Volunteer in Arlington

Lend a Hand – Together We Can Make a Difference

Volunteer opportunities abound in the Department of Parks and Recreation. You can volunteer as an aide in an adapted aquatics class, be a special events assistant, help to remove invasive plants from our parks, and much more.

PLAY as a volunteer with children in our summer camps.
LEARN new skills as you join our team.
GROW as an individual and make a difference.

Volunteer Opportunities

volunteer groupI Can Bike!
Can one week make a difference in the life of a child? Absolutely! I Can Bike Camp is coming to Kenmore Middle School from July 28th through August 1st. The camp is designed to teach children with disabilities how to ride a bicycle. As a volunteer with iCan Bike you can help a child with a disability learn to ride a two-wheeler independently in only five days! Read more.

Arlington Mill Senior Center
The Arlington Mill Senior Center needs volunteers for a variety of fun activities like teaching Spanish, billiards, or how to use the latest tech gadgets. Click on “Search for Opportunities” to see all of the volunteer positions available at our newest recreation center.

Visual Art Volunteer
Creative individuals needed to develop and provide instruction for sessions of art projects to groups at Parks and Recreation community centers. Volunteer will work collaboratively with the Community Arts Programmer and lending office to learn a prepared art project kit and then administer/facilitate art activity to a group.

Adapted Swimming
This is a learn to swim program for individuals age 3 to adult with developmental disabilities. “Buddies” are needed to assist one on one with participants in the water. Commitment to entire session (9 weeks) is preferred. The Summer Session begins on July 13.