Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the City of Plymouth.
We want your volunteer experience to be successful and meaningful. Our goal is to make the best possible match between the skills and abilities of a volunteer with the work that the city needs to get done.
All volunteers interested in a regular, ongoing position or short-term projects are required to complete a volunteer application. Your next step is to complete the online application. When we’ve received it, we’ll call you to set up a time to discuss your volunteer interests. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, please call 763-509-5230 to make an appointment.
The Plymouth Police Reserves are looking for new volunteer officers to participate in a number of hands-on law enforcement activities and learning experiences while giving back to the community. Volunteers from all professional backgrounds are encouraged to apply. More information about the program can be found in the brochure (PDF).
The Police Reserve program has its own application (PDF). Potential volunteers interested in this program must complete the Police Reserve application to be considered for this position.
Download an application. Contact Volunteer Services at 763-509-5230 or firstname.lastname@example.org to have an application mailed. Click here for more information on the Police Explorer Program.
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
The Plymouth Community Emergency Response Team is looking for volunteers who provide critical support to firefighters, police officers and paramedics at emergency scenes and disaster sites. CERT volunteers also work proactively to participate in community education, emergency preparedness planning, and crime, fire and injury prevention activities.
Following 24 total hours of initial training, all CERT members will be required to make a two-year commitment.
Candidates must be Plymouth residents, have a high school degree or equivalent, be at least 21 years old, have a Minnesota driver’s license and pass a criminal background check. applications (PDF)
Summer Teen Volunteer Program
Summer 2018 Teen Volunteers are now set. Applications will be available in mid-March for the 2019 Summer. Apply online or call 763-509-5230 for an application. Summer Teen Volunteer Program