Volunteer Program

Volunteer Jobs
Please view the parks volunteer job descriptions. Projects for each job description are not always available.

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Volunteers are welcomed at the City of Hot Springs Parks and Trails Department to assist with the implementation of our projects. Volunteers will be given training, assistance, and supervision to fulfill project tasks.

Fill out an online volunteer application

The Parks and Trails Department requires all volunteers to:
  • Be punctual.
  • Give advance notice for project planning, two weeks is preferred but at least seven days is required.
  • Comply with work safe practices as directed.
  • Dress appropriately according to the project. Due to fire ants and other hazards, we highly recommend not wearing sandals, open toe, or open heel shoes.
  • Provide supervision with groups of students less than 18 years of age. Please make sure adequate supervision is provided; we suggest one adult for every 10 students less than 18 years of age.
  • Keep accurate records of hours worked. A sign-in sheet will be provided for everyone to sign their name and hours worked. Please make sure that the sheet is completed and returned to the Parks and Trails Department.
  • Volunteers who complete 40 recorded hours of work per year are eligible for a t-shirt.
  • Volunteers who complete 80 recorded hours of work per year are eligible for a sweatshirt.
  • Volunteers who complete 120 recorded hours of work per year are eligible for a book to the value of $35.
  • Volunteer with the most recorded hours within one year, (November -October) will be awarded with a plaque for “volunteer of the year”.
  • Supervision and direction
  • Drinking water
  • Tools
  • Gloves