Volunteer Appreciation 

For all of the volunteers who worked TAAF and Winterfest- we couldn’t have done these events without you! Parks & Recreation staff were impressed with the volunteers who contributed unbelievably great service.

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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 

Kidz Korner (childcare)
Location: Recreation Center, 4141 Bailey Rd., Pearland, 77584
Date: Mondays and Wednesdays, starting in Aug. 2018
Shift: 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Details: Volunteers must be at least 15 years old. 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 if you are interested in working with children - reading, interacting and playing games. Kidz Korner volunteers would be a big help from Monday through Friday, with the greatest need for assisting staff on Mondays and Wednesdays. 

Paws in the Park

Pre-Event:
1. Race Packet Preparation 
Location:
Recreation Center, 4141 Bailey Rd., Pearland, Texas 77584 
Date:
Tues., March 26
Shift:
3 to 6 p.m. 
Details:
Assembly line preparation of race packets for runners with wrist bands, t-shirts, waivers, etc. 
Contact:
Pat Wiley at  pwiley@pearlandtx.gov if you are interested

2. Race Packet Distribution  
Location:
Recreation Center, 4141 Bailey Rd., Pearland, Texas 77584 
Date:
Fri., March 29
Shift:
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 
Details:
Handing out race packets to runners with wrist bands, t-shirts, waivers, etc. 
Contact:
Pat Wiley at  pwiley@pearlandtx.gov if you are interested


Event:
Location: 
Sports Complex at Shadow Creek Ranch, 13050 Shadow Creek Parkway, Pearland, Texas 77584
Date: Sat., March 30
Registration shift: 6:15 - 9 a.m.
Shift 1: 7:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Shift 2:
11:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Details:
Volunteers assist with the race route and event activities. Come out to watch canine competitions and exhibitions!
Contact: Pat Wiley to request a shift. Not a registered volunteer? Just submit the easy online, one-time application (go to pearlandtx.gov/parkvolunteer, left side of page to click on Application Process & Policies) and email/send the consent form.

Earth Day Celebration
Location: Southdown Park, 2150 Countryplace Parkway, Pearland, 77584
Date: April 27, 2019
Shift: 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. 
Details: Volunteers help with a variety of activities such as assisting with native plant distribution, inflatables, murals, family games, etc.
Registered volunteers can contact pwiley@pearlandtx.gov to request a shift.

Concerts in the Park 
Location: Southdown Park, 2150 Countryplace Parkway, Pearland, 77584 
Dates: Every Friday evening in May & June 
Shift: 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. 
Details: Volunteers offer free door prize tickets for surveys, assist with the stage selection of door prizes and help distribute the prizes. The bands are great and volunteering for concerts has become very popular!
Registered volunteers can contact pwiley@pearlandtx.gov to request a shift. Not registered? Visit Pearlandtx.gov/parkvolunteer and click on Application Process on the left side- it’s easy! 

Celebration of Freedom 
Location: Independence Park, 3919 Liberty Dr., Pearland, 77581 
Date: July 4 event 
Shift: 5:15 to 10:15 p.m. (tentatively) 
Details: Volunteers assist with strolling entertainment, inflatables, shuttles, giveaways/door prizes, photography, etc. Get a front row seat to an excellent band and fireworks! 
Note: Date: July 3 decorating (tentatively) shift TBA
Registered volunteers can contact pwiley@pearlandtx.gov to request a shift. Not registered? Visit Pearlandtx.gov/parkvolunteer and click on Application Process on the left side- it’s easy!

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.

Event Volunteer Photographer
Location, dates and shifts are dependent on each event’s details. A shot list of requested photos will be provided for each event.  

Natural Resources Volunteer Workday 

Location: varies 
Date: First Thursday of each month
Shift: 8 a.m. 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.