The City of Spokane is a great place to combine community support with expertise. There are over 30 Boards, Commissions and Committees made up of volunteers who help shape our community. If you have one day a year, or one day a week, there is an opportunity for you. Pick your passion below and get involved!

Help keep our trees and visitors happy by supporting staff in cleaning, greening, stewardship and landscape restoration of John A. Finch Arboretum. Volunteer duties may include: litter clean-up; removing weeds and other invasive vegetation; native plant restoration; mulching with wood chips; planting trees, shrubs, and herbaceous vegetation; setting irrigation and watering plants; general janitorial; general labor; and some interaction with the public.

Volunteer at Riverfront Park! Be part of the action during events by being an event operations volunteer. Duties include:
  • Assist event managers and specialists in supporting event activity, including assisting with vendor booth locations and site maps.
  • Provide support to vendors as needed and/or direct inquires to appropriate park staff.
  • Provide onsite support services to include event organizer/vendor communication, litter pick up and disposal, or other event duties that provide a seamless and enjoyable event experience.
  • Take photos and collect event details for post-event reports.