City of Austin

About the City of Austin

“Here are a few ways to make our community a better place to live. These volunteer opportunities are sponsored by the City of Austin and support City services and programs, and Austin’s quality of life.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Volunteer on a City Board or Commission.
  • Learn about City operations through the CityWorks Academy.
  • Participate at Council Meetings.
  • Get involved in your neighborhood planning process.
  • Volunteer with the Austin Public Library.
  • Volunteer to review grant applications.
  • Participate in an Austin Parks and Recreation volunteer program.
  • Volunteer to greet visitors at the Austin Bergstrom International Airport.
  • Volunteer with the Austin Animal Center.
  • Mark storm drains to protect water quality in our creeks and Lady Bird Lake.
  • Become a Block Leader for water conservation.
  • Become a Zero Waste Block Leader.
  • Volunteer on Austin’s beautiful wildlands.
  • Volunteer with the Watershed Protection Department.
  • Ride along with an Austin police officer.
  • Help the Office of the Community Liaison.
  • Join the Citizens Police Academy.
  • Keep neighborhoods safe and clean with the Austin Code Community Volunteers.
  • Become an Austin Police Explorer.
  • Volunteer with Blue Santa.
  • Make a difference with the Victim Services Volunteer program.
  • Donate to Amigos en Azul.
  • Participate in National Night Out.
  • Be a Volunteer in Police Service (VIPS).
  • Start a Neighborhood Watch.

Volunteer Requirements

The City of Austin does not list volunteer requirements on their website.

To apply to be a volunteer, go to the City of Austin’s Volunteer page.

Or visit their homepage:

The City of Austin’s Locations

Volunteer Opportunities by Interest

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