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Volunteer with Portland Parks & Recreation

We offer a variety of fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities at sites across the city! Volunteer coaches, teacher aides, and mentors are always needed in our youth programs - and the parks, gardens, and natural areas welcome extra hands.

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Ongoing and one-day projects are available and no experience is necessary!
Contact Steve Pixley at steve.pixley@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-5121 for more information. 

Read our latest Volunteer Newsletter


During the 2018 and 2019 fiscal year, dedicated PP&R volunteers contributed 446,502 hours of service. This is a value of  $5,701,830 invested back into our parks, community centers, and programs.