Everyone loves the huggable Rufus Recycles, the friendly mascot for Environmental Services. volutneers are needed to be Rufus at special events. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, between 5’3” - 6’ tall and not weigh more than 170 pounds.
This is a new program that the Frisco Water Division is taking on, and we need your help! Help reduce pollution (like chemicals, trash, fertilizers, yard waste) from entering storm drains and polluting our local water bodies by labeling storm drain inlets
with a special educational tile. You and/or your volunteer group will meet in a designated neighborhood with a City of Frisco employee who will demonstrate the procedure of placing tiles on storm drain inlets. All the necessary materials, as well as a map,
and tracking forms will be provided to help your group mark the remaining storm drains in that area.
The City of Frisco Volunteer Program is committed to promoting a mutually beneficial partnership between citizen volunteers and municipal departments. The program will provide the comprehensive coordination of volunteers to enhance municipal services while
offering citizens an opportunity to gain skills and positively impact their community.
Special projects volunteer will assist with events, special exhibits, children's programming, historical research, collection maintenance and other projects. Skills needed depend on each special project.
Third Sunday docents will provide information about the various structures in the Heritage Center when it is open to visitors on the third Sunday afternoon of each month. You must be able to manage small groups of varying ages, speak loudly and enjoy meeting
and greeting newcomers to the Heritage Center.
Office Assistance volunteer duties will include answering phones, assisting with computer input, photocopying, preparing paperwork for tours, coordinating mailings and other office duties needed. Must be proficient with computers and other office equipment.
Docents will lead school, scout and other group tours. This job requires an ability to work with and manage groups of children. This volunteer must be able to speak loudly while conducting tours for large groups and enjoy sharing stories and information
with the audience. The ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time is required.
Letter Press Demonstrators will be trained on the use of the printing press in the newspaper exhibit. Demonstrators will show guests how printing was done at the turn of the 20th century. They will assist groups with printing museum souvenir as part of
this interactive exhibit.
The Circulation Team needs help during the Spring Break week with sorting and shelving returned collection materials. We are asking volunteers to commit to a two hour shift with your choice of morning, afternoon, or evening hours.
Volunteers are required to wear closed-toe shoes as a safety rule. No sandals, flip-flops, etc.
The VolunTEEN Corps is a community service initiative that offers middle and high school students, grades 6-12, an opportunity for civic involvement. VolunTEENs will enhance
job skills and gain work experience that can be included on resumes, develop a better understanding of city government and serve as ambassadors within the community, and accumulate community service hours for school.