Volunteers are critical to the health and vibrancy of our parks, contributing over 60,000 hours each year. Dane County Parks offers many volunteer opportunities for all ages, interests, abilities, and schedules. The benefits of joining us a parks volunteer include:
Find upcoming events using the "View Volunteer Events" button or read about all our volunteer opportunities, seasonal and year-round, in the sections below. Make a HUGE impact and help our parks flourish - we couldn't do it without community help!
View the list of all our one-time and long-term volunteer experiences here at Dane County Parks.Learn More
Your business, school, or community group can assist in a variety of park projects throughout the year.Learn More
Sign up for volunteer emails to be notified when an event of interest is scheduled. Some opportunities may require a completed volunteer registration form before volunteering. Learn more about what volunteers do in previous editions of the volunteer newsletter.
Age Requirements: We welcome volunteers of all ages, though some Volunteer Opportunities have different age restrictions listed. Individuals under the age of 18 must have a completed Volunteer Registration Form (PDF) signed by a parent or legal guardian before they may volunteer. Youth groups must have a chaperone and complete a Group Sign-In Registration & Release (PDF).
If you have questions about the Volunteer Program, contact:
Dane County Parks Volunteer Program