The Gateway Fountains will be closed until Dec 14

Become a Park Volunteer


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Looking for fun, fresh air, and a chance to make a difference? Then consider volunteering at Discovery Green! There are a number of opportunities throughout the week that your support at Discovery Green would be most appreciated.

Requirements to become a volunteer:

  • All potential volunteers must be at least 18yrs old
  • Any volunteers under 18 must have a parent/guardian present
  • Must be willing to volunteer for a minimum of 3hrs
  • Must be able to work well with others as all volunteer positions work directly with the public, other volunteers, and staff members

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Recycling Saturday- Help park visitors unload their recyclables, help keep the area clean, and have fun greeting the visitors!
  • Info booth – Greet park visitors, inform them of current and upcoming events, and help direct them to different areas of the park!
  • Kids and family programs – Help manage games, have fun managing the arts and crafts areas, and have fun greeting park visitors!

Signature Events

There are a variety of Signature Events at the park. They are generally held on Fridays and Saturdays in the Spring,Fall, and winter. Each one is different and unique, so volunteer duties will vary. 

General Volunteer Information

Volunteers should arrive about 10-15 minutes before their shift to allow time to go into the office, meet the Discovery Green volunteer leader, get a Volunteer T-shirt and instructions. Parking is $1.50 per hour at the meters around the park Monday through Saturday (and free after 6 p.m.). Parking lots are about $5.00 and up. Always read the posted signs, which supersede any instruction from park staff.