Volunteers are the heart of our department. They help keep our parks beautiful and our recreation centers humming with activity. They share their skills, contribute their time, and enhance our lives.
Volunteers contributed approximately 276,860 service hours during FY 2015-2016, valued at $6.47 million. Individuals and groups share their talents and expertise by participating in senior adult and afterschool programs, park beautification projects like “It’s My Park Day,” and numerous other daily activities and special events.
Find your perfect match - whether at a recreation center or park, a one-time event or on-going activity, with a group or individually - there are many ways to get involved. Check-out the opportunities, fill out a form and you are on your way!
Vounteers Needed for Citywide Egg Hunts
Kiest Park Egg Hunt
Volunteers are needed for the Kiest Park Annual Egg Hunt on April 8, 2017. Volunteers will help set up and hide over 20,000 Easter eggs for children. We need YOU! Volunteer hours will be from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Register Now for Kiest Park Egg Hunt
Grauwyler Recreation Center Egg Hunt
Volunteers are needed for the Grauwyler Recreation Center Annual Egg Hunt on April 8, 2017. Volunteers will help set up, work booths and pass out food to children. We need YOU! Volunteer hours will be from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Register Now for Grauwyler Recreation Center
Crawford Park Egg Hunt
Volunteers are needed for the Crawford Park Egg Hunt on April 8, 2017. Volunteers will help set up, work booths and pass out food to children. We need YOU! Volunteer hours will be from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Register Now for Crawford Park Egg Hunt
Volunteer Rugby Coaches Needed
Teach one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Rugby Coaches are needed at several Dallas Park and Recreation centers in Southeast Dallas for youth Rugby. Register NOW
Our Senior Program Division Needs You!
The Dallas Park and Recreation Department, Senior Program Division, is excited to host the 2017 Dallas Senior Games. Over one hundred volunteers needed, come play!
Volunteers are needed to teach sewing to senior citizens on Wednesdays at Cummings Recreation Center. Register NOW
Youth Boxing Coach Needed
Do you love boxing? Join us Wednesdays at Cummings Recreation Center and share the sport you love with our youth boxers. Register NOW
Chief on the Beat: March 25
Volunteers are needed for the West Dallas Chief on the Beat event. Volunteers will be responsible for assisting the Dallas Police Department with setup and cleanup and monitoring games and activities. Register NOW
Tennis Tournament Volunteers Needed
Let the Games Begin! Are you looking for a meaningful way to give back to the tennis community? Tournament Desk Volunteers needed, manage help desks, enter scores, run supplies and assist at various locations.
If you have an interest in Music Production, Video Production, Graphic Design, Fashion Design,3D Animation, Game Development, Music/Movie Editing, Robotics, Engineering or any other technology field, we need your expertise! Register NOW
Kiest Park Conservation Project
Volunteers are needed to help widen an existing trail at the Kiest Park Conservation Area. This work involves trimming and removing brush and clearing the trail. Join us Register NOW