Volunteer Appreciation 

WOW! The 50 volunteers for Celebration of Freedom were phenomenal!!! We received many kudos to the volunteers for making the event run smoothly- even if some of you had to work several duties. We couldn't have done it without you!

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To become a Registered Parks Volunteer, please click on Application Process & Policies and complete the entire one-time Application Process. Already a Registered Volunteer? Email the Volunteer Coordinator and please include your name, the event/program you are interested in and shift availability.

For coaching opportunities, please email the Athletics Specialist.

Interested in a group project? Visit the Community Service Project web pages.

Volunteer Opportunities (special events and programs)

All volunteer applicants must be registered Parks volunteers (click on Application Process & Policies on left side of this page - it’s easy to apply!). Contact Pat Wiley

Delores Fenwick Nature Center
Nature Center Volunteers 
Location: 
Delores Fenwick Nature Center, 5750 Magnolia Pkwy., Pearland 77584 
Date: Saturdays
Shifts: 
10 a.m. to 12 noon and/or 12 noon to 2 p.m. 
Details: Volunteers will be responsible for working on a variety of projects such as organizing spaces, working with crafts, maintaining the Pollinator Garden and monitoring wildlife.Please see the Natural Resources Workday below for additional projects.
Contact: Katie Boughal at kboughal@pearlandtx.gov if you are interested. All volunteers working at the Nature Center must be registered volunteers. Please see Application Process & Policies link on left side of this page. 

Events

TAAF/Winter Games of Texas

Location: Various locations in Pearland
Date: Fri-Mon, Jan 17-20, 2020 (4 days!)
Shift: varies with sport
Details: Athletes from all over Texas will compete in 15 sports during the holiday weekend. Parks & Recreation will host sports listed below.

For any sport not listed below, please visit TAAF.com>Winter Games>Volunteers

Gymnastics- Tentative shifts- they will be updated when registration closes
Saturday, January 18
Shift 1: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Shift 2: 11:00 a.m. to  3:00 p.m., Shift 3: 2:30 p.m. to  6:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 19 
Shift 4: 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m., Shift 5: 1:30p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
Location: Pearland Recreation Center and Natatorium
                 4141 Bailey Rd, Pearland, 77584 
Volunteer duties: tabulating scores for judges, entering scores into scoring system, possibly awards and hospitality
Contact: Pat Wiley, Volunteer Coordinator, Parks & Recreation: pwiley@pearlandtx.gov

Pickleball- Tentative shifts- they will be updated when registration closes
Saturday, January 18
Shift 1: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Shift 2: 11:00 a.m. to  4:00 p.m., Shift 3: 3:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Sunday, January 19
Shift 4: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Shift 5: 11:00 a.m. to  4:00 p.m., Shift 6: 3:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Monday, January  20
Shift 7: 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (morning only) 
Location: Jr. High West, 2337 N Galveston Ave. Pearland, 77581 and Sablatura Middle School 2201 Galveston Ave. Pearland, TX 77581 
Volunteer duties: scoring, retrieving balls, handing out medals, tracking winners, registration 
Contact: Pat Wiley, Volunteer Coordinator, Parks & Recreation: pwiley@pearlandtx.gov

Swimming- Tentative shifts- they will be updated when registration closes
Saturday, January 18 
Shift1: 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, Shift 2: 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 19
Shift 3: 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (morning only)
Location: Pearland Recreation Center and Natatorium, 4141 Bailey Rd, Pearland, 77584
Volunteer duties: runners collect and post sheets after each heat, hospitality, check in volunteers
Contact: Pat Wiley, Volunteer Coordinator, Parks & Recreation: pwiley@pearlandtx.gov

 

Winterfest!

Location: Independence Park
Date: Sat, Jan 25, 2020
Shift 1: 8:15 am to 1:30 pm   Shift 2: 12:45 pm to 5:30 pm 
Details: Come join the fun in Pearland's famous winter playground with snow hills, rides, inflatables, games, and more!  
Contact: Registered volunteers may email Pat Wiley with a shift request.

Volunteers Impact Parks (VIP)
You must be 18 yrs. old. Location, dates and shifts are dependent on each event's details.
Click here for more information.

Office Volunteer for Recreation Center
Location: Recreation Center & Natatorium
                    4141 Bailey Rd
                    Pearland, TX 77584
Date: We are open to any day, M-Thur
Shift: One day/week, 2-hour shift, ending by 5 p.m. Negotiable start time.
Details: Assist staff with filing, copying, laminating, event preparation, etc.
Contact: Pat Wiley @ pwiley@pearlandtx.gov

 

Event Volunteer Photographer
Details: Location, dates and shifts are dependent on each event’s details. A shot list of requested photos will be provided for each event. Photographer must be able to use their own camera with an SD card. Registered volunteers, please contact pwiley@pearlandtx.gov for an interview and more details. Not registered? See "Application" to your left to register with the online "General Application."  

Natural Resources Volunteer Workday 

Location: Varies 
Date: First Thursday of each month
Shift: 8 to 11 a.m.
For project information, please contact Natural Resource Manager, Cullen Ondracek, to be added to the newsletter email list.
NOTE: Work may be difficult for children under the age of 13 years. Anyone under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult.