Parks & Recreation

For more information about any of these opportunities, email Corina Sadler or call 972-941-7617. If you're ready to get started, register online and you will be contacted for an interview.

Outdoor Adventure Volunteer Instructors


 Plano Parks and Recreation is looking for outdoor volunteer instructors to teach courses such as Leave No Trace, Slacklining, Basic Fishing, and Geology. To learn more, see the full job description.

If you have a special Outdoor Adventure skill and would like to teach a class in that area, please contact Jordan Davis at 972-941-5403 for consideration.

Interurban Railway Museum


Adult Museum Guides 
- The Interurban Railway Museum utilizes docents, historians, storytellers, and others to help with special projects. This Fall, we are seeking adult museum guides for elementary tours. Share your love of history with others. Volunteer today!

Courtyard Theater


Ushers 
- Seeking adults to volunteer at this exciting venue. Enjoy the performances while helping your community. Duties include taking tickets, passing out programs, and seating patrons. A short training is required to learn about the venue and policies. 

Senior Recreation Center


Parks and Recreation volunteers are active in our Senior Recreation Center. Kitchen volunteers are needed during the week from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to help serve meals in the Snack Bar. Tuesday evening dances from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. also use volunteers to help staff with refreshments. Other activities include senior computer coaches, music activities, library, knitting and crocheting, and greeters.

Interurban Railway Museum


The Interurban Railway Museum utilizes docents, historians, storytellers, and others to help with special projects. 

Adapted Recreation


Adapted Recreation volunteers help special needs individuals enjoy their leisure time. During the school year, programs are available evenings and weekends. During the summer, weekly summer camps will be recruiting for assistance. An in-person interview and a background check is required.

Programs include Art Montage, Dance Club 16+, Fun Bunch Bowlers, Garage Band, Gymnastics for Kids with Special Needs, Kids Night Out, Pizza and Karaoke, Spring Fling, and Teen Time. Locations include Allen Bowl, Liberty Recreation Center, Plano Senior Recreation Center, and Southfork Hotel.

Convention & Visitors Bureau & Special Events


Plano Stages and Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) use individuals and groups for events around town. Join our “Special Event E-List” to receive emails when new one-time events are recruiting for volunteers. This is a great opportunity to stay connected to different volunteer events year round.

Park & Creek Cleanups


Groups are welcome to sign up for community, park, or creek cleanups

Teens & College Students


If you are a teen or college student interested in volunteering with Parks & Recreation, see either the Teen or College page.