Volunteer Opportunities

For more information, please contact Volunteer Engagement Manager Diane Erickson at derickson@wsp.gov or 651-208-4840.

If you are ready to start, fill out the online volunteer application

Adopt a Cemetery, Park, Garden, Pond, or Transit Station

  • Pick up trash year round
  • Weed flower gardens and other main landscaped areas during the growing months
  • Rake main landscaped areas in the spring and fall 
  • Other projects as agreed upon

Document Scanner

  • Prepare documents for scanning 
  • Create electronic folders for documents 
  • Scan documents and move them to appropriate electronic folders

Drain Stenciling to Improve Water Quality in Lakes and Ponds

  • Reserve your kit and pick your neighborhood several weeks in advance 
  • Spray paint environmental messaging on storm drains 
  • This is a great group activity

Invasive Plant or Tree Removal

  • Remove buckthorn or other invasive species 
  • These are great group activities

Events

  • Help with events throughout the year 

One-Time Projects 

  • From April to October the City has many one-time outdoor projects. 

If you have a group looking for a project, please contact Volunteer Engagement Manager Diane Erickson at derickson@wsp.gov or 651-208-4840.

Have another volunteer idea? Question or comment?

Contact the Volunteer Engagement Manager.

Ready to Start?

Get started now with the online volunteer application