Volunteer Opportunities

Make a Difference - Volunteer!

Thank you for considering working as a volunteer! The City is excited to offer a variety of volunteer opportunities to support our dynamic Inver Grove Heights community. Are you looking for a one day event? How about a long term opportunity? Do you want to work outside? Maybe you have excellent organizational skills? We may just have the right fit for you!

Why Volunteer?

When you volunteer, your efforts strengthen the local services available to members of the community. Volunteering raises awareness of important social needs, connects communities and builds friendships. Change your life and those around your community!
  • Share your talents
  • Develop new skills
  • Enhance your resume
  • Feel good about giving back to the community

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Provides unique opportunities for local residents to contribute to city government
  • Facilitates active partnerships between city staff and community members
  • Enriches city programs and services through volunteer involvement and participation
  • Helps citizens become more familiar with city programs, services and issues

Open Volunteer Positions

Parks and Recreation

Parks Maintenance

• Adopt-a-Park (seasonal, April –October)
• Bluebird Assistants
• Garden/Landscape Assistance
• Invasive Plant/Tree Removal
• Survey Assistants


• Aquatics (office and program support)
• Class Instructors (preschool sports, tennis, etc.)
• Childcare
• Youth Sports Coaches (baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, flag football, lacrosse, track & volleyball)
• Special Events

City Hall

• Office Support
• Filing
• Copying
• Data Entry
• Scanning
• Stuffing Envelopes

Group Opportunities

Opportunities for area businesses, churches, civic groups, schools, etc. to participate as a group can be explored. Typically groups will do a park clean up, planting project, invasive plant removal, or assist with a special event.


For More Information

For more information on any of these opportunities please contact Diane Erickson or call (651) 208-4840.

Volunteer Application

To apply for any of these positions please click on the Volunteer Application link below:
Volunteer Application

2017 Volunteers