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The Shore Line Trolley Museum is looking for all types of volunteers and will be kicking off the year with its annual trolley operator training class.  

The Trolley Operator training class is a comprehensive 5-week full day Saturday program with combined on-site and online instruction.  You’ll receive hands-on training on operating the cars and handling all aspects of the railway, historical information, and public speaking skills.   

The class starts on Feb. 25 at the museum. You must be 18 to volunteer as a trolley operator. Visit their website, email the museum at info@shorelinetrolley.org or call at (203) 467-6927 for more information. Space is limited.  

The training fee is $100 which includes your $45 membership dues for the 2023 season. The fee includes all printed and online training materials, your engraved name tag, and your brass hat badge engraved with your personal membership number.

The museum is also looking for volunteers as special event coordinators, tour guides, as well as volunteer work for gardening and landscaping, painting and carpentry, administrative, electrical, and restoration work.


Six Flags New England is hiring over 3,000 part-time and seasonal employees for the 2023 season. 

 All interested candidates are encouraged to visit sixflags.com/jobs to apply and complete interview questions remotely. The Rapid Hiring Program offers convenience, speed, efficiency and flexibility for those wanting to apply and interview from the comfort of their home (or mobile device).


The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is searching for seasonal staff for 2023.

Positions working outdoors encompass scientific research, conservation, forestry, outdoor recreation, and law enforcement. Hourly rates range from $15 to $19 an hour.

More information can be found here.


For its 177th season, Lake Compounce is looking to hire over 1,000 employees for all positions including lifeguards, rides, food and beverage and more.

The amusement park is accepting candidates ages 16 and up, and those hired can earn up to $18 per hour and enjoy perks like free park tickets and flexible hours.

Apply online here. Opening Day for the season is Saturday, April 29.


Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury is hiring for 300 positions for the 2023 season.

Available positions include ride operators, lifeguards, customer service representatives, food service, retail sales and several other positions.

The park provides lifeguard training and certification for its personnel.

Employee perks include flexible schedules, in-park discounts and 20% off tuition at Post University.

Applicants must be at least 16 years old. Applications can be filled out and submitted in-person Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interviews on the spot should be expected.

Applicants can also email an application to george3@quassy.com.

Opening day for the park is Saturday, April 29, and the waterpark will open for the season on Saturday, May 27 for Memorial Day weekend.


The Parks and Recreation department in East Hartford is now accepting applications for its summer 2023 positions.

Positions include:

Lifeguard - Must be at least 15 years old and have current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding OR be able to successfully complete a course before the start of the summer season.

Camp Counselor - Must be at least 16 years old. Responsible for planning and leading activities for children in a group setting while supervising them.

Park Ranger - Must be at least 18 years old. Tasks include opening and securing facilities, supervising facilities during events and rentals, enforce policies.

For more information and to apply, click here.


The New Britain Parks and Recreation and Community Services Department is hiring around 300 season and part-time workers for the summer season.

Positions are available in aquatics, golf, recreation, and summer camps.

There will be a job fair Wednesday, March 15 from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. at New Britain City Hall. Resumes are encouraged and attendees are asked to "dress your best and be ready to impress."


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