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We invite you to contribute your unique talents and energy toward providing a richer quality of life for your community. The Volunteer Program provides a broad source of expertise, talent, and people power for City programs, as well as an avenue for residents to participate in their local government.  


Provide recreation activities at the Free SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM sites.  If you are at least 14 years old, have 1 free day a week to have fun and interact with younger children from June 27 - Aug. 19. Contact Teresa Nishi, 425-430-6694 or for sites and times.

If you are passionate about fresh food, and local agriculture then join us every Tuesday, at the RENTON FARMERS MARKET.  Many opportunities and shifts available contact Carrie Olson,425-430-7214 or

If you like the outdoors, then become a TRAIL & PARK RANGER to provide information and direction to visitors, and act as "Good Will Ambassadors" for the City.  Contact 425-430-6600.

Volunteer Friday, July 22 - Sunday, July 24 at Renton River Days!  For more information email Sharon Murphy or call 425-265-4614.

RENTON DAY OF SERVICE on Sept. 10th from 9:00-11:30am.  Recruiting volunteer projects from non-profit organizations in the Greater Renton Area and recruiting volunteers to be placed at the projects.  Currently, we have opportunities to volunteer at City of Renton Parks, King County Parks, King Conservation District Nursery, and more. Contact Teresa Nishi, 425-430-6694 or

MORE OPPORTUNITIES that exist within the different departments of the City including the Renton History Museum, City Hall, Police, Fire & Emergency Services Departments, Solid Waste, Surface Water, Wastewater, and Water Utilities, Parks Division, Recreation Division.  For more information contact Teresa Nishi at 425-430-6694 or email  You can also download a volunteer application so we can contact you when there is an opportunity that matches your interests. 


Good government is not just the responsibility of city officials and employees.  Citizens and residents also play an important role. Numerous Renton citizens devote their energy, time, and expertise to serve as appointed members on Boards and Commissions or as volunteers on various advisory committees making Renton a better place for everyone. Contact the Mayor's Office at 425-430-6500 for an application to serve as a member of a Board, Commission, or Committee, apply online, download an Application for Boards/Commissions/Committees, or  Youth Application for Boards/Commissions/Committees.