Volunteer Opportunities at the City
These departments have opportunities for on-going volunteers:
City Hall Visitor Services Station
Our Visitor Services Station Volunteer Team warmly welcomes visitors and assists City Hall guests with questions. This position provides an opportunity to learn a lot about the services that the City provides and about how local government works. Contact Customer Service Coordinator Melanie Harding by email or at (253) 864-4184 to get involved or to learn more.
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 Lona Graves, Recreation Supervisor for Special Events (253) 841-5515 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 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 Shelter 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 homebound 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.