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Volunteers are welcomed at the City of Hot Springs Parks and Recreation Department to assist with the implementation of our projects. Volunteers will be given training, assistance, and supervision to fulfill project tasks.
Fill out an online application.
Please call the City of Hot Springs Parks Maintenance Department at 501-262-1519 if you are interested in receiving a copy of the parks volunteer job descriptions. Projects for each job description are not always available. Please call the Parks and Recreation Main Office at 501-321-6871 for other volunteer job opportunities and job descriptions.
The Parks and Recreation Department requires all volunteers to:
Give advance notice for project planning, 2 weeks is preferred but at least 7 days is required.
Comply with work safe practices as directed.
Dress appropriately according to the project. Due to fire ants and other hazards, we highly recommend not wearing sandals, open toe, or open heel shoes.
Provide supervision with groups of students less than 18 years of age. Please make sure adequate supervision is provided; we suggest one adult for every 10 students less than 18 years of age.
Keep accurate records of hours worked. A sign-in sheet will be provided for everyone to sign their name and hours worked. Please make sure that the sheet is completed and returned to the Parks and Recreation Department.
Volunteers who complete 40 recorded hours of work per year are eligible for a t-shirt.
Volunteers who complete 80 recorded hours of work per year are eligible for a sweatshirt.
Volunteers who complete 120 recorded hours of work per year are eligible for a book to the value of $35.
Volunteer with the most recorded hours within one year, (November 2012 - October 2013) will be awarded with a plaque / trophy for “volunteer of the year”.
The Parks and Recreation Department provides volunteers with: