Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Boards, Commissions + Committees

913-895-6000

City board and commission members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. In some cases, professional expertise may be required or helpful for appointment. At any given time, there may be vacancies.

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

913-897-2360

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead volunteers greet visitors, garden, provide animal care and assist with activities and special events.

Environmental Programs

913-895-6273

Environmental special events give residents the opportunity to help the environment throughout the year.

Golf

913-897-3805

Golf volunteers help the courses operate effectively.

Neighborhood Conservation

913-895-6270

Neighborhood conservation groups rely on volunteers to build a sense of community within older neighborhoods.

Police Department

913-327-6907

Police Department volunteers provide administrative support to officers.

Recreation Special Events

913-895-6390

Recreational special events rely on volunteers to provide recreational and leisure activities for the whole family.

Recycling Center

913-901-6002

The recycling center relies on volunteers to help operate this popular facility. If you have a few hours, we can use your help.

Recycling Special Events

913-895-6273

Recycling special events rely on volunteers so residents can recycle unwanted items.

Teen Council

913-896-6160

Teen Council allows high school students to get an inside look at local government, be involved in the community and gain leadership experience.