The city relies on the willingness of volunteers to help serve residents and visitors of Overland Park. Throughout the year, there are various volunteer opportunities; consider some of these:
|Arboretum & Botanical Gardens volunteers help the gardens grow.||913-685-3604|
|City Boards & Commissions are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. At any given time, there may be vacancies.||913-895-6000|
|Drop Off Recycling Center is 100 percent volunteer run. If you have a few hours, we'd love to have you help out.||913-895-6273|
|Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead volunteers greet visitors, garden, provide animal care and assist with activities and special events.||913-897-2360|
|Environmental Special Events give residents the opportunity to help the environment throughout the year.||913-895-6273|
|Neighborhood Conservation Groups rely on volunteers to build a sense of community within older neighborhoods.||913-895-6270|
Police Department volunteers provide administrative support to officers.
Citizens Police Academy is to create educated citizens on basic information regarding the police profession.
|Golf volunteers help the courses operate effectively.||913-897-3805|
|Recreational Special Events rely on volunteers to provide recreational and leisure activities for the whole family.||913-895-6390|
|Recycling Special Events rely on volunteers so residents can recycle unwanted items.||913-895-6273|
|Teen Council allow high school students to get an inside look at local government, be involved in the community and gain leadership experience.||913-895-6160|