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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to serve on the Springfield Parks Foundation Board? Do you have experience fundraising or grant writing? Would you like to help organize a park clean up event in your local park? Would you like to volunteer your time to clean up your local bicycle tail? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Springfield Parks Foundation has an opportunity for you.

Volunteer opportunities are designed to provide an avenue for community member to share their talents and time to help make improvements to your parks. Our goal is to promote a sense of ownership in YOUR park while building a strong relationship between the Springfield Park District, The Springfield Parks Foundation and the members of our community who can truly make a difference.

To learn more about established park volunteer groups please select the appropriate link below:

Friends of Washington Park

Friends of Lincoln Park

Friends of Jefferson Park

Friends of Barker Park

If you would like to volunteer in a larger role, please complete the volunteer sign up form below or contact the Foundation at 217-544-1751 or

You may want to add a line on the volunteer form that states: How would you like to volunteer?