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Office Location:

Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

980-314-1000

Key Initiatives

ADA Compliance Info

Park and Recreation Volunteer Opportunities

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   Volunteer Survey

 

Please note: Criminal record checks are to be conducted on all applicants over the age of 16 before enrolling in our volunteer program. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 21 years old. Volunteers working in the Therapeutic Recreation Division must be at least 18 years old.

Volunteer Opportunities

  
  
6/7/2018SUMMER Native Plants Gardening

Every Thursday from June 7 through August 9 at Latta Plantation Nature Preserve – Help our garden grow! Join us on Thursdays to care for our native plants as they grow and bloom through the SUMMER! Please bring your hat, sunscreen and water bottle! Contact Anjoli.Reynolds@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov to sign up!

​Volunteers will help with maintenance of native plant gardens. Volunteers must be at least age 10; volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/adult over age 21.

Age Requirement: 12 and up, parent must accompany up to age 16

​Latta Nature Preserve

6211 Sample Road, Huntersville, 28078
Start Time: 1:30pm
End Time: 3:00pm
Category: Natural Resources
6/23/2018Saturday Project at Latta Nature Preserve

​Sign up as an individual or a group to help keep our Parks beautiful!

You must RSVP to VolunteerServices@MeckNC.gov or by calling 980-314-1046 . We need to know the number of volunteers you are bringing and the breakdown between Adults and Youths, if applicable.

Please be aware that all of these projects involve outdoor manual labor, and may involve negotiating rough terrain.

​All of the projects are park maintenance and beautification projects, which may include mulching, weeding, pruning and clean-ups.

All you need to bring are a pair of gloves, a water bottle and LOTS OF ENERGY!!

Age Requirement: 12 and up, parent must accompany up to age 16

​Latta Nature Preserve

6211 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078
Start Time: 9:00am
End Time: 12:00 noon
Category: Park Projects
6/30/2018Saturday Project at Blythe Landing Park
Sign up as an individual or a group to help keep our Parks beautiful!

You must RSVP to VolunteerServices@MeckNC.gov or by calling 980-314-1046 . We need to know the number of volunteers you are bringing and the breakdown between Adults and Youths, if applicable.

Please be aware that all of these projects involve outdoor manual labor, and may involve negotiating rough terrain.

All of the projects are park maintenance and beautification projects, which may include mulching, weeding, pruning and clean-ups.

All you need to bring are a pair of gloves, a water bottle and LOTS OF ENERGY!!

Age Requirement: 12 and up, parent must accompany up to age 16

​Blythe Landing Park on Lake Norman

15901 NC Highway 73, Huntersville, 28078  
Start Time: 9:00am
End Time: 12:00 noon
Category: Park Projects
9/3/2018Fall Soccer COACHES

​Program introduces the fundamentals of Soccer and provides youth with an opportunity for building sportsmanship while engaging in healthy competition.

Qualifications: 18 and over. Works great with kids, must have knowledge of the sport or willingness to learn. Background screening required.

Must be available to meet once or twice a week for practice and on Saturdays for games.

To check out where our centers are located go to www.parkandrec.com.                   

IMPORTANT: Registration for Fall sports ends on July 31– YOU MUST HAVE YOUR APPLICATION AND BACKGROUND CHECK APPROVAL COMPLETED NO LATER THAN July 15!

​Coach will provide leadership and guidance, physical training, and instruction in the fundamentals of track and field for team players.

Park & Recreation provides: Coach training and National Association of Youth Sports (NAYS) certification for head coaches; additional in-house training for ALL coaches and assistant coaches; coach shirts and any additional equipment needed.  

Please contact VolunteerServices@MeckNC.gov for more information!

If you already know which sport, center, and/or age group you want to Coach – or if you have already contacted staff at your preferred Center – please make sure to list this information on your application.

Age Requirement: 18 and up

​Various Recreation Centers

Check www.parkandrec.com for locations
Start Time: Schedule varies by Center
End Time:
Category: Youth Sports
9/3/2018Flag Football COACHES
Program introduces the fundamentals of Flag Football, and provides youth with an opportunity for building sportsmanship while engaging in healthy competition.

Qualifications: 18 and over. Works great with kids, must have knowledge of the sport or willingness to learn. Background screening required.

Must be available to meet once or twice a week for practice and on Saturdays for games.

To check out where our centers are located go to www.parkandrec.com.                   

IMPORTANT: Registration for Fall sports ends on July 31 – YOU MUST HAVE YOUR APPLICATION AND BACKGROUND CHECK APPROVAL COMPLETED NO LATER THAN July 15!

​Coach will provide leadership and guidance, physical training, and instruction in the fundamentals of flag football for team players.

Park & Recreation provides: Coach training and National Association of Youth Sports (NAYS) certification for head coaches; additional in-house training for ALL coaches and assistant coaches; coach shirts and any additional equipment needed.  

*If you already know which sport, center, and/or age group you want to Coach – or if you have already contacted staff at your preferred Center – please make sure to list this information on your application.

Please contact VolunteerServices@MeckNC.gov for more information!

Age Requirement: 18 and up

​Various Recreation Centers

Check www.parkandrec.com for locations
Start Time: Schedule varies by Center
End Time:
Category: Youth Sports


Address

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

980-314-1000

Key Initiatives

ADA Compliance Info