Volunteer Internship

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the City of Lake Worth Beach!  

The City of Lake Worth Beach recognizes the value of volunteers & volunteer interns and greatly appreciate every single one. Individuals starting at age 14+ are eligible to volunteer with the City of Lake Worth Beach.

Step 1 is to fill out a volunteer application and let us know what you would like to do.  We have many volunteer opportunities available, such as:

  • Assist with Special Events
  • Help with Recreational Activities
  • Learn new Clerical skills working with our City Administration.
  • And Much More!

Once we receive your completed application, we will respond with next steps.


Develop New Skills

Learn about Your Community

Gain Work Experience

Make New Friends

Explore Career Opportunities

Receive Recommendations for Future Jobs

  • Develop new skills
  • Chance to be creative
  • Feel needed and challenged
  • Gain work experience
  • Learn the operation of City government
  • Learn about your community
  • Utilize your talents and abilities
  • Explore career opportunities and career changes
  • Make new friends
  • Fulfill community service credits (students)
  • Receive recommendations for future jobs
  • Workers Compensation for on-the-job injuries
  • Application
  • Interview
  • Background Check (for those over 18 years of age)
  • All volunteers whose duties involve the interaction or supervision of children under age 18 are required to work under the direct and constant supervision of a paid staff member who has been fully screened according to HRS regulations and requirement.
  • 16 – preferred minimum age
  • Youth between the ages of 14-16 may, only upon discretion and approval of Department Head, be a city volunteer.
  • Parents and/or guardian are required to sign the Written Consent Form included in application packet (if youth is under the age of 18).
  • Observe the City’s rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Arrive on time for your scheduled volunteer shift
  • Notify supervisor as soon as possible if you are unable to work as scheduled
  • Keep accurate attendance records as directed by department
  • Wear your ID badge when performing volunteer duties
  • Participate in training and orientation when required
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Give adequate notice for vacations and resignations
  • Work as a team member
  • Provide feedback
  • Limit personal phone calls
  • Eat in designated areas
  • Park in same areas as employees, unless assigned otherwise
  • Keep personal belongings in the area designated by your supervisor
  • Contact your supervisor or Human Resources if you have questions, concerns or wish to be re-assigned to a different volunteer position
  • Solicit funds, services, or sell City goods
  • Take any fees or valuables in the course of their work with the City
  • Use profane or abusive language
  • Report for assignment under the influence of alcohol or narcotics
  • Release City information without proper approval
  • Act as a “spokesperson” for their Department or the City to the press or other media
  • Engage in political activities while on duty
  • Omit information or submit inaccurate information on reports, documents, records etc.

Volunteers who do not adhere to the rules and procedures of the City of Lake Worth Beach or who fail to satisfactorily perform their volunteer assignments will be dismissed from the program. Reasons for dismissal may include the following:

  • Misconduct, insubordination or poor attitude
  • Poor Attendance; constant tardiness
  • Failure to meet the requirements of volunteer position description
  • Failure to perform assigned duties
  • Failure to abide by the City of Lake Worth Beach policies and procedures or violation of any of the policies in this manual: Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policies; Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace; Dress Code; ID Badges etc.
  • Report Work Related Injuries

Thank you for considering volunteering with us.
We know your time is valuable and we hope to meet you very soon!


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