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Volunteer Opportunities

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On this page, you will find information about the volunteer opportunities at the City of Janesville. If you are interested in volunteering for any of these activities, please complete the Volunteer Interest Form. Visit the United Way Blackhawk Region's Get Connected website for information about current volunteer opportunities with the City and in the Janesville community.

Board, Commission or Committee

Serving on a City of Janesville commission, board, or committee is one of the most effective ways for citizens to influence City policies and activities. Volunteering provides an opportunity for citizen participation in the process of government.

For more information and to volunteer for a Board, Commission or Committee, please click here.

Clerk-Treasurer's Office

Volunteer as an Election Day pollworker.

For more information on volunteering as a pollworker, please click here.

Hedberg Public Library

Assist with shelf reading, materials delivery, data entry, mailings, bilingual event program volunteering, and working at the Library coffee shop, "The Ground Floor."

For more information and to volunteer with the Hedberg Public Library, please click here.

Parks Division

Volunteer to assist the Parks Division with maintaining the City's parks or join one of the Friends groups that assist the Parks Division. 

For more information on volunteering with one of the groups that support the Parks Division, please click here.

Police Department

Assist with Police Department activities.

Recreation Division

Volunteer at year-round special events and programs that serve youth, teens, adults and seniors. Assist with clean-up efforts at our indoor Recreation facilities and outdoors. Offer to teach a class for the Recreation Division based on your interests and skills. The Recreation Division can accommodate volunteer requests from individuals or groups.

For more information on Recreation Division volunteer opportunities, please click here.

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