Volunteer In Austin's Parks

In-person volunteer events are back as of March 15th! Keep an eye on our events calendar for upcoming projects! We will continue to offer virtual volunteering opportunities and you can find up to date park closures here.


Volunteer
In Austin's Parks


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Volunteer Opportunities

Individual Volunteer Opportunities

We're thrilled to offer safe volunteer opportunities in parks across Austin. Looking for other things you can do from home? Check out our Virtual Volunteering page!
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Who We Are

We're grounded in the generosity of the Austin community. From our city-wide volunteer days, It’s My Park Day, to individual work days held throughout the year, thousands of Austinites volunteer in the parks.

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How You Can Help

Volunteerism has been at the center of who we are as an organization since day one. We place tremendous value on the individuals, groups and companies that make up our dedicated volunteer corps. Ready to volunteer?

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It's My Park Day

Our biggest city-wide volunteer event, It’s My Park Day, takes place the first Saturdays in March and November. Each year, thousands of volunteers work to improve parks and greenbelts throughout the city.

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APF Ambassadors

Ambassadors are trained volunteers who act as representatives for APF. Our Ambassador program provides a unique and meaningful volunteer experience, allowing residents to strengthen our city’s parks.

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In 2020, APF volunteers made a big impact:

6,960

volunteers deployed

150+

parks projects across austin

20,880

volunteer labor hours

$530,979

in park labor invested

Benefits of Volunteering

The Volunteer

The volunteer experience is full of comradery and fun! It's even better when you bring a friend.

The Parks

Austin's parks need some love and care. Your volunteered labor hours help keep our parks in shape.

The City

The City of Austin's park budget has a shortfall to the tune of $100M a year, and labor is expensive.



PEOPLE + PARKS

Check out some of our previous volunteer projects below! Thank you to all of our volunteers for generously giving their time to help maintain Austin's parks, trails and green spaces.


Our Sponsors

 
C3 Presents
Austin City Limits Music Festival
Wheatsville Co-op
Austin Subaru
Academy Sports + Outdoors
Advanced Micro Systems (AMD)
Central National Bank
Cirrus Logic, Inc.
H-E-B
Capital Metro
Sage Creek Wealth of Raymond James
Biocryst
 
 
Siete
Industry Print Shop
Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Sunday
Zilker Brewing