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Volunteer in Madison Parks

Madison Parks, along with volunteer organizations, offer numerous opportunities throughout the year to help make our parks more beautiful. Opportunities and activities are coordinated by Parks staff and volunteer groups.

  1. Step 1: Volunteer Interest
    The volunteer interest form is the first step for individuals and groups to show your interest and learn more.
  2. Step 2: Volunteer Work Release
    Individuals and groups must complete the volunteer release form prior to completing any work in a park.
  3. Step 3: Volunteer Hours
    Once work is completed, track your volunteer hours. For individuals and groups.

View Friends of group Volunteer Projects

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Volunteer Programs

Volunteer Policy

In 2014, the Board of Parks Commissioners approved the Statements of Policies and Guidelines for Volunteer Activities within the Madison Parks System. The document contains helpful information for individuals and groups interested in volunteering with Madison Parks.

Tools (and quantity) Available Through Madison Parks

  • Leaf rake (2)
  • Hard Rake (13)
  • Hedge Trimmer (10)
  • Loppers (6)
  • Mini Leaf Rake (2)
  • Picker (12)
  • Flat Shovel (2)
  • Push Broom (1)
  • Broom (1)
  • Flat Ice Chipper (2)
  • Weed Pullers (4)
  • Hooked Hand Saw - Sythe (5)
  • Curved Hand Saw (10)
  • Pitch Fork (2)
  • Bucket (4)

Friends of Groups

If you are in working with an existing volunteer group or you have a volunteer group that is not listed, please email