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.
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 and events, including playgrounds, day camp, sports, art, music and more.
To be a part of our Teen Volunteer Program complete the application and return to Volunteer Services, 3400 Plymouth Boulevard, by April 17. Call 763-509-5230 for any questions.