It takes the dedication of volunteer groups and individuals to help maintain our award-winning parks system. The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is always looking for volunteers for various programs, events and facilities, including youth sports, senior programs, Springfield Botanical Gardens, Miracle League, SPARC, Dickerson Park Zoo and more. If you have an interest in volunteering, download our volunteer form, complete, and email it to the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, or mail to 1923 N. Weller Ave., Springfield, MO, 65803. Or for more information, call us at 417-864-1049.

Volunteer at the Springfield Botanical Gardens

Volunteers have been instrumental in helping the gardens grow in many ways. From gardening to guiding, office work to community involvement, volunteers have contributed their time and talent generously in service to the Gardens. Become a Springfield Botanical Gardens Volunteer and learn new gardening skills, form friendships with like-minded plant and garden enthusiasts, and give energy in support of programs that make the gardens a better community resource for all of us to enjoy! Complete the volunteer form and submit. For more information, call us at 417-891-1515.

Volunteer at the Miracle League
Volunteer buddies are needed in spring and fall at the Betty and Bobby Allison Miracle League Ball Field, where children and adults with disabilities experience the joy of playing ball. Each player is paired with an on-field buddy, who may assist in hitting, running bases, catching or just cheering on! For more information, call us at 417-837-5808.

Volunteer with SPARC

SPARC is a partnership between the Springfield-Greene County Park Board and Springfield Public Schools. SPARC offers a variety of volunteer opportunities working with students at our Before and After School programs along with our SPARC Sports Leagues. SPARC offers soccer, volleyball, and basketball leagues throughout the school year and are always looking for knowledgeable, passionate volunteers to coach our youth sports teams. There are a variety of opportunities as SPARC has programs working with a number of SPS schools. Contact the SPARC office at 417-837-5737 for more information and to sign up today!​