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



Summer Recreation Assistant

The City of Newport is currently accepting applications for a Summer Recreation Assistant.  The Program will consist of working every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from June 2 through August 7, 2015. The Summer Rec Assistant is responsible for assisting in the supervision of daily recreational activities for Newport youth.  The qualifications for the position include a minimum age of 16, the ability to work with children and some general knowledge of First Aid, crafts and outdoor sporting activities.  The rate of pay for this position is $10/hour. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. First review of applications will be April 16, 2015. Individuals interested in applying can download the application below or pick them up at  Newport City Hall, 596 7th Ave. Click here to view the job description.

Library Advisory Committee

The Newport City Council is seeking applicants who are interested in serving on the Newport Library Advisory Committee. The term for this vacancy is January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2017.

The Library Advisory Committee meets on the fourth Wednesday 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.

If you are a Newport resident and interested in this position, 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. You may mail letters to Newport City Hall, 596 7th Avenue, Newport, MN. 55055, or drop letters off at City Hall. Letters of interest and applications will be accepted until the vacancy has been 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.