- Meet people who share your interests
- Gain skills and experience for employment opportunities
- Explore new career areas & practice a new skill
- Earn school credit
- Set a positive example for others
Current city volunteer opportunities are posted below. Additionally, there are occasional volunteer opportunities available to St. Louis Park residents administered by an outside entity, such as the county, a nonprofit organization, or the local school district. Please click here to see a list of those opportunities.
(Please note: If you will be working with children, a background check will be required.)
Click here to log in to the volunteer portal and log your hours.
updated: Monday, September 15, 2014
Sunday, September 28 will mark Health in the Park's first ever Park the Street! event! From 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Dakota Avenue will be opened up for pedestrians to explore and enjoy a day on the street with NO motorized traffic.
To make this event successful, we are in need of volunteers! Check out the positions below and consider signing up for one or more shifts! After your shift, be sure to stay and enjoy the free events such as games, music, street art, dance and yoga!
Set-Up (6 volunteers needed)
- 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Intersection Ambassadors and Participant Counters (33 volunteers needed)
- 10 a.m. - Noon
- Noon - 2 p.m.
- 2 p.m. - 4.p.m.
Clean-Up (6 volunteers needed)
- 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Email Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org with your desired shift, and your t-shirt size to get started! We can't wait to see you in the street! Learn more about Health in the Park and the Park the Street! event here.
updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
The St. Louis Park Volunteer Office would like to recognize Bob Fields as an outstanding volunteer in the community. Bob is a long time volunteer at the Westwood Hills Nature Center. Staff at the nature center appreciate Bob's dedication and friendly attitude around the nature center. Please take a moment to learn more about Bob and why he volunteers in the Park!
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Why do you choose to volunteer for the City of St. Louis Park?
Recently, I heard that Minnesotans over 65 years old are the most healthy in the nation. Two key reasons were, they do more volunteer work and take better care of their teeth.
updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014
More than 1,500 fire hydrants are in need of your help! St. Louis Park is looking for volunteers to paint fire hydrants around the city. This opportunity can be for individuals or groups, on a short term or long term basis. Training and materials are provided. Please contact Laura at email@example.com for more information and to apply.
There are a number of opportunities for residents to help beautify St. Louis Park. Please visit the Beautify the Park page to see a complete list of current opportunities.
updated: Monday, September 08, 2014
The City of St. Louis Park’s Inspections Department is looking for a committed volunteer who is interested in building maintenance, construction, facilities or environmental health/sanitation to assist with city inspection visits! Get out in the community and positively impact the safety of St. Louis Park.
The volunteer will join a city inspector on initial property inspection and conduct follow up observations independently to verify repairs have occurred. Time commitment varies during training, and is up to 4 hours each week after training. A vehicle will be provided.
Use of a camera, note taking, and data entry are necessary skills. Volunteer must pass a background and driving check.
Contact Laura Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested!
updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Have you ever wanted to work in the television industry? Do you have a background in TV and you’d like to share your skills? ParkTV, the City of St. Louis Park’s five-channel cable television operation, wants volunteers. The opportunities available range from on-air talent and script writing to camera operation, editing and sports...
updated: Thursday, September 04, 2014
This committee is responsible for providing administration direction in allocation of the Arts and Culture Grant funds to artistic projects being done in St. Louis Park. The committee is made up of 10 individuals representing the City of St. Louis Park, participating community organizations and at-large members. They generally...
updated: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Become actively involved in your community, share ideas and learn about city government by volunteering as a representative on one of the city commissions. Adult and student volunteers both welcome and wanted. For more information or to request an application, please call (952) 924-2525 or follow the link: www.stlouispark.org/boards-commissions...