"Volunteers make the many Recreation Department programs and events possible. Your knowledge, time and efforts make a world of difference in our youth's experiences. Please see below some of the many different volunteer opportunities available"

Volunteer Benefit

As a small thank you to volunteers who provide at least 20 hours of service on an annual basis, we offer a $20 volunteer credit good for any Recreation Department Program.


Coach and Assistant Coach

Age 16 and up

All league teams in Southern Pines Recreation Department depend upon volunteer adult managers, coaches and assistant coaches to provide instruction, leadership, and coordinate team practices. We simply cannot provide league sports without volunteer coaches. Contract Chris Wiley before completing Volunteer forms by email

Youth Programs and Activities

Contact Sue Gillis, Program Coordinator for volunteer opportunities.

Jr Camp Counselor

  • Summer Camp opportunities
  • School Year Days Off Camps

Special Events Activities, Crafts, Games and Art

  • Autumnfest
  • Candy Cane Hunt
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Moonlight Hikes

Special Events / Adults 55 Plus / Seniors

Volunteer Opportunities with special events contact Emma Griffin, Special Events and Senior Coordinator.

  • Autumnfest
  • Egg Hunt
  • First Eve
  • Holiday Parades
  • Movies in the Pines
  • Springfest
  • Tree Lighting
  • Senior Trips
  • Senior Games
  • more...