Parks and Recreation - Therapeutic Recreation Services

Sports League Program Volunteer

Therapeutic Recreation Services sports leagues are for teens and adults with any type of disability. TRS offers different sports for each season of the year, such as softball for individuals with behavioral health disorders, and bowling for all participants. Volunteers assist city staff in setting up equipment, score keeping, encouragement for the athletes and clean-up.


Volunteers Requirements: 

Background check

Site Orientation

13 years or older

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement 

·       The City of San Diego is requiring all volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 1, 2021. 

·       Volunteer candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date in accordance with City policy. “Fully vaccinated” means a person has received, at least 14 days prior, either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. Acceptable COVID-19 vaccines must either be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or authorized for emergency use by the FDA or the World Health Organization.  

·       Volunteer candidates who are selected for a volunteer opportunity will be required to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination. 

·       Volunteers with a disability or medical condition that makes it medically inadvisable for them to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, as verified by their healthcare provider, or those with a sincerely held religious belief, observance, or practice that prevents them from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, may request reasonable accommodation and exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Candidates who receive a conditional job offer and wish to make a request for accommodation will be provided with more information. The City will review requests for medical or religious accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. A candidate’s start date may be adjusted to allow for the accommodation process. 

Mission Statement

Therapeutic Recreation Services (TRS) is committed to providing innovating,  inclusive, accessible and affordable recreation program which enhance the health, well-being and quality of life for ALL persons with disabilities.

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