Volunteer With South Suburban

Whether you are interested in spending your free time pursuing a passion in your community, in enhancing your education and future career or in searching for mandated service, we have many opportunities for you.

Make a difference in your community. Give back to what you love, from your local park to your favorite recreational program. We have volunteer opportunities for individuals, small teams, and large groups. 

Potential opportunities:

  • Aquatics Head Parent
  • Aquatics Swim Coach
  • Arts and Enrichment Creativity Lab
  • Arts and Enrichment Pottery Studio
  • Arts and Enrichment Special Events
  • Athletics BMX
  • Athletics Races
  • Hudson Gardens
  • Public Art Committee
  • Senior Tax Rebate
  • South Platte Park volunteer opportunities such as: 
      • Nature Center Host
      • Field Trip Guide
      • Public Program Aide
      • Trail and Habitat Work
      • Bird Counts
  • STAR (South Suburban Therapeutic Adaptive Recreation program) Unified Partner
  • STAR (South Suburban Therapeutic Adaptive Recreation program) Year Round
  • Youth Commission

Community Service

South Suburban Parks and Recreation offers community service opportunities.  All applicants must be at least 16 years old and pass a background check. Please be advised that we do not accept individuals who have a history or have been convicted of violent crimes whether sexual, drug, arson or theft related. For more information, contact 303-798-5131 option 6.

The following South Suburban facilities accept community service workers:

Facility Minimum age requirement
Douglas H. Buck Community Recreation Center 16
Sports Dome 16
Family Sports Center Golf Course 16
Goodson Recreation Center 16
Lone Tree Hub 16
Lone Tree Golf Course 16
Lone Tree Recreation Center 16
Sheridan Recreation Center 16
South Platte Park 14, 10+ with a parent
South Suburban Ice Arena 16
South Suburban Golf Course 16


South Suburban offers students unpaid internships to enhance their educational opportunities.  As an added bonus some recreational benefits are offered along with the internships.

Potential opportunities:

  • Athletics Special Events
  • Planning
  • South Platte Park Interpretation
  • South Platte Park Management
  • STAR South Suburban Therapeutic Adaptive Recreation

How to Apply

To see all of our current volunteer opportunities, please visit our job postings site and search "volunteer." You can browse all of our job, internship, and volunteer postings.

Check out our Volunteer Opportunities!