Volunteer & Employment Opportunities


Visit our Job Opportunities page for employment opportunities in our Parks & Recreation Department.

Download a list of seasonal contract instructor positions (PDF).

  1. Phone: 952-985-4600


There are lots of ways to get involved and help your city. You can help for a few hours at an event or for the full event. Choose the activity and time commitment that's right for you. We appreciate your participation in and assistance with City events. Sign up for a particular event, or to be put on our volunteer mailing list.

Free Family Fun Fest

Volunteers are needed from 4:30 to 7 p.m. for various activity stations including the bounce house, inflatable slide and toddler bounce area.This annual event takes place in early April. Individuals and groups are welcome to volunteer. Sign up as a volunteer to get involved.

Kids Triathlon

Help make this fun event a safe and enjoyable experience for the youth racers. Those who sign up to volunteer will be stationed at turns to help direct racers and cheer them along. The KayBiRu Kids Triathlon takes place the last week of June.

Ritter Fest

Enjoy a day at Ritter Farm Park while volunteering to help put on a great community event. Both individuals and groups are welcome to volunteer. To get involved in this January event become a volunteer.