Volunteer Opportunities

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Boards & Commissions

The City of Springfield seeks volunteers for 28 standing boards and commissions covering a range of topics and areas of expertise.


The City’s Traffic Engineering Department depends on volunteer groups to assist in keeping the city’s roadways cleared of litter. The Adopt-A-Street Program recognizes groups that adopt at least a half-mile of arterial and collector streets for clean-up at least three times a year.

Art Museum

Volunteers fill a number of roles at the Art Museum including docents to lead tours to the “Friends” group that supports exhibitions and programs.

Parks Department

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board uses volunteers in a variety of roles ranging from accessibility programs to the Dickerson Park Zoo. Applications are ongoing.

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The City’s Stormwater Engineering Division is currently looking for a volunteer group for its Adopt-a-Stream program. The volunteers are asked to perform periodic cleanups and report any unusual activity that could indicate a pollution discharge. Several stream sections are currently available for adoption.

For more information, call: 417-864-1996, or review the program brochure.

Community Heroes

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is seeking “Community Heroes” - volunteers who serve a variety of roles such as the “Fight the Flu” campaign, clerical support, health education and more. Applications are ongoing.

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Contact Us

Busch Municipal Building
840 Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802