Volunteering

Jackson County Parks + Rec is pleased to be a partner in and a source for “FUNtastic”  volunteer events and projects. Volunteering in beautiful settings like Jackson County Parks means engaging your family and friends in creating a one of a kind experience.

Opportunities
We have volunteer opportunities for everyone, from Adopt-A-Programs to historic sites, recreation, special populations, golf course, lakes and more! And while you are creating all those wonderful, warm memories you leave the parks you care for just a little better than you found it. If you would love to get involved and have a passion for the outdoors then check out our Current Volunteer Opportunities (PDF) - you will be glad you did! 

We are currently recruiting volunteers for the following positions:

Historic Sites


  • Gift Shop Host
  • Herb Gardener
  • Living History Interpreters
  • Museum Interpreter
  • Office Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Translator

Kemper Outdoor Education Center


  • Gardener
  • Outdoor Education Assistant


Natural Resources


  • Adopt-A-Programs
  • Park Projects Assistant

Special Population Services


  • Activity Aide

Fred Arbanas Golf Course


  • Golf Course Marshall

Campgrounds


  • Campground Attendant

Volunteer Office


  • Office Assistant
More Information
All of the descriptions of each volunteer opportunity are located in the Current Volunteer Opportunities Guide (PDF). Email the Volunteer Office or call 816-503-4821 for more information.

Come out and support your Jackson County Parks!