Volunteer & Employment Opportunities


Visit our Job Opportunities page for employment opportunities in our Parks & Recreation Department.


There are lots of ways to get involved and help your city. Help for a few hours at an event or for the full event; choose the activity and time commitment that's right for you. We appreciate your participation in and assistance with City events. Sign up for a particular event, or for our general volunteer mailing list.

Haunted Forest

Over 100 volunteers help to make the Haunted Forest a tremendous success each year! Volunteers are needed for spooky stations along the Haunted Forest Trail, friendly costumed characters at the Trick-or-Treat Maze, trail guides, food collections and more! Many groups and individuals are needed. Click here for more information or to sign up to volunteer.

Santa's Secret Store

Help make holiday memories for Lakeville youth. Groups and individual volunteers will help children with gift selection, wrapping and more. Sign up to volunteer and learn more information about this annual Lakeville event held in early December.

Illumination Walk

Volunteer to help make the Illumination Walk a success. Volunteers are needed to set out luminaries, tend to the bonfire, check guests in and more. Inside and outside shifts are available. Sign up to volunteer.

Ritter Fest and Dogsledding Event

Enjoy a day at Ritter Farm Park while volunteering to help put on a great community event. Both individuals and groups are welcome to volunteer. Sign up to volunteer.

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