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Volunteer with Bloomington Parks and Recreation

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Whether it's helping kids at a special event or getting involved in environmental projects, volunteers are important. Volunteering as a student can build support for your resume or scholarship applications, and volunteering within a group or business emphasizes the importance and value of community to your customers. For more information on how you, your group or your business can become a volunteer, contact Community Relations Manager Julie Ramey at

All ages are encouraged to volunteer: Girl or Boy Scouts, Youth Extension Groups, church groups, etc. Days and times vary depending on program needs.

One person or 60 - we have volunteer opportunities for groups of every size.

Eagle Scout and Girl Scout Project Proposal

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department! Our natural areas and greenspaces have benefited from many Eagle Scout projects over the years, and we look forward to learning more about your proposed project and how it might benefit our community. Click here to provide some information about yourself, your proposed project, and your reasons for choosing Bloomington Parks as your project beneficiary.

Volunteer BRAVO Recognition

The BRAVO Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of departmental volunteers who generously give their time and energy to support our programs and activities benefiting the Bloomington community. Click here to see an archive of past BRAVO Award recipients.

Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities Available


Click Here (PDF 35.06 MB) for a Complete List of Advertising and Sponsorship Opportunities:

Current opportunities:

Parks Partner Sponsor Recognition

The Parks Partner Award is presented at the completion of a program season to an individual or business that has contributed to the enhancement of our Department and to the community. Click here to see an archive of past Parks Partner Award recipients.