Grinnell Parks and Recreation


Mission: The Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of leisure activities aimed at every age level. Additionally, the Parks and Recreation Department coordinates the rental of a number of shelter houses, as well as, indoor facilities suited for any occasion.

Location: Grinnell (various locations)

Needs: Different maintenance projects in city parks, tree planting/maintenance, recreation program and youth sports volunteers, and other service projects.



  • One-time events: Yes, volunteers for one time events
  • Ongoing: yes
  • Groups possible? Group help may be needed, please contact Jordan Allsup if interested


When is service needed: April-October busier time of the year with most needs, but we have some opportunities year round.

Number of hours:  Flexible, as much or little as is possible for the volunteer


  • In-person: yes
  • Hybrid in-person/virtual possible: no
  • Fully virtual possible: no


Equipment/logistics needed: Own transportation to city parks and facilities is needed.


Training supplied: Parks and Rec supplies any needed training.


How to apply: Contact by e-mail:

Contact: Jordan Allsup, Director, 641-236-2620,

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