City of Newport, MN

Employment / Volunteer Opportunities

                             Resident Guide

Adopt-A-Park / Trail Program


City of Newport
596 7th Avenue
Newport, MN 55055
Phone: (651) 459-5677
Fax: (651) 459-9883

Hours: Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.



Fill-In Library and Community Center Coordinator

The City is currently accepting applications for a Fill-In Library and Community Center Coordinator. The individual selected for this position will fill in for the Library and Community Center Coordinator when they are not able to work. Hours will vary. The rate of pay for this position is $10/hour. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Click here to view a job description. Applications can be downloaded by clicking on the link below or picked up at City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.

Serving on a Board or Committee

The Newport City Council is seeking applicants who are interested in serving on the Newport Park Board and Library Advisory Committee.

The Park Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. The goal of the Park Board is to develop, preserve, and enhance parks, natural settings and outdoor spaces for recreation, education, and enjoyment of area citizens. The Newport Park Board collaborates with City Staff and Council, local businesses, volunteers, and other partners to achieve these goals. There are two vacancies for the Park Board and the term is January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2018

The Library Advisory Committee meets on the fourth Tuesday of each odd numbered month except for July at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The purpose of the Library Advisory Committee is to provide guidance and recommendations to the City Council for the Newport Library and Community Center. There is one vacancy for the Library Advisory Committee and the term is January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2017.

If you are a Newport resident and interested in any of these positions, please submit a Letter of Interest to the City Council expressing reasons why you are interested in serving and include any special qualifications you may have for this position along with a volunteer application below. You may mail letters to Newport City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN. 55055, or drop letters off at City Hall. These positions will remain opened until filled.

Library and Community Center Volunteers

The City is currently looking for volunteers to work on weekday mornings or early afternoons at the Library and Community Center. Volunteers need to be 18 years or older. Individuals who are interested in volunteering should contact City Hall, at (651) 459-5677.