City Opportunities

Boards & Commissions
The City of Springfield seeks volunteers for 28 standing boards and commissions covering a range of topics and areas of expertise. Find out how to apply and find board descriptions by viewing the following:
Board Members Discussing Meeting Items
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 3 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.
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.