Getting involved as a volunteer in your community gives you the opportunity to help solve problems, make valuable connections, create an impact in the lives of others and help evolve the community in which you're a vital participant. The City of DeSoto has volunteer opportunities for everyone across several departments. From Keep DeSoto Beautiful initiatives to community events, where ever you'd like to lend a helping hand, there's room for everyone. Take a look at current volunteer opportunities in each department below. We look forward to seeing your smiling faces out in the community!
A Volunteer application and screening process must be completed prior to volunteering.
Click on opportunities below for specific volunteer criteria.
Serving on a Board or Commission is a great way to become involved in DeSoto. All Board and Commission appointments are made by members of the City Council through an interview process. Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities and how you can participate.
The Mayor’s Internship Program allows participants to explore a potential career in public service, develop their professional, social, civic, and leadership skills and gain hands on experience working on Mayoral initiatives. Stay tuned for more information on this program.
The DeSoto Parks and Recreation’s Volunteer Program provides opportunities to citizens to get involved in their community and support Parks and Rec mission. Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities and how you can participate.
The DeSoto Senior Activity Center, organized under the Parks and Recreation Department, provides a wide range of services for seniors in the DeSoto area. There are plenty of volunteer opportunities. Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities and how you can participate.
The DeSoto Public Library welcomes volunteers to help enrich our community and increase the library's capacity to provide essential services. Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities and how you can participate.
The DeSoto Teen Council provides a formal process that fosters a heightened awareness of municipal operations, educational opportunities, health and mental wellness experiences, life skills, and career readiness for teen residents. Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities and how you can participate.
The Adopt-a-Street Program is a joint effort between City government and residents to keep our right-of-ways and neighborhoods clean and beautiful. This program allows residents, businesses, clubs and organizations to express their pride and commitment to the community, while providing them with signage recognition for their time and efforts spent beautifying the City of DeSoto. Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities and how you can participate.
DeSoto City Hall is a great place to volunteer! There are opportunities for residents to get involved in activities that enhance our community. Stay tuned for more information on volunteer opportunities for city hall.