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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
Giant Pumpkin Festival - General 10/4/20141:00 PM4.5Special Events 6/ 40
Giant Pumpkin Festival - General 10/5/20141:00 pm4.5Special Events 28/ 40
Scarecrow Area Set Up 10/2/20149:30 am3Special Events 4/ 4
Giant Pumpkin Festival Set Up 10/2/20149:00 am4Special Events 10/ 10
Giant Pumpkin Festival Set Up 10/2/20141:00 Pm4Special Events 10/ 10
Giant Pumpkin Festival Set Up 10/3/20149:00 am4Special Events 10/ 10
Giant Pumpkin Festival Set Up 10/3/20141:00 pm4Special Events 10/ 10
Giant Pumpkin Festival Break Down 10/5/20144:00 pm3Special Events 16/ 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
Park Playground Clean Up
Location: All park playgrounds in Elk Grove
Description: Make playgrounds sparkle for the children. Use light cleaning supplies to shine up equipment and clean grit and grime. This is a self-led project which can be done any time with supplies provided by the CSD. Individuals and groups invited.
Appropriate for: Teens and active adults/community service opportunity
Volunteers Requested: Open
Dates: Year Round
Notes: Contact Miko Daniels (MikoDaniels@csdparks.com)
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.