Parks & Recreation

Volunteer Program and Service Initiatives

Volunteer Signup
Clean & Green
Duluth Invaders
Edible Duluth

Volunteer with us:

- to keep parks are clean and safe
- to keep trails maintained and usable
- to keep invasive species population at bay
- to keep trees healthy and maintained
- to keep the community educated and informed
- to keep recreation programs supported and available


Volunteer Events


Individuals who are interested in ongoing volunteer opportunities with Duluth Parks are invited to complete our online volunteer application.

Volunteer Resources

Volunteer Waiver Form | Required for all volunteer opportunities
Project Request Form | Want to help keep Duluth Parks beautiful? Let us know what you want to do!
Clean-Up Results Form | Help us tell the story of volunteer clean-up efforts!
Report Your Hours | Ongoing Volunteers are invited to fill out this form to report your volunteer hours!

Volunteer with our Partners

Cycling | Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores
Hiking | Superior Hiking Trail Association
Skiing | Duluth Cross Country Ski Club
BirdingHawk Ridge
Hartley Park | Hartley Nature Center
Horses | Duluth Area Horse Alliance
Snowmobiling | Duluth Drift Toppers and Over the Hill Night Riders


Internships are available with Duluth Parks. All internships are unpaid, with a $25/week stipend. Hours are flexible. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Cheryl Skafte at

Volunteer Program Intern
Invasive Species Management Intern
Parks Planning Intern 

For more information about volunteering with the City of Duluth, please contact Cheryl Skafte, Volunteer Coordinator.

Call: 218-730-4334
Text: 218-341-8454



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