Plano Teen Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers in Plano (VIP) works with Plano Libraries, Recreation Centers and Special Events to coordinate a teen volunteer program. Due to a lengthy waiting list, it is recommended students apply early at age 12.

To start volunteering with the VIP Teen program, students should follow this link and click on the button at the top right of the page that says “Fill in an application." After applying, the student will receive an auto-response email confirmation and email updates with news and information until their name is selected for a permanent roster spot.

About the Teen Program

The VIP Teen program utilizes 400 active student volunteers for the below program:

•    Plano Public Libraries

•    Senior Center Tuesday Evening Dances

•    Special Events

•    Ushering for Plano Stages

•    Adapted Recreation

•    Summer Camps


NOTE: The programs below are not part of the above waiting list application process.

Fire Department

Explore a career in the Fire Department. This is for boys and girls ages 16-21 years old who may be interested in a career in the Fire Department.

Plano Explorer Program

Explore a career in the Police Department. The Plano Law Enforcement Explorer Program is always seeking new, qualified members.

Teen Court

Students age 14 and older with an interest in law can volunteer to be a juror or attorney for teen court.

Live Green in Plano

Students interested in environmental-related volunteering can attend a Live Green in Plano orientation to learn more about volunteering.

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