The City of Plano welcomes organizations and corporate groups who want to participate in ongoing opportunities or one-time projects and events. See some of the categories for volunteer service below and contact us for more information at 972.941.7617.
Park / Creek Cleanups
The Sustainability and Environmental Education Division offers several programs throughout the year to eliminate litter. For more information, visit Litter Cleanups.
Oak Point Park or Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Cleanups
Looking for a project for your large group? If you will have more than 50 volunteers, the City of Plano can provide a Parks staff person to get you started. To register for a supervised Preserve Cleanup, email Corina Sadler or call 972.941.7617.
Animal Shelter Cleaning & Organizing
A maximum of 10 volunteers can be utilized at the Animal Shelter for cleanups. Groups will be scheduled during operation hours. For more information, email Corina Sadler or call 972.941.7617.
Plano Community Garden (PCG)
The PCG is a cooperative partnership between the City of Plano's Sustainability and Environmental Services Department, Junior League of Plano, and the Plano Community Gardeners. The garden provides more than 1,200 pounds of fresh produce annually to community food pantries, and presents hands-on educational opportunities for local schools, children's organizations, and organic gardeners. Volunteers need no previous experience. We work with small groups with up to 10 volunteers or larger groups of up to 25. For more details, see the Plano Community Garden page, emailErin Hoffer, or call 972.769.4228.
This program provides organizations the opportunity to beautify Plano. For more information, visit Adopt-a-Highway or contact Priscilla Velez at 972.769.4169.
If your group would like to conduct a drive at your place of business, please see our wish lists.
Love Where You Live - September 2017
The City of Plano’s Love Where You Live (LWYL) program utilizes volunteers to provide minor home maintenance and repair service with a key focus on safety issues in the home. Many of our residents who need assistance include elderly on fixed incomes, veterans, single moms, and families with children or adults with disabilities. Homes are available for adoption now. For more information, email Kala Krishnan, call 972.941.5397, or visit Love Where You Live.