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Volunteering

Volunteer Info

Are you looking for the perfect community service project or in need of community service credits? The Cosumnes CSD Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of opportunities for volunteers that encourage public participation in supporting services, events and programs. Listed below are the available volunteer opportunities.

For a listing of court ordered volunteer opportunities, please contact the Volunteer Center of Sacramento at 567-3114.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer OpportunityDateSessionHoursDivisionSpots Available
Scarecrow Area Set Up 10/2/20149:30 am3Special Events 4/ 4
Giant Pumpkin Festival Set Up 10/2/20148:30 am4Special Events 10/ 10
Giant Pumpkin Festival Set Up 10/2/201412:30 Pm4Special Events 9/ 10
Giant Pumpkin Festival Set Up 10/3/20148:30 am4Special Events 7/ 10
Giant Pumpkin Festival Set Up 10/3/201412:30 pm4Special Events 4/ 10
Giant Pumpkin Festival Break Down 10/5/20144:00 pm3Special Events 8/ 20
Playground clean-up, litter removal 9/27/20148:00am4Park Maintenance 20/ 25
Morse Park playground clean-up 10/18/20148:00am4Park Maintenance 12/ 20


Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Build Bike Park Features
Location: Elk Grove Bike Park
Description: Help build jumps and work on other park features. Get dirty with manual labor! Individuals and groups invited.
Appropriate for: Teens/community service opportunity.
Volunteers Requested: Open
Dates: Mondays to Thursdays, June through September
Notes: Contact Keith Coben (Keith.Coben@att.net) or go to Elk Grove Bike Park on Facebook
Parks Beautification
Location: Upcoming - CSD Parks Beautification November to March
Description: Volunteers help the CSD plant trees and beautify landscaping. Individuals and groups invited.
Appropriate for: Teens and active adults/community service opportunity
Volunteers Requested: Open
Dates: November to March
Notes: More project details available in October
Community Helping Hands
Location: Upcoming – Community Helping Hands – April 2015
Description: Spring clean-up event with hundreds of volunteers.
Appropriate for: Teens and active adults/community service opportunity
Volunteers Requested: Open
Dates: Usually last Saturday in April.
Notes: More project details available in March
Elk Grove Community Garden
Location: Elk Grove Community Garden – A private non-profit venture
Description: The CSD does not operate the garden, but we encourage people with a “green thumb” to help the garden grow!
Appropriate for: All ages
Volunteers Requested: Open
Dates: Year Round.
Notes: Visit Elk Grove Community Garden website to learn more.