Volunteer Opportunities

A volunteer cleaning up natural debris in a wooded area.
alert-triangle-white Update as of May 8, 2020
Department announces cancellations for traditional summer camps, and classes and events for June. Virtual programming to continue. Golf courses and outdoor tennis courts to reopen soon.
Share your time, skills and talents! Opportunities to volunteer with M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation are almost unlimited! Individuals and groups can help on a one-day project or on an ongoing basis. Volunteer opportunities can be eligible for Student Service Learning or Scout service hours.
Some of our most popular volunteer opportunities are with Summer Playgrounds and Summer Day Camps. Before you sign up for a summer volunteer opportunity, remember:

  • Volunteer applications are accepted online from March 1 - May 1.
  • You can sign up to volunteer at only one Summer Playground or Summer Day Camp.
  • Youth volunteers must be the required age on, or before, May 31 to volunteer:
    • Playgrounds: 14 years old
    • Summer Day Camps: 15 years old
  • Youth volunteers ages 15 and older must complete a criminal background check.
  • All youth volunteers must attend pre-service training in May/June.
  • Volunteers are scheduled 12 - 15 hours/week; transportation is not provided.
  • These volunteer opportunities are approved by Prince George's County Public School to earn Student Service Learning Hours.