You Can Make a Difference!
We do better when we do things together! The volunteer opportunities in the City of Modesto are endless.
Whether you want to help out by participating in the
three "Takin' It To The Streets" citywide cleanup events
or the ongoing volunteering opportunities (see below), you can partner with the
City and together we can do great things!
To become a City of Modesto volunteer, a Volunteer
Application and Waiver must be turned in to Stephanie
Coordinator with the City of Modesto Parks, Recreation
and Neighborhoods Department. Print the
appropriate forms, complete all of the information and
provide your signature where necessary.
|Application and Waiver for Adults (PDF)
|Application and Waiver for Minors
Mail the forms to:
City of Modesto
c/o Stephanie Smith
P.O. Box 642
Modesto, CA 95353
Drop off the forms Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
City of Modesto
Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department
1010 Tenth Street, Suite 4400
Modesto, CA 95354
Takin' It To The Streets
Check back soon for
the next scheduled event!
Takin' it to the Streets is a great opportunity for
businesses, groups, families and individuals to get
involved in our community. A variety of
assignments will be available, including beautification
projects, park cleanups, weeding, planting and graffiti
To participate in Takin' It To The Streets or for
more information, click
Partners In Paint
Partners in Paint is a community education program
developed by Councilmember Dave Lopez as a graffiti tool
for the City of Modesto. The program is dedicated to
raising awareness about the harmful effects of graffiti
vandalism on communities.
|Partners In Paint Flyer (PDF)
To participate in a Graffiti Paint Out or for
more information, visit
Check back soon for the next scheduled Paint Out!
Celebration of Lights Christmas Parade
Downtown Modesto's Annual Christmas Parade is scheduled
for December 5, 2015. Come help Modesto usher in
the holiday season!
|Register to volunteer for the
Celebration of Lights!
5th Annual Spirit of Giving 5K Walk/Run
On Saturday December 12th, 2015 Modesto
will host it's 5th annual Spirit of Giving Jingle Bell
5K Run & Walk to benefit local charities: including the
Youth Recreation Programs that provide recreation
opportunities for underserved children, seniors and
persons with disabilities. This is a great way to help
benefit your community! In addition to the marathon,
there will be a Children's 1/4 mile Fun Run, an Awards
Ceremony, vendor booths and demonstrations.
|Register for the Modesto Spirit of
Giving Jingle Bell 5k on 12/12/15
Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
In addition to many special volunteer opportunities,
the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department
offers the following ongoing volunteer opportunities. These projects foster community ownership of parks and facilities and often expedite
the development of
projects that are not provided for in the annual budget.
For additional information, or for other volunteer ideas, please
contact Stephanie Smith at (209) 577-5450 or