Sports and Recreation

All volunteers interested in a regular, ongoing position or short-term projects are required to complete a volunteer application. Once received, we’ll call you to set up a time to discuss your volunteer interests. If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, please call 763-509-5230 to make an appointment. 

Listed below are some ongoing volunteer opportunities. There are also volunteer opportunities at many of the City events. Please contact Volunteer Services for more information at 763-509-5230.

Adopt a Spot: Residents may volunteer to adopt a park, dog waste station, fire hydrant, storm drain or street to benefit their neighbors and the community as a whole. Adopting these items/locations helps ensure Plymouth stays clean and safe. Click on the link to find what is available to adopt near you.

Garlic Mustard: Remove invasive garlic mustard from city parks and green spaces from May through June when it is in bloom. What is garlic mustard? Find out more from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture about Garlic Mustard Handout MDA. It pulls easily; all you need is work gloves. It’s a perfect project for families.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT): Provide critical support at emergency scenes and disaster sites. Receive training to assist in critical situations such as missing children, tornadoes, or other natural or man-made disasters. Participate in a number of community education, preparedness planning and prevention activities. Must live or work in Plymouth, be 21 years or older, pass a criminal background check and possess a valid Minnesota driver’s license. Applications are due January 31, 2020. NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

Police Reserves: Assist sworn officers with traffic and crowd control, transportation of prisoners, surveillance and patrol activities, special events and other education programs. Must be 21 years or older, commit to 15 hours a month, have a clean driving record and background check.

Hockey Ticket Takers: November – February
Take Tickets at high school hockey games.

Ice Skating Assistant: Assist beginning youth skaters during evening and weekend lessons; must be confident on ice. (Seasonally coinciding with lesson schedules.)

Summer Teen Volunteer Program: The summer Teen Volunteer Program is an excellent opportunity for teens 14 and older to learn leadership skills and gain valuable experience working with children. Teens assist with summer recreation programs and events, including playgrounds, day camp, sports, art, music and more.

Location: Varies
Ages: Varies
Date(s): All year long
Time(s): varies
Contact: Jackie Maas; or 763-509-5230
Time Commitment: Varies


Put your talent, passion, and energy to use in the parks! Three Rivers offers ongoing and short-term ways to volunteer as individuals or groups.

Get Involved Now:

Events and Races: Autumn Woods Classic Race, Halloween events, Nordic Ski Opener, Candy Cane Hunt.
Programs: Nature, farm, recreation, history and art programs, weekdays and weekends
Service Projects: Adopt-a-Trail, Invasive Species Removal, Prairie Seed Collection
Park Patrol: Training offered in fall 2019 and spring 2020
Explore Volunteering: Drop in and talk to a volunteer coordinator in person.

Location: Locations throughout Three Rivers Park District
Ages: Ages 16 and over
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Varies
Contact: Becca Conser;
Time Commitment: Varies


We have over 200 mobile homes in this park, and just recently opened a new community center for our residents.  The new community center has a computer lab, exercise room, game room and meeting areas.  We are looking for volunteers:

    • Homework Help / Tutors – Teachers and volunteers are needed to assist students with homework and/or tutor them in their schoolwork
    • Hope Center Hosts:  The Hope Center is a 3500 sf community center with a variety of activities, most of which are run by volunteers.  In order for the building to be open, at least three hosts are needed to check families in, be available for questions, and oversee activities. 
    • Mentoring – Having an caring adult from outside of the family walk alongside a young person is one proven key to success!  
    • Financial Donations – If you are interested in helping to support for the work of Mobile Hope, you can contribute using the DONATE link above, send a check to this address: 7800 Maple Hill Road B38  Corcoran, MN 55340, or feel free to contact us and we would be happy to chat!  
    • Food Pick-ups – Food donations are distributed around the park to those that could use a little extra.  We are in need of individuals willing to make those food pick-ups, or to serve as back-up for those who are already on the schedule!  
    • ESL (ELL) Teachers – There are many cultures represented in mobile home communities.  Teaching English helps those newer to the United States to apply for jobs, get ahead, and become more a part of the world around them.
    • VBS Volunteers – Each year the youth from Wayzata Free Church and Wooddale Church host a large Vacation Bible School for the kids at Maple Hill.  If you are interested in being a part of that, contact Bruce Droogsma at 763-473-9463
    • Computer Skills Training – When our new community center opens up in the spring, we will have need for volunteers who enjoy teaching computer skills in our new computer lab. 
    • Lead a Group – Do you lead a Cub Scout pack?  How about a community sports league?  Like art or theater?  The young people of Maple Hill would be interested in getting involved with these types of activities and leadership is needed to make that a reality. 
    • Create a program!  We know that there are a lot of creative ways that volunteers have come up with to help support the families of Maple Hill Estates.  You might have a great idea for something that could be started.  If so, contact us and let’s see if it can happen! 

Location: 7800 Maple Hill Road B38, Corcoran, MN 55340 *AND* 303 York Avenue, Osseo, MN  55369                                                                              Ages: 12+, but they can be younger if they are working with their parents
Date(s): Varies
Time(s): Varies
Contact: (Corcoran) Jill Dejewski at 763-416-0945 or Website:
Time Commitment: Varies