the City Council.

5. The current contract specifies a 70/30% contractual split of funds collected, based on resident fees. The contractor receives 70%, and the City retains 30% to cover operating expenses and facility use.

6. Once City Council approves the contract, Contractor shall obtain a Redlands Business license, as a condition of performing the services required here under.

7. Contractor shall obtain and maintain during the term of this Agreement, all insurance and submit to the City Certificates of Insurance in force.

Contractor shall provide:

• Worker’s Compensation and Employer’s Liability insurance in the amount that meets the statutory requirement shall be in force with an insurance carrier acceptable to the City.

• Comprehensive Commercial General Liability insurance in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence and two million dollars ($2,000,000) aggregate shall be in force with an insurance carrier acceptable to the City and name the City as an additional insured.

• Professional Liability insurance in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000) per claims made and two million dollars ($2,000,000) aggregate shall be in force with an insurance carrier acceptable to the City.

• Commercial Automobile Liability insurance with minimum limits of one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence, combined single limit for bodily injury liability and property damage liability shall be in force and name the City as an additional insured. This coverage shall include all owned vehicles, hired and non-owned vehicles, and employee non-ownership vehicles.

City shall be named as an additional insured on all policies and such insurance shall be primary and non-contributing to any insurance or self-insurance maintained by City.

If Contractor can't provide insurance coverage for the program contractor shall then be responsible for paying all costs associated with insurance coverage for participants as specified in the City's contract with Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation for recreation programs.

If you are interested in teaching, or if you have special knowledge or skills that you would like to share with others, please call (909) 798-7572 or e-mail recreationstaff@cityofredlands.org.