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Volunteer Opportunities

Come join our volunteer team! Experience the Rewards! Volunteer!

We have volunteer opportunities available in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine for individuals ages 14 and over:

  • Local Parks
  • After School Sites
  • El Dorado Nature Center
  • Special Events
  • Youth Camps / Teens
  • Seniors

. . . just to name a few!

Service Learning Hours for Students are also Available! Call the volunteer hotline for details: (562) 570-1743


City of Long Beach "Adopt A Beach" Program
For more information contact 
Matthew Billinghurst at (562) 570-1749

Long Beach Senior Center Brown Bag Nutrition Program
Long Beach Senior Center Cafe Cashier
Long Beach Senior Center Gift Shop Cashier
Rancho Los Cerritos  
Teen Volunteer Opportunities Ages 13-18!


Long Beach Airport Tour Guides
Rancho Los Cerritos Garden Tour Docent

How to Volunteer

In order to volunteer you must first complete a Volunteer application. Call Toni Forde-Hixon at the Volunteer Office at (562) 570-1695 to request an application. You will be responsible for submitting a monthly timecard to your supervisor once you have been placed.

  • Fingerprinting will be required for volunteers supervising youth under 18 years of age.

Join Our Mailing List!

Once you join our mailing list we will periodically notify you of future volunteer opportunitites. Please provide the following information to be added to our mailing list: Name, Organization, Address, City, State and Zip Code.

Then please send to:

Dept. of Parks & Recreation
Attn: Volunteer Program
2760 Studebaker Road
Long Beach, Ca 90815