A painting project by GIVE 365 volunteers along the river.
NAP staff conduct controlled burns.
GIVE 365 volunteers at Huron River Day.
Planting for the A2Blooms Day event downtown.
GIVE 365 volunteers work at special events.
NAP works with volunteers of all ages.
Volunteers cleaning up natural areas in the parks.
Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation has year round opportunities for almost every interest, schedule and ability. Your level of commitment is up to you! As a volunteer, you can sign-up for our one day events, short-term experiences, or become a long-term volunteer.
Registration is open for fall volunteer opportunities
Sign up now for fall/winter classes, including GIVE 365 and NAP volunteer opportunities, ice skating and hockey skills, senior center events and more. Click here to view the 2022 activity guide then go online and sign up!
GIVE 365 Volunteer and Outreach
GIVE 365 offers volunteer opportunities focusing on recreation facilities, parks, and amenities. If you are interested in volunteering at any of our events or are just looking for more information, please contact us at [email protected] or call 734.794.6445. Our opportunities are perfect for individuals, groups, and anyone that is looking for a way to engage with the community and do something positive in the Ann Arbor Park system! Visit our event listing for
upcoming volunteer opportunities or read about group volunteer projects. You can also fill out an online registration to receive email updates about upcoming volunteer opportunities and learn about park projects for which we are recruiting volunteers.
This program is a seasonal program within GIVE 365 that facilitates and supports long term adopters. Ann Arbor residents and city government staff collaborate to improve and enhance the parks. For more information, check out the Adopt-a-Park website.
Natural Area Preservation (NAP)
There are many ways you can volunteer year round in parks and natural areas with Natural Area Preservation! If you're looking for a chance to volunteer as an individual or with a couple of friends, you might be interested in our public workdays which we host nearly every weekend, check our our workday calendar for more details. If you are looking for a way to volunteer as a group (such as a scout group, chuch group or corporate group), please fill out our group interest form so we can craft an event that fits the needs of your group as well as the needs of our parks. Need community service hours, looking for ways to help wildlife, or learn more about our controlled burn program? Email us at [email protected] or call 734.749.6627.
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities