Volunteering in Des Moines

Des Moines Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Department actively seek volunteers, community groups, scouts and businesses to assist with specific programs, events and park clean-ups. There are a wide variety of programs, projects and advisory committees to choose from. From Ivy removal at Beach Park, to major building renovation projects, coaching, assisting with senior services programs and much more! To volunteer yourself, a group or find out more information, please choose your subject of interest for more information. 

Community Service

  1. Complete online application to include details about Community Service
  2. Email Volunteer Coordinator with details about your community service request. The Who, What, Why...
  3. Provide documentation