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Vancouver-Clark County
Parks and Recreation Volunteer Program


Volunteers are vital to the success of the city and county’s commitment to pocket option download for mac parks and recreation programs and facilities to our citizens. Volunteers not only provide invaluable support, but they also bring new ideas, energy, and a community perspective to the future of parks and recreation.

Why volunteer?
Volunteering offers a variety of wide-ranging benefits.  By volunteering at our parks, trails, sports fields, and recreation centers, you can:

  • Help build community.

  • Ensure the continuing vitality and health of our beautiful parks and open spaces.

  • Spend time in nature.

  • and life experiences.

  • Meet new people, build lasting relationships and have fun.

Can I volunteer?
Whether you are a student, adult, family, Eagle Scout, church, business or community group, we will work with you to find a volunteer opportunity that best suits your interests, skills and availability. We can accommodate one-time, short-term or long-term volunteer projects.

Youth ages 14 to 17 must have parental permission to volunteer. If you are a high school senior needing to complete service hours, click here. Children younger than age 14 may be able to volunteer with family members. Referrals also can be made to other community agencies that welcome youth volunteers.

How to get started

  1. Select a volunteer opportunity. You can view our current volunteer opportunities online using the volunteer opportunity links in the upper left corner of this page. If you do not find an opportunity that interests you, please contact the volunteer program coordinator to discuss other possibilities. If you are interested in a one-time opportunity, check out our upcoming events on the volunteer calendar.

  1. Fill out a volunteer application.
  2. Participate in an interview/orientation. After you fill out the interest form, we will schedule an interview to assure a successful match between you and the volunteer duties. For some short-term or one-time projects, the interview or waived. Before you start volunteering, you will attend orientation to learn about policies  procedures, and general information about volunteering.

  3. On-the-job training. You will receive on-the-job training to assist you in completing your volunteer duties. As a valued volunteer, you are invited to offer ideas and suggestions that help keep the County's programs and services in touch with the needs of area residents.

Contact us for more information:

Telephone: 360-487-8344

Michelle Simpson, Volunteer Coordinator
City of Vancouver

Karen Trout, Volunteer Coordinator
Clark County Public Works