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Volunteer Opportunities

You are invited to become a part of the City of Barnwell Parks and Recreation Department’s Volunteer Program and make a difference in your community. You may volunteer as an individual or as part of a group on a one-time or on-going basis. The department offers individuals, families, students, businesses and organizations the opportunity to contribute time, talents and resources to our community. Through the efforts of both City staff and volunteers, the City of Barnwell Parks and Recreation Department can continue providing quality leisure services to citizens of all ages.

Why Volunteer?

By volunteering only a few hours a week…

  • You can make a positive difference in your community by sharing your time and talents.

  • You can instill the life skills of sportsmanship, leadership and team building in young people.

  • You can gain experience useful for future job opportunities.

  • You can enhance and maintain our parks for generations to come.  

How do I Volunteer?

All volunteers must first complete volunteer application and complete a background check. Click on the volunteer application below, complete and return the application to the Parks & Recreation Department Office.

Volunteer Application

What will I be doing as a volunteer?

There are many opportunities to volunteer. We are always in need of coaches, assistant coaches, team Moms and field assistance personnel  (scorekeepers, chain gang for football and scoreboard operators). You can assist with park maintenance, sports, recreation programs or special events.  Park Maintenance volunteer opportunities are available on a year round basis. Our programs are only as successful as the people willing to volunteer their time and remember, it's always about the kids!!