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Volunteer Program re-launches for 2021 with participation in Clean City Initiative

From recreation coaches to park inspectors to trail and forest stewards, volunteers are essential to the work we do at Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR). The pandemic greatly curtailed our volunteer programs, however, and it’s only now that conditions have improved enough for us to feel safe in re-starting some… [ Keep reading ]

Denny Awards for 2020 honor all Seattle Parks and Recreation volunteers

The Denny Awards, which honor extraordinary volunteer service to Seattle’s parks and recreation system, are normally celebrated once a year in person at a special ceremony. Because 2020 was anything but normal, and because the pandemic continues to require social distancing, Seattle Parks and Recreation is taking a different approach… [ Keep reading ]

Announcing the Winners of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s 2019 Denny Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Stewardship

Superintendent Jesús Aguirre announced today the winners of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s (SPR) 2019 Denny Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Stewardship. The winners are a cross-section of Seattle’s most creative, dedicated and hard-working volunteers who donate precious time and energy to improving Seattle’s parks and recreation programs. “As our city continues… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer opportunity: Become a Seattle Urban Nature Guide!

Become a Seattle Urban Nature Guide and help inspire change through education, enrich the experience of park visitors, teach school students outside in nature, and share with your community! Applications to participate in the Seattle Urban Nature Guide program for the Spring Term are now available. Please apply online by… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer as a Park Champion in Magnuson Park!

Warren G. Magnuson Park has been selected as the launch site for Seattle Parks and Recreation’s new Pilot Park Champion Volunteer Program! The pilot will begin in May 2018, and community members across Seattle are invited to become park champion volunteers! Volunteers will need to attend a training and orientation… [ Keep reading ]

Park inspection volunteers needed for new program

Be a parks inspector and help keep our open spaces maintained and welcoming! A new program invites community members to assist Seattle Parks and Recreation in regularly surveying our parks in a systematic and transparent way. Parks Inspection Program Volunteers will receive training and work with Parks staff to carry… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation seeks nominations for annual volunteer awards

Seattle Parks and Recreation is seeking nominations for the Denny Awards, which honors extraordinary volunteer service to the city’s parks and recreation system. The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, October 31, 2017. The awards will be presented at a recognition ceremony to be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on… [ Keep reading ]

Environmental Education Volunteer Open House

Become an Environmental Learning Unit volunteer and help teach Seattleites about the plants, the animals and the parks in our communities. We’re currently recruiting for Seattle Urban Nature Guides in addition to other great positions. Seattle Urban Nature Guides enhance, promote and foster appreciation of nature by connecting families and… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer Open House at Discovery Park

Resolve to begin the New Year on a positive note – become a volunteer! Our Environmental Education and Outdoor Learning Unit will be hosting a Volunteer Open House at Discovery Park Visitor Center from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 12. Drop by anytime during the evening to learn about the… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer with Seattle Parks and Recreation

Join Seattle Parks and Recreation at a Volunteer Information Fair to learn about our volunteer opportunities. Our volunteers coach youth sports, help us plant native trees in our parks, serve on various advisory councils and boards, and provide countless other services that allow us to have the first-rate park and… [ Keep reading ]