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Work for Us

We have part-time employment opportunities available throughout the year. We offer flexible hours and days, competitive wages and rewarding experiences. School year and summer part-time positions are frequently available, primarily working with youth programs.

If you have a skill or hobby you can teach to others, let us know. We look for experienced instructors in all areas of recreation. We always need volunteers to help us offer a variety of programs. Training is provided! We also hire college interns year-round.

We process and pay the costs of criminal and child abuse clearances for all potential staff, volunteers and interns. You must successfully pass the clearances to work or volunteer for GEARS.

Employment Application

Volunteer Application


Current Openings

Camp Ladybug Assistant Director Expectations

GEARS Recreation is looking for an Assistant Director for Camp Ladybug.  Camp Ladybug is a program for individuals with mental and/or physical disabilities.  Camp Ladybug provides a fun atmosphere where the campers may participate in socialization skills and recreational activities.  The camp will begin June 13th  and run through July 22nd.  Camp is Monday –Friday from 9 am to 12 pm.  The camp is held at the Elizabethtown Community Park Pavilion 5. The position will include the following duties:

  1. Assist Camp Ladybug Director
  2. Assist in organizing and setting up daily activities
  3. Assist in communicating with parents
  4. Assist in keeping volunteers on task and with camper

Hours per week: 20 hours for six weeks

Pay rate: $10-12/hour

Contact KarenEberly@GetintoGEARS.org or call 717-367-0355.


Summer Playground Leaders

Need to build your resume? Leaders needed to organize and supervise Summer Playground sites in the Elizabethtown Area from June 13 through August 5.  Monday-Friday, approximately 20-25 hours per week.  Individuals must be 18 years and older, have a desire to work with children ages 6-14, lead games and activities, demonstrate responsibility, and the ability to work well with others.

Contact LeeEckert@GetintoGEARS.org or call the GEARS office at 367-0355.



Have fun while you volunteer! We have plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in the community. You will truly feel like you’ve accomplished something and your talents will be appreciated, plus you’ll be making a difference in people’s lives.

If you’d like to volunteer with GEARS, please complete our Volunteer Application or contact GEARS@GetintoGEARS.org.

List of Volunteer Opportunities

Basketball Coach
Baseball Coach
Soccer Coach
Playground Junior Counselor
Camp Ladybug Counselor

Volunteer Application



We love college interns! We offer flexible work schedules, excellent on-the-job experiences, and a great work environment. Internships are available year-round.

Why should you intern with GEARS? Here are a few good reasons:

Contact GEARS@GetintoGEARS.org for more details. Remember to send your resume!



GEARS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.