For all volunteer inquiries or questions. Please contact:


Chelsea Kincheloe 

Carson City Parks, Recreation & Open Space Volunteer Coordinator 


Volunteer Opportunities

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 One Time Volunteer Events: All are Open to the Public 



Post Nevada Day Trash Mob 



October 28th, 2018

 8AM- 10AM


Event Description 

Nevada Day is one of Carson City's biggest events and enjoyed by thousands of people. This year, Carson City Parks, Recreation & Open Space is working closely with the Nevada Day committee to orchestrate a mass clean-up of downtown the day following Nevada Day. This volunteer event is open to individuals, families and groups*. A total of 80 individuals are needed! Help us return downtown Carson City back to itself! Click here to sign up! 


Farmer's Market Parking Lot

(N.Curry St. & 3rd St.) 


* If you are part of a group, please write your organization in parenthesis next to your first name.  For example, Chelsea (Carson City Parks, Rec & Open Space) Kincheloe. This ensures groups stay together. 

Carson City Parks, Recreation & Open Space will be providing all of the trash bags and gloves necessary for the clean up. In addition, extra water will be on hand.

Please wear closed toed shoes and comfortable clothes you are not afraid to get dirty in.  

This volunteer event is helping out the Carson City Parks, Recreation & Open Space in addition to their regular clean-up of downtown following Nevada Day. 

Volunteer waivers for this event will be emailed to those signed-up prior to the event. If possible, please print the waivers out and bring them. If not, there will be additional waivers available the day of the clean-up. 

Thank you for your interest! 

If you have any further questions, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Chelsea Kincheloe at or call 775.283.7711 



Looking to volunteer long-term? Please fill out a volunteer application form here

Continuous Volunteer Events/Programs: 

 Interpretive Guide Leaders Must be 18+years or older   Are you interested in environmental sciences, such as; wildlife biology, landscape ecology, wetland and river ecology and plant identification? then we would love for you to apply. Click here to apply Parks and Open Space   This program occurs year round with dates and programming to be determined.  

Cemetery Volunteers 

Individual (18+), family or group  Our historic cemeteries require general maintenance throughout the year. Our department needs assistance with grave site upkeep (i.e. general litter clean-up).   Parks  Our greatest needs are in the spring, summer and fall months. 
 Event set-up and tear down   Individual (18+), family, or group   Our parks have several events throughout each month. Our staff need assistance with event set-up and tear-down   Parks and Open Space   Our greatest needs are year-round. 
 The Carson City Weed Coalition   Individual (18+), family or group    Noxious weeds occur readily throughout our public spaces and parks. We are currently seeking interested groups to partner with our City's Weed Coalition Coordinator to help remove noxious weeds and learn about plants.   Parks and Open Space   Spring, Summer and Fall 


 Please Contact the Volunteer Coordinator: Chelsea Kincheloe @ or call 775.283.7711