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There are many ways to serve as a volunteer in the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department. Volunteers have helped by assisting the thousands of visitors who come to the parks each year by helping out in the Nature Centers, Entry Stations, and along the trails. Join this team of amazing volunteers today!

Park Host
Park Hosts assist the Park Supervisors and serve as ambassadors to provide park visitors with information while promoting resource protection and recreation opportunities through visitor education. Each park host works a minimum of 40-hours per week and lives in the park with complimentary access to water and electricity. Duties may include fee collection, light maintenance work, clerical tasks, and special projects under the supervision of the Park Supervisor. In addition, a lot of walking may be required to perform these duties.

Community Volunteer
Community Volunteers assist in all areas of the park from trail work to programs under the supervision of the Park Supervisor. Volunteers provide park visitors with information and promote resource protection and recreation opportunities through visitor education and other volunteer assignments. It is recommended that a volunteer consider one (or two) opportunities that best match his/her individual interests and skills. 

Episodic Volunteer
An episodic volunteer provides one day of service within the park or along the trails. This is generally done with a group as a project or an annual day of service. Volunteers need to apply through the volunteer coordinator in order to schedule a project according to each park’s needs.

Administrative Volunteer
The administrative staff at the Downtown Phoenix Headquarters needs assistance with filing, tagging of souvenirs and other general administrative duties. This is an important position and a great opportunity to help with the administrative needs of the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department in an urban setting.

Apply Today!

PDF Application - PDF Application

Need more info? 

Kim Richard
Volunteer Coordinator
(928) 501-9212
ParkVolunteer@mail.maricopa.gov

 

Volunteer Calendar of Events

 
 
 

 

 

 

Desert Wash Discovery - White Tank Mtn.
Exploring Spur Cross
Night Shredders - San Tan

Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant - 10/2/2014
Homeschool: Intro. to Junior Ranger - San Tan - 10/2/2014
The Desert Floor - McDowell - 10/2/2014
Exploring New Trails - Come Hike it with the Park Ranger! - Lake Pleasant - 10/3/2014
Fridays Fitness Hike- McDowell -4 Peaks/Horse Staging Area - 10/3/2014
Geology Underfoot - San Tan - 10/3/2014
Home School Program: "No Bats in my Belfry!" - Usery Park - 10/3/2014
Desert Awareness - Desert Knowledge - Lake Pleasant - 10/3/2014
All About Ants - Usery Park - 10/3/2014
Clay Mine Adventure! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 10/3/2014
Animal Flashlight Walk - Usery Park - 10/3/2014
Ghosts -n- Goldmines - San Tan - 10/3/2014
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 10/4/2014
Early Bird Walk and Program - White Tank Mtn. - 10/4/2014
Hohokam Houses - the Ruins of Spur Cross - 10/4/2014
Wag 'n' Walk Dog Adoption Hike - Usery Park - 10/4/2014
Desert Denizen's - Cave Creek Regional Park - 10/4/2014
Feeding Frenzy! - Cave Creek Regional Park - 10/4/2014
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 10/4/2014
Reptile Feeding - McDowell - 10/4/2014
Desert Hiking Tips - Lake Pleasant - 10/4/2014
Reptile Feeding - San Tan - 10/4/2014
Animal Flashlight Walk - San Tan - 10/4/2014
Birding Adventures - San Tan - 10/5/2014
Take Your Walk to the Desert - Spur Cross - 10/6/2014
more...



 

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Maricopa County Parks & Recreation Dept.
The Headquarter Administrative Offices are located at:
41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd.
Unit Operations Center

Morristown, AZ 85342
Ph: 602-506-2930 or (928) 501-9200
Fax: (602)372-8596
maricopacountyparks@mail.maricopa.gov

 
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