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Come Explore the Possibilities!

Cleveland Metroparks has fun, educational and diverse opportunities for volunteers at various locations throughout the Park District and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo! Consider joining the hundreds of individuals that comprise the Cleveland Metroparks Volunteer Team! Opportunities are available for individuals (16 years and older for Park District and 18 years and older for the Zoo), community groups, student projects, scout groups, school groups and more!

Cleveland Metroparks is committed to offering strategies that involve citizens and ensure meaningful and effective engagement of our communities. This philosophy is supported by the mission of Cleveland Metroparks Volunteer Services which is to "promote community involvement through rewarding volunteer opportunities that support the needs and mission of Cleveland Metroparks."

Volunteer Application

Volunteers make a difference!  

  • 5,300 annual volunteers
  • 379,590 hours over three years
  • $3,407,200 value over three years

Volunteer Locations/Programs

A variety of volunteer opportunities are located throughout the Park District and at the Zoo. The following are sites and programs which offer volunteer opportunities:

For additional information, contact Volunteer Services at or 440-253-2145.


Cleveland Metroparks Volunteer Services
2277 West Ridgewood Drive
Parma, OH  44134

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