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City of Puyallup

If you want to volunteer at the City

Fill out a volunteer application
All potential volunteers at the City of Puyallup must fill out a volunteer application.  Once your application is received by the city, it will be forwarded to the areas in which you have indicated interest.  Department personnel will review your application and try to match it with projects currently available.  All volunteers must agree to a background check.

Online Volunteer Application

Volunteer Opportunities at the City

These departments have ongoing opportunities for volunteers:

Puyallup Police Department VIPS
Volunteers In Police Service (VIPS) members help to staff the front counter, do citizen patrol and more. Contact the Problem Oriented Policing Unit at (253) 770-3351 to get involved or contact the POP Unit by email

Puyallup Parks and Recreation
The City of Puyallup Parks and Recreation Department greatly appreciates the many volunteers who help to make special events a success. Contact Tyler Eidson, Recreation Coordinator at (253) 770-3325 or Deon Moyd, Recreation Supervisor for Athletic Events (253) 435-3656. If you're unable to donate your time but would like to help, event sponsorship is a great way. Call Parks and Rec for more information on how to sponsor an event at (253) 841-5457 or contact Puyallup Parks and Recreation by email.

Puyallup Activity Center
The Puyallup Activity Center is a great place for senior citizens to get involved. For a listing of volunteer opportunities at the Puyallup Activity Center, call (253) 841-5555 or contact them by email.

Metro Animal Control and Adoptions
The animal shelter accepts volunteers who are dedicated and willing to work with animals on a long-term basis. No short-term volunteers please. For more information and to apply as a volunteer at the animal shelter, visit the Metro Animal Services online.

Puyallup Public Library
Volunteers at the Puyallup Public Library help attain the mission of lifelong learning by teaching computer classes, delivering library materials to home bound individuals, mending materials, and many other essential jobs. Potential volunteers may also want to consider joining the Friends of the Puyallup Public Library, where they assist in sponsoring programs and shaping the Library's community impact. To learn more about volunteer openings at the Library, visit the Library's volunteer page.


Other places to volunteer

All Saints Community Services
(253) 848-2000

Associated Ministries
(253) 383-3056

Franciscan Hospice House
(253) 534-7050

Good Samaritan Hospital
(253) 403-1005

Helping Hand House
(253) 848-6096

Metro Animal Services
(253) 299-PETS

Puyallup Food Bank
(253) 840-5458

Puyallup Main Street Association
(253) 840-2631

Puyallup Valley Kiwanis Club
(253) 845-8999

St. Francis House
(253) 770-6991

United Way of Pierce County (Tacoma)
(253) 597-6457