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Choose from a variety of volunteer opportunities and time commitments, including one-day-only special events, a short-term project or an ongoing position. A sample of current opportunities is listed below.

General Opportunities (Open to individuals 16 years & Older)



Must be 18 years or older


Plymouth Historical Society Collections Aide

Help care for the Society's permanent collection of historical objects to protect them for future generations to learn from and enjoy. Learn proper conservation techniques in order to clean display cases, handle objects and rehouse historical documents. Opportunities are also available to scan historical documents and enter data into an Excel spreadsheet or database. One morning a week, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon.

Hockey Ticket Taking

Plymouth Ice Center - 3650 Plymouth Blvd

December, January, February

Must be 18 years or older

Take tickets at high school hockey games at the Plymouth Ice Center. Must enjoy interacting with the public. Evenings and weekends. 

Adopt a Storm Drain
Prevent storm water pollution from entering wetlands, streams and lakes by keeping storm drains clear of leaves, grass clippings and yard waste.

Adopt a Park or Trail

Help keep Plymouth clean by picking up litter at a park or trail after the winter thaw. This project can be scheduled according to your availability and is great for individuals and/or groups of all ages. Bags are provided. Keep the efforts rolling by choosing a park, trail to keep clean from spring to fall. Call 763-509-5950 for a list of available parks and trails.



Group Opportunities City Hall
Opportunities for area businesses, churches, and scout troops, etc. to participate as a group can be explored by contacting Volunteer Services at 763-509-5230 or volunteer@plymouthmn.gov. Typically groups will do a one-day-only park clean up or planting project, adopt a trail or street, or assist with a special event.


Scout Projects

The City of Plymouth receives numerous requests annually for Scout volunteer projects.  In order for the project to be successful for both the City and the Scout candidate, guidelines have been developed.  Please read through these before contacting the City's Scout Project Coordinator.


Teen Opportunities beam
Teens must be 14 and older or accompanied by an adult to participate in special events.

Summer Teen Volunteer Program
June - August
The Summer Teen Volunteer Program is an excellent opportunity for teens 14 and older to learn leadership skills and gain valuable experience working with children. Teens assist with summer recreation programs, including playgrounds, sports, art, music and more.

Applications will be available in March.


Volunteer Services
Plymouth City Hall | 3400 Plymouth Blvd. | Plymouth, MN 55447
P 763-509-5230 | volunteer@plymouthmn.gov