Volunteer Opportunities

Check out the wide array of volunteer opportunities that are available to you!

  • Adopt a Park (PDF)
  • Adopt a Wetland (PDF)
  • Advisory Commissions - Serve on the city's Economic Development, Environmental Management, Parks and Recreation, or Planning commissions. Application (PDF). 651-730-2704
  • Buckthorn Removal - Email or 651-501-5302
  • Community Thread
  • Election Judge - Interested in being an integral part of the election process? Consider working as an election judge. Judges are paid by the hour, different shifts are available, and training is provided. Please call 651-430-6175 for more information.
  • Family Fun Flatables - Help with this very fun event held each September at Walton Park. Email or 651-747-3866.
  • Just Serve - Source for finding volunteer opportunities in the metro area.
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Outdoor Amphitheater - Do you have a hobby or interest you love - and love to talk about? Share your interest at Oakdale's Outdoor Speaker Series. Email or 651-747-3872.
  • Park Clean-up - Held in the spring. We provide the trash bags, you select the park! Each volunteer receives a complimentary gift. Email or 651-747-3866.
  • Planting Projects - Plant trees, shrubs, flowers, and more in city parks and on public properties. Email or 651-501-5302.
  • Store to Door - Prepare lists or shop for groceries for homebound persons.
  • Summerfest Parade - Email or 651-747-3866
  • Summerfest - This summer community celebration is coordinated entirely by volunteers. Email or 651-730-2744.
  • Tanner's Lake Clean-up - Email or 651-730-2723
  • Veteran's Memorial Committee - Email or 651-731-1676
  • Washington County - Learn about advisory committee opportunities.

Volunteer of the Year Nominations

We all know volunteers who live or work in Oakdale. The accomplishments of volunteers are vast and show how the efforts of one can affect many. The Oakdale City Council recognizes volunteers to let them know the community appreciates their contributions. To nominate a volunteer, please call 651-730-2704 or email.