There are many ways people can put their skills, talents and generous spirits to use. If you are interested in helping in any one of these ways, click on the guided links or apply here. If we don’t have what you’re looking for, let us know and we’ll help guide you, or check out our Area Opportunities section
St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Saturday, March 10
The greenest, grandest day in Dublin! Join us as we welcome nearly 20,000 people along a parade route that is dependent upon volunteers to help as balloon guides, marshals and lot guides. Apply here: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1751167127
Who doesn’t love our Nature Education Coordinator Barbara Ray? Our City expert on all things nature needs assistants this spring to help her on nature walks, park explorations, and classes for kids and adults. There is no better way to learn, explore and serve. Contact Shannon at email@example.com.
Earth Day – Saturday, April 21
Dublin is home to more than 60 parks that enrich our community with a biodiversity, waterways, innovative design and a wide range of use and activities. Help us keep our natural habitat healthy by joining us on Earth Day, when we will remove invasive species from a parkland and plant native green goodness back into the earth. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date for 2018 Summer Events!
Hundreds of thousands of people come to Dublin to celebrate every summer, and volunteers are a vital link to making this happen. Volunteer groups and individuals are needed to help. Dates needed are the following:
- Wednesday, July 4: Independence Day Celebration
- Friday, June 22: Corporate Challenge, an Olympics-style event that brings together Dublin companies by the dozens for friendly competition that promotes wellness, teamwork and supports area charities. Volunteers are needed to serve as judges, line monitors, timers, registration assistants and wellness assistants.
- August 3, 4, & 5: Dublin Irish Festival
- Saturday, August 18: Annual Mike Utt Scioto River Clean Up
If your child is a City of Dublin resident or Dublin City School student in grades K-5, get them involved early with K.I.D.S. (Kids In Dublin Service). This volunteer program aims to inspire our very youngest citizens at an early age to reach out and give to others. Contact Shannon at email@example.com.
K.I.D.S. Leadership Team
The KIDS program is also in need of leaders to help with planning, program leadership and communication efforts. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Weekend Park Clean Ups and Invasive Removal Projects
- Various Locations
- To inquire about volunteer opportunities, email email@example.com.
Dublin Park Ambassadors
Dublin is home to more than 60 parks. Park Ambassadors serve as staff liaisons to their neighboring parks, lead planned volunteer service projects and report any maintenance or safety concerns to city Parks staff. If you’d like to spend once per week as a Park Ambassador, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dublin Bicycle Ambassadors
Adults interested in turning their leisure biking time into a service to the community may inquire about this program that encourages safe biking, offers extra eyes and ears out on our bike paths, and assists City staff with bike-related events.
Office and Project Assistants
Our offices are always in need of project champions. We are especially interested in matching volunteer skills and interests with City initiatives and projects in need of helping minds, whether with technology, with programs and planning, wellness and research, or communication and engagement efforts.
Recreation Program Assistants
Keep your skills sharpened and your connection to the community out front by assisting as a Program Assistant volunteer for preschool/youth programming with Dublin Recreation Services. Our team needs daytime volunteers to help make programming possible. Days and opportunities vary, but it’s a great way to keep your heart smiling and to help kids grow!