There are a variety of volunteer opportunities through the Parks and Recreation Department. If you are interested in volunteering please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Jeannette Eggebrecht, at (206) 275-7841.
The mission of the City of Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department Volunteer Program is to actively promote a mutually rewarding relationship between volunteers who offer their talents, skills and time and staff who will support them in their efforts to cooperatively foster stewardship of our community's parks, natural area, and recreation and social programs. Click here to view the full Volunteer Policies and Procedures Manual using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Forest Stewardship activities
Our parks and open space properties are important community assets. Volunteers help maintain them by removing invasive plants, weeding, planting, picking up litter, monitoring and performing other tasks. read more...
Bus Driver and Helper for Senior Transportation
Volunteer senior bus drivers and helpers are needed on Tuesdays and Thursdays, offering transportation for Island seniors to and from their homes and program sites. We need your driving skills and enthusiasm. Call Amber Britton at (206) 275-7841.