Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to the city you love! Volunteers are needed to support various City departments and programs. Volunteering for the City can provide you an opportunity to get real life experience and learn more about Savage. Whether you are looking for one-time, on-going or project -based volunteer opportunities, Savage hopes you will consider contributing your time and talent.

Check out the wide array of volunteer opportunities for organizations and residents of all ages that are available with the City of Savage. If you are interested in volunteering, please call the contact person at their listed phone number. Those interested in volunteering for the following community service opportunities are asked to please complete a Community Service Application.

 

Adopt-A-Park or Adopt-A-Garden

Adopt-A-Park or Adopt-A-Garden

Take pride in your community  Contribute to the beauty of Savage by volunteering to Adopt-A-Park or Adopt-A-Garden. There are 20 parks throughout Savage, providing recreation, community space and beauty for residents and visitors in any season. To keep our parks and gardens enjoyable for all, we hope that you will…
Boards and Commissions

Boards and Commissions

The City of Savage has four boards/commissions which are comprised of residents and local businesses that provide an invaluable service to the City by making recommendations and acting as a sounding board for new initiatives. Commission members are volunteers appointed by the City Council following an application and interview process.…
Dan Patch Days

Dan Patch Days

This community celebration is coordinated entirely by volunteers. Anyone who is interested in working should call the Savage Chamber of Commerce at 952-894-8876. Volunteers receive a Dan Patch Days t-shirt and bottle of water when they check in for their shift.  
Eagle Scout Projects

Eagle Scout Projects

The City of Savage annually works with Eagle Scout candidates on projects necessary to achieve the most prestigious rank for a Scout. Past projects have included the following: Butterfly garden at Savage Community Park Chimney swift tower at Savage Community Park Historical farm marker at McCann Park History kiosk in…
Election Judges

Election Judges

Looking for a way to give back to your community?  Serve as an election judge. Election judges are needed for both the primary election on August 9, and the general election on November 8, 2016. Election judges greet and register voters, provide ballots, oversee ballot-counting machines and compile precinct voter…
Junior Instructor Volunteer Program

Junior Instructor Volunteer Program

This volunteer experience will provide the opportunity for 12-15 year old participants to gain leadership, communication and job skills. Junior Instructors will work side by side with out playground camp instructors on all camp duties. Duties include but are not limited to assisting with check-in/check-out of participants, craft set-up and…
NEW!  Volunteer Photographers Needed

NEW! Volunteer Photographers Needed

Capture the best of Savage! The City of Savage is looking for volunteer photographers to help photograph several city and community programs and events. Use your talent and passion to help document many different aspects of our community.  Position Description:Volunteer photographers donate their time and talent to capture images at…
Savage Cable Television

Savage Cable Television

Volunteers are an essential part of community media! Savage TV has benefitted from the amazing energy and talent provided by volunteer producers in the creation of so many unique programs like Dan Patch Days Parades; the Master Your Garden TV series; or school sports/theater/music productions, just to name a few.…
Thank you to our Volunteers

Thank you to our Volunteers

On April 4, 2106, the Savage City Council held the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony to thank more than 40 individuals, organizations and local businesses who shared their time and talents to help make Savage a great place to live, work and play. Those honored during the ceremony spent countless hours…
Volunteer in Police Service (VIPS)

Volunteer in Police Service (VIPS)

What is the VIPS program? After 911, the National Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) program was born out of a desire of people to serve their community. The VIPS program began in 2010 and now is an integral part of the Savage Police Department. VIPS provide support and resources for agencies by donating their time and skills.…