• By Albert Depew

For all volunteer inquiries or questions. Please contact:

Carson City Parks, Recreation & Open Space Main Office:

775.887. 2262

Volunteer Opportunities

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One Time Volunteer Events: All are Open to the Public 

Please check back on a regular basis for updates.

Continuous Volunteer Needs: 


Cemetery Volunteers 

Individual (18+), family or group  Our historic cemeteries require general maintenance throughout the year. Our department needs assistance with grave site upkeep (i.e. general litter clean-up).   Parks  Our greatest needs are in the spring, summer and fall months. 
The Carson City Weed Coalition   Individual (18+), family or group    Noxious weeds occur readily throughout our public spaces and parks. We are currently seeking interested groups to partner with our City's Weed Coalition Coordinator to help remove noxious weeds and learn about plants.   Parks and Open Space   Spring, Summer and Fall 


Volunteer Programs

Interpretive Guide Volunteers
Must be 18+years or older  Are you interested in environmental sciences, such as; wildlife biology, landscape ecology, wetland and river ecology and plant identification? then we would love for you to apply. Click here to apply
  Parks and Open Space
This program occurs year round with dates and programming to be determined.   


Please Contact the the main office  call 775.887.2262 if you have further questions.