Internship Opportunities / Full Time Seasonal Work


Full Time Seasonal work is meant for positions that are 40 hours per week.  Part time seasonal work positions will not be listed on this page.

Final discretion of positions posted will be made by the IPRA staff.   

For questions, please contact Kelly Johnson Rose, Assistant CEO, Iowa Parks and Recreation Association at kelly@iapra.org or call 641-990-1606 to learn more. 

Polk City - Parks & Recreation Internship
Seasonal - May through August

Posted: December 19, 2022
Deadline: February 28, 2023 or until filled
Salary: $12.00 to 14.00 per hour

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Ankeny - Parks & Recreation Internship
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 3, 2023
Deadline: February 27, 2023 11:59 PM
Salary: $17.00 per hour

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Ely - Recreation Internship
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 4, 2023
Deadline: February 28, 2023
Salary: $11.00 to $13.00 per hour

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North Liberty - Recreation Internship
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 10, 2023
Deadline: February 17, 2023
Salary: $15.00 to $16.00 per hour

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Urbandale - Recreation Internship
Summer - Mid-May through Mid-August

Posted: January 11, 2023
Deadline: Continuous
Salary: $14.00 to $15.00 per hour

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Urbandale - Recreation Leader I 
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 11, 2023
Deadline: Continuous
Salary: $14.50 per hour

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Urbandale - Recreation Leader II 
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 11, 2023
Deadline: Continuous
Salary: $16.50 per hour

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Monticello- Parks and Recreation Intern
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 11, 2023
Deadline: February 24, 2023
Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 per hour

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Des Moines - Special Events / Environmental Education Internship
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 11, 2023
Deadline: February 27, 2023
Salary: $15.00 per hour

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West Des Moines - Landscape Architect Internship
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 16, 2023
Deadline: Open until filled
Salary: $18.28 to $23.76 per hour

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West Des Moines - Recreation Programming Internship
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 16, 2023
Deadline: February 19, 2023 at 11:59 PM
Salary: $18.28 to $23.76 per hour

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West Union - Seasonal Aquatic Manager
Summer - April through August

Posted: January 17, 2023
Deadline: open until hired
Salary: $12,000 to $13,000 Seasonal Salary

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Center Point - Parks & Recreation Intern
Summer - May through August

Posted: January 19, 2023
Deadline: open until filled
Salary: $1,200 monthly stipend

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