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Put your free time to good use!
Volunteers help extend the reach of our City programs and provide valuable connections to the community. There is no minimum commitment required. We want your participation to be convenient, matched to your interests, and most importantly, enjoyable. If you have time and want to make good things happen in your community, now is the time to get involved!
Current Volunteer Projects
|Tumwater Homeless Census Takers and Assistants||January 21-24||Throughout Tumwater assigned locations||Recruiting|
|Tumwater University Ambassadors||March 2019||City Hall, March 11, 18, 23||Recruiting|
| Invasive Plant and Weed Removal
||2019||Historic Pioneer Calvary Cemetery||Seasonal|
|Holiday Decorating Ambassadors||2019||Memorial Day, 4th of July, Veterans Day||Seasonal|
|Historic Cemetery Mapping Project||Flexible||Historic Pioneer Calvary Cemetery||In Progress|
|Park Helper - Landscaping Project||Flexible||Various Park Sites||Seasonal|
| Bench Restoration Project
||Flexible||Various locations throughout Tumwater||Recruiting|
|Little Library Carpentry Project||Spring 2019||Seeking skilled volunteers for construction||Recruiting|
|Smoke Detector Installation||2019||To Be Announced||Seasonal|
|Santa Mobile Helpers||Dec 2019||To Be Announced||Seasonal|
|Stream Team Volunteers||2019||Project Dates to be Announced||Recruiting|
We've got other volunteer options that may interest you:
- Supervise safe kids activity nights
- Coach a sports team
- Teach a class or serve as an ambassador to faculty
- Historic site preservation
- Assist with Recreation programs
- Maintain park spaces
- Apply for a grant to host a neighborhood party or project to help your neighborhood
- Seasonal events
- Adopt-a-road and keep it clean from litter
- Adopt-a-site and preserve community resources
- Support a special project related to safety, beautification, environment, outreach, or education
- Provide assistance with disaster initiatives in partnership with other area agencies
Register and we'll match you with a project or program.
Complete the Registration Form and our volunteer coordinator will contact you and add you to our contact list to receive newsletters and recruitment notices as new projects and events are posted.
Sign Up for Volunteer News & Events e-Notifications(this places you on the quarterly newsletter recipient list)
To learn more about volunteer events or arrange a group project, contact the City Volunteer Coordinator at (360) 252-5424 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Waiver Form (required of all City of Tumwater Volunteers)