Volunteer Opportunities


All Are Welcome

The City of Roseville strongly encourages and welcomes community members who are people of color, indigenous, immigrants and refugees, LGBTQ + and people with disabilities to volunteer.

Discover the Possibilities...


Volunteering with the City of Roseville offers many opportunities to make a difference in our vibrant city and in the lives of those who visit, work and live in Roseville.

Volunteering offers endless potential to engage with others who care about the same things you do, utilize existing skills and build new ones, and feel the satisfaction of expanding community resources through your contributions of time and talent.

Whether you are looking for one-time, ongoing or project-based volunteer opportunities, there is an avenue for you to engage. We welcome individuals, families and groups of all sizes to discover the possibilities of volunteering with the City of Roseville.

Ongoing Opportunities

Roseville offers several ongoing opportunities to volunteerOngoing volunteer opportunities are for those who desire to serve on a regular basis and allow you to have a set schedule. The first step to becoming an ongoing volunteer is to complete a volunteer application or call Volunteer Coordinator Rachel Boggs at 651-792-7028. Some of these opportunities require a background check or special training.
  • Adopt-a-Park
  • Arboretum Green Team
  • Concerts in the Park
  • HANC Front Desk
  • Natural Resources Renewal Program Leaders
  • Park Patrol
  • Police Reserves

Create Your Own

Do you have a specific skill or interest you’d like to explore? Let us know what you are looking for and we’ll work with you to find a fit. We're flexible!

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Getting Started

Put your talents and interests to work. The City of Roseville has opportunities for volunteers to get involved in a variety of project, special events an programs year around. Volunteer Application

Upcoming Events

Wednesdays at the Arboretum
Every Wednesday through October

8:00 a.m. - noon

Join the team of volunteers who assure that the public gardens are picture perfect and continue to spark community pride. Help weed and maintain beautiful flowerbeds that make this free public access space.  Join as an individual or bring your own team of friends, co-workers or family members.

We will continue our Wednesdays at the Arboretum as long as the weather holds. We will be digging up bulbs, planting bulbs, digging up annuals and other autumnal gardening tasks as we prep our gardens for winter.

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Plant! Harvest! Taste!

FREE Gardening Classes for Children

Kids, grab an adult and join us for free gardening classes at the community orchard located at the Central Park Muriel Sahlin Arboretum. More information.


Wild Rice Festival


Saturday, September 17, 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fall celebration of wild rice, Native American culture and Minnesota's harvest season. This fun event, held at Harriet Alexander Nature Center includes apple cider pressing, honey harvesting, children’s games, and more! We need volunteers throughout the event, for a variety of tasks.

Harriet Alexander Nature Center (2520 North Dale St.)

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Roseville Tree Planting Project

Saturday, October 15

9:00 a.m. – noon

Join us on Saturday, October 15 as we plant over 100 trees in Roseville. We will need many community members to participate, call today to reserve your spot.

Multiple Locations in Roseville

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Halloween at HANC!

Saturday, October 29, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Volunteers are needed for the annual Halloween festival at the nature center. We need help with set-up, outdoor games and story stations. Non-scary costumes are encouraged.

Harriet Alexander Nature Center 2520 Dale Street North

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