City of Plano College & Teens

City of Plano College & Teens

General Volunteer Opportunities


  • Adapted Recreation Programs

    This program uses volunteers 14+ to work with special needs participants at Plano recreation centers.

  • Animal Shelter Donation Drive - Always Open!

    Plano Animal Shelter

    Goods Donation List for students wanting to host a donation drive to benefit the shelter.

    Food Products

    • IAM's adult dry dog food
    • IAM's puppy food wet and dry
    • IAM's adult dry cat food
    • IAM's kitten food wet and dry (kitten & puppy food greatest need is in spring and summer)
    • KMR Kitten Replacement Formula (Dry)
    • KMR Puppy Replacement Formula (Dry)
    • Treats: American rawhide chew bones and treats for dogs and cats
    • Nursing bottles

    Hygiene and Health Products

    • Litter: Tidy Cat kitty litter (non-clumping)-unopened bags only please and cat Litter (clumping kind)
    • Litter Boxes: Small litter boxes (low sides)  and shirt boxes for litter pans
    • Flea products
    • Kitten & Puppy Shampoo
    • House training pads
    • Heating pads
    • Spray water bottles
    • Cotton balls
    • Isopropyl alcohol
    • Bottled water
    • Aammonia
    • Laundry detergent

    Activity Products

    • Toys- Washable toys for dogs and cats, large balls for the dogs, chew & stuffed toys
    • Bandanas for dogs
    • Igloo style dog houses
    • Heavy duty lawn/leaf bags
    • Small rugs
    • Paper towels

    Specialty Items

    • Mobile Adoption Van or Sponsors
    • Horse Trailer
    • Crates/Cages
    • Door gates
    • Humidifiers
    • Heating Lamps
    • Beds
  • College Students

    OPEN

    College students are encouraged to apply to begin the interview and placement process to volunteer with the City of Plano.

    Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 internship opportunities available for Criminal Justice, Emergency Management, Library Sciences and more.

  • Community Cleanups - Always Open!

    Join Plano's year-round, city-wide cleanup program!

    Help Keep Plano Beautiful by cleaning up local parks/creeks/playgrounds/school campuses/roadways and neighborhoods.

    SIGN UP HERE

  • Davis Library

    This library uses teen volunteers 13+ for a variety of children and family programming. At 16+ teens can assist in more areas.

  • Haggard Library

    This library uses teen volunteers 13+ for a variety of children and family programming. At 16+ teens can assist in more areas.

  • Harrington Library

    This library uses teen volunteers 13+ for a variety of children and family programming. At 16+ teens can assist in more areas.

  • Library Book Collection - Always Open!

    Anyone can create a donation drive to collect books to donate to the Plano libraries. If you have a large donation please call the library ahead of time and let them know you're coming.

  • Parr Library

    This library uses teen volunteers 13+ for a variety of children and family programming. At 16+ teens can assist in more areas.

  • Schimelpfenig Library

    This library uses teen volunteers 13+ for a variety of children and family programming. At 16+ teens can assist in more areas.

  • Senior Center

    Starting at 14 years old teens can sign-up for select senior center evening programs.

     

  • Teen Court

    Learn about our legal system by becoming jury members and attorneys.

    Interested in being a member of a teen jury? Plano Teen Court hears actual Class C Misdemeanor cases on Monday nights!

    Please register by calling or emailing the Teen Court Office (972) 941-2009 or beckyru@plano.gov.

    Training and a six-month commitment is necessary. Court begins 5:30 PM and ends at approximately 7:45 PM! (Appropriate Attire Required. No shorts, or tank-tops, or halter tops will be allowed in. )

    Teen Court is held on the third floor of the Raymond Robinson Justice Center, located at 900 E 15th Street.

    SIGN UP: E-mail Becky for application at beckyru@plano.gov

    'Volunteers in Plano' is not assigning volunteers to this activity, contact the Teen Court office directly to register. To learn more about Teen Court visit their website.


Animal Shelter

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At-Home Projects/Donation Drives     1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

Police Department

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Explore a Career in Law Enforcement
The Plano Law Enforcement Explorer Program is always seeking new, qualified, members.  If you are interested in joining our program and you meet the following requirements, then fill out the application.  For general information visit their program website.


Requirements;

  • Minimum age of 14 and graduated the 8th grade
  • Maximum age of 20
  • Must be registered in school
  • Must be passing all classes
  • Must Pass background check
  • Must Pass Review Board (Interview)
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Teen Court 14+

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Teen Court

Learn about our legal system by becoming jury members and attorneys.

Interested in being a member of a teen jury? Plano Teen Court hears actual Class C Misdemeanor cases on Monday nights!

Please register by calling or emailing the Teen Court Office (972) 941-2009 or beckyru@plano.gov.

Training and a six-month commitment is necessary. Court begins 5:30 PM and ends at approximately 7:45 PM! (Appropriate Attire Required. No shorts, or tank-tops, or halter tops will be allowed in. )

Teen Court is held on the third floor of the Raymond Robinson Justice Center, located at 900 E 15th Street.

SIGN UP: E-mail Becky for application at beckyru@plano.gov

'Volunteers in Plano' is not assigning volunteers to this activity, do not mark yourself "available", instead contact the Teen Court office directly to register. To learn more about Teen Court visit their website.

    1Unscheduled  2No shifts available  

Mission Statement

The Volunteer Resources Group is committed to encouraging citizen participation, developing money-saving programs, and responding to the needs of the Plano community, while enhancing municipal services.

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