Parks & Recreation

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking to get more involved in the community, accumulate volunteer hours or simply help out? There are a number of great opportunities available throughout the year for friendly and enthusiastic individuals and groups of all ages to volunteer their time and talents to the Parks & Recreation Department. You can choose whether to volunteer for a one-time special event or become a more regular volunteer at one of our recreational facilities.

Listed below are a few of the different options for your consideration and corresponding phone numbers. Upon completing the volunteer application form, please contact the Supervisor of the division/location where you wish to volunteer. They will have you complete a volunteer form for the background check and take care of scheduling. The gifts of your talent and time are appreciated!

Parks & Recreation Division Phone Volunteer Opportunities
Cape Coral Arts Studio 574-0802    Help staff with various art related projects; Art background preferred
Coral Oaks Golf Course 573-3100 Serve as a golf cart attendant, ranger, driving range picker, etc.
Lake Kennedy Center 574-0575 Assist with set-up &/or clean-up of dinner shows/special events; Front desk & light clerical assistance; Decorating for the holidays
Marine Services 574-0809 Assist boaters with marine-related functions, hurricane prep, marine sanitation practices, office assistance, education regarding sealife such as manatees, sawfish and turtles, etc.
Rotary Park Environmental Center 549-4606     Assist with nature trail clean-up & other environmental related projects
Special Populations Center   574-0574 Help people with developmental disabilities engage in craft workshops, cooking classes, dances, bowling & other activities
Special Events Division 573-3123 Assist at city-wide special events (i.e. Coconut Festival, Bike Night) with registration, ticket sales, food service, merchandising, etc.
Tony Rotino Senior Center 574-0807 Act as an instructor teaching a special skill to seniors
Youth Center / Skate Park 242-3950 Assist staff with planning & facilitating youth programs and activities



Job Shadowing Opportunities are now available for High School Seniors residing within the City of Cape Coral. 
This is a great way for youth to learn more about potential work after high school from people who are employed in various fields. Interested students should print and review the below information, sign the release form, then email to schedule their job shadowing experience!

* Job Shadowing Guidelines
* Job Shadowing Release Form
* Job Shadowing Experience Notes

Click here to view additional volunteer opportunities with the City of Cape Coral