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VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

We invite you to contribute your unique talents and energy toward providing a richer quality of life for your community. The Volunteer Program provides a broad source of expertise, talent, and people power for City programs, as well as an avenue for residents to participate in their local government. Please take a few minutes to browse both City and Community volunteer opportunities and learn more about how you can get involved.  

OPPORTUNITIES TO VOLUNTEER 

There are many volunteer opportunities that exist within the different departments of the City including the Renton History Museum, City Hall, Police, Fire & Emergency Services Departments, Solid Waste, Surface Water, Wastewater, and Water Utilities, Parks Division, Recreation Division, and Renton Youth Council.  Special projects, one time, and ongoing opportunities are available.  For more information contact Teresa Nishi at 425-430-6694 or email tnishi@rentonwa.gov.  You can also download a volunteer application so we can contact you when there is an opportunity that matches your interests.
There are also many volunteer opportunities in the Renton Community such as Habitat for Humanity or Cedar River Naturalist Program .

BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES

Good government is not just the responsibility of city officials and employees.  Citizens and residents also play an important role. Numerous Renton citizens devote their energy, time, and expertise to serve as appointed members on Boards and Commissions or as volunteers on various advisory committees making Renton a better place for everyone. Current vacancies are listed under Board, Commission, and Committee Vacancies to the left of this page. Contact the Mayor's Office at 425-430-6500 for an application to serve as a member of a Board, Commission, or Committee, apply online, download an Application for Boards/Commissions/Committees, or  Youth Application for Boards/Commissions/Committees.  

 

 Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities 

2016 Arbor Day

The City of Renton will celebrate Arbor Day & Earth Day on Saturday, April 30.  Click here for 2016 Arbor Day & Earth Day information.

2016 Spring Green & Clean will be on Saturday, May 14th.

Click here for Spring Green & Clean information.