Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers
Share your time, skills and talents! Opportunities to volunteer with M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation are almost unlimited! Individuals and groups can help on a one-day project or on an ongoing basis. Volunteer opportunities can be eligible for Student Service Learning or Scout service hours. Some of our most popular volunteer opportunities are with Summer Playgrounds and Summer Day Camps.

Things to Know Before Applying


  • Volunteer applications are accepted online from March 1 - May 1.
  • Youth volunteers must be at least 14 years old on or before May 31 to volunteer at a summer playground.
  • Youth volunteers must be at least 15 years old on or before May 31 to volunteer at a summer day camp.
  • All volunteers must attend pre-service training in May and must complete a criminal background check (if 15 years or over), before being placed at a summer playground or summer day camp.
  • Volunteers will be scheduled to volunteer 12 - 15 hours/week; transportation to and from sites is not provided.
  • Volunteers age 15 and over will be fingerprinted for a criminal background check prior to service.
  • Students can earn Student Service Learning Hours for volunteering at a summer playground or at a summer day camp.
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