Lend a Hand -- Together We Can Make a Difference
Volunteer opportunities abound in the Department of Parks and Recreation. You can volunteer to assist at fun special events like Family Skate Night and Arlington Palooza, help individuals with disabilities learn to swim, help to remove invasive plants from our parks, and much more.
Martin Luther King Day event
Volunteer for our annual MLK day event on Sunday, January 14, 2018, 5 - 6:30 pm at Wakefield High School. This annual program features music, dance and spoken word tributes to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Volunteers can be a oart of the group which plans the event, volunteer the day of, and/or assist at the dress rehearsal on Saturday, January 13 at 10 am.
Feel the Heritage Festival
Volunteer for Arlington’s annual Black History Month event, the Feel the Heritage Festival, on Sat., Feb. 24, 1-6 p.m. at Drew Community Center. Volunteers can be a part of the planning committee for the event, or assist the day of with a variety of services. Volunteers can serve from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. or in one of the following shifts: 11 - 3 pm or 3 - 7 pm. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. Groups are encouraged to apply.