All volunteers interested in a regular, ongoing position or short-term projects are required to complete a volunteer application. Once received, 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.
Listed below are some ongoing volunteer opportunities. There are also volunteer opportunities at many of the City events. Please contact Volunteer Services for more information at 763-509-5230.
Remove invasive garlic mustard from city parks and green spaces from mid-May through June when it is in bloom. What is garlic mustard? Find out more from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture about Garlic Mustard Handout MDA (PDF)
It pulls easily; all you need is work gloves. It’s a perfect project for groups or families. You can leave the plant material you have pulled in a pile, but let Parks Maintenance staff know where to pick it up by reporting an Invasives issue below with the location.
Complete and return a Group Time Sheet to Volunteer Services so your efforts can be recorded.
Keep the Millennium Garden looking beautiful June through September! Set your own schedule to water, deadhead and weed. Garden walk-through and instruction provided.
Assist sworn officers with traffic and crowd control, transportation of prisoners, surveillance and patrol activities, special events and other education programs. Must be 21 years or older, commit to 15 hours a month, have a clean driving record and background check.
The City receives numerous requests annually for Scout volunteer projects. We want you to succeed in your goal by completing a Scout project that meets the needs of the City of Plymouth.
Please see the processes and requirements needed in our Scout Project Guidelines.
Looking for a great way to help out while practicing social distancing?
Check out these options for your family or those in your household.
Garlic Mustard Removal
Garlic Mustard is an invasive species. Help remove this throughout the city of Plymouth. Check out more information in the Garlic Mustard drop down at the top of this page.
Adopt a Spot is a great way to adopt a park, dog waste station, fire hydrant, storm drain or street to benefit their neighbors and the community as a whole. Adopting these items/locations helps ensure Plymouth stays clean and safe.