Interested in teaching classes with the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department?

We are looking for class instructors, who possess special talents and are passionate about working with people, to bring interesting and engaging programming to our community centers.

Instructor Teaching ClassWhether you are interested in teaching kids, adults, or seniors; maybe you are looking for a little extra cash to supplement your day job or have the dream of being self-employed; there are opportunities for you!

Becoming a class instructor with the Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department is an easy two-step process. Once completed you will be placed on a list of eligible class instructors; our programming coordinators will utilize this eligibility list when adding new programs to our community centers.


Register through the City of Phoenix's procurePHX web portal to receive notifications regarding Step-2 of the application process. Registering with procurePHX is required to be considered for future opportunities. Be prepared to provide the following:

Or registered business name, if you are enrolling as a business.

Social Security Number (SSN)
Or Employer Identification Number (EIN or FEIN), if you are enrolling as a business.

Tax Jurisdiction Code
You will be provided a list of options to select from. Generally, the Tax Jurisdiction Code will be determined by your address.

Attach Completed W-9 IRS Form
Only PDFs may be attached.

Product Category Number
A list of options will be provided, scroll down and select Product Category #924420000 for "Instructors, Classes for the Public".

Complete Step-1 NowprocurePHX Information


After completing Step-1, you will be placed on a notification list that will ensure you receive instructions for applying to be included on the Parks and Recreation Department's Recreation Class Instructor "Qualified Vendor List (QVL)".

Applications for the QVL are generally accepted once a year, in April or May.

You will receive an e-mail with information regarding the QVL application process approximately 30 days prior to when applications will be accepted.

To ensure that you don't miss out, make sure when completing Step-1 that you use a valid, regularly checked, e-mail address.

Once your application has been received, reviewed and accepted, you will be included on the QVL; making you eligible to be contracted as a class instructor by any City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation program coordinator.

Please Note:
Inclusion on the QVL is not permanent. To remain on the list it is recommended that you re-apply each time applications are being accepted.

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Phone: 602-262-6862

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