EPD recruits teen volunteers for Safety Town

EPD is looking for teen volunteers, ages 13-19, to act as camp counselors during Safety Town summer camp.

Posted: Apr. 6, 2018 1:59 PM
Updated: Apr. 6, 2018 4:17 PM

EUGENE, Ore -- The Eugene Police department is recruiting teen volunteers for its upcoming Safety Town summer camp.

Safety Town is 2-week comprehensive educational program for students entering kindergarten in the upcoming 2018-19 school year. The program is scheduled July 16 through July 27 at Prairie Mountain Middle School and covers 30 plus safety topics.

EPD is looking for teen volunteers, ages 13-19, to act as camp counselors during camp. The teen recruitment application deadline is May 1.

Teen applicants must undergo an interview, background process and then a mandatory 3-hour training on Saturday, July 14.

For more information and a link to the application, click here.

Jeff Blondé, an EPD program manager, says volunteering is a fun and educational experience for teens and a great way to earn community service hours, which are required at most high schools. Blondé joined anchor Sean Cuellar on KEZI 9 News Midday. Watch the video to learn about Safety Town teen volunteer opportunities.

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