Park Volunteers Rock! From wiping out graffiti to planting trees (and lots in between) you have made your mark in making our parks shine. Some of the many volunteer opportunities include:
- Cleaning Graffiti
- Make A Difference Day
- National Public Lands Day
- Picking up Litter
- Tree Planting
- Family Volunteer Days
- Little Library in the Park
The Parks and Recreation Department welcomes civic organizations, schools, clubs, Boy and Girl Scout troops and interested citizens who wish to help clean, maintain and beautify our City parks. We assist corporations and businesses looking for employee service projects. We also work with large conventions visiting San Antonio looking for volunteer opportunities.
Looking to make a long-term commitment as a volunteer steward at a particular park?
Check out ourAdopt-A-Park Program.
Love the greenway trails? Are you friendly and committed to making the trails safe?
Check out our Trail Watch Program.
Click the tabs to learn more about how to volunteer.
Support your San Antonio Parks and Recreation by participating in one of our volunteer programs.
We have some BIG events coming up in our city parks and we need your help! Read on for info on upcoming FUN volunteer opportunities:
9/12/19 KaBoom Playground Prep Day @ Pearsall Park
We are looking for 20 volunteers to help us prepare for the big playground build day at Pearsall Park. Prep day tasks will include lots of equipment sorting, unloading deliveries, etc. Food and refreshments provided. NOTE: We are looking for volunteers who are able to stay the entire prep day.
For more information or to register call 210-207-2899 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP required.
9/14/19 KaBoom Playground Build Day @ Pearsall Park
Help us build a new KaBoom Adventure Course at Pearsall Park - the first of its kind in San Antonio! We are looking for 120 adult volunteers to help move mulch, mix cement, build wooden benches, assemble playground equipment and much more on this super fun workday. No experience necessary; we will train you on-site! Food and refreshments provided.
NOTE: We are looking for volunteers who are able to stay the entire workday. Shorter shifts are not available. For more information or to register call 210-207-2899 or email email@example.com. RSVP required.
9/21/19 Trail Watch Orientation
Friedrich Wilderness Park
Are you passionate about City trails? Do you enjoy spending time on them? If you answered yes to both questions, we hope you will consider becoming a Trail Watch Volunteer for the City of San Antonio. Trail Watch Volunteers turn their passion for trails into a service for the community.
Volunteers will learn from our Park Police how to react to criminal situations, procedures to follow, and emergency/non-emergency differentiation in addition to common trail concerns, and trail safety/etiquette.
• Volunteers must be 18 and older
• Volunteers should be friendly and outgoing
• Volunteers will be asked to donate at least four hours per month.
• Volunteers must complete the Trail Watch orientation for an overview of volunteer roles and trail safety.
RSVP today by calling 210-207-2899 or by sending an email to Henry.Arredondo@sanantonio.gov
Schedule Your Own Volunteer Event!
The following events are considered open call-outs for groups. We can schedule an event to fit your calendar!
Groups needed for Playground Mulchings!
Do you have a group looking for some fun Summer service hours? We have several opportunities for groups to help spread mulch at playgrounds around the city during weekday hours. Interested? Call 210-207-8603 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info today!
How to Sign up for Volunteer Opportunities
this website often for a list of upcoming volunteer opportunities with Parks
and Recreation. Another great way to stay up to date is to be on our volunteer
email list. To join, just send an email to email@example.com or call
Are you looking for a volunteer event for your group?
year hundreds of volunteers from local businesses and organizations pitch in.
We can set up a volunteer project just for your group. To learn more, call
(210) 207-8603 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SA Volunteers Sign-Up
You can also sign up through SA Volunteers. In the coming months we
will be posting more and more park volunteer opportunities. So sign up online today in order to stay up to date with park volunteer happenings.