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Volunteer Opportunities

colourful-volunteer-vectorAre you looking to get more involved in the community, accumulate volunteer hours or simply help out? There are a number of great opportunities available throughout the year for friendly and enthusiastic individuals and groups of all ages to volunteer their time and talents to the City of Cape Coral. The gift of your talent and time is appreciated!

Development Services:
   Code Enforcement | 239-574-0624                      

  • Answering phone and email inquiries, printing forms, data entry, greeting citizens, and providing assistance.
Financial Services:
   Financial Services | 239-574-0497                    

  • Help staff with various office work 
Fire Department:
   Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) |  (239) 574-0501        

  • Become more informed and better prepared to cope with a major disaster. CERT volunteers are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking an active role in emergency preparedness projects (8-week class).                                                                      
Parks and Recreation:
   Cape Coral Art Center | (239) 574-0802                      

  • Help staff with various art-related projects.
   Coral Oaks Golf Course | 239-573-3120                     
  • Serve as a golf cart attendant, ranger, driving range picker, etc.
   Lake Kennedy Center  | 239-573-3120                      
  • Assist with set-up and/or clean-up of dinner shows/special events; front desk & light clerical assistance; decorating for the holidays.
   Rotary Park Environmental Center | 239-573-3120                        
  • Assist with nature trail clean-up & other environmental-related projects
   Special Populations Center  | 239-573-3120                   
  • Help people with developmental disabilities engage in craft workshops, cooking classes, dances, bowling & other activities.
   Special Events Division  | 239-573-3123                     
  • Assist at City-wide special events (i.e. Coconut Festival, Bike Night) with registration, ticket sales, food service, merchandising, etc
   Tony Rotino Center | 239-573-3120                      
  • Act as an instructor teaching a special skill to seniors.
   Youth Center / Skate Park | 239-573-3120                      
  • Assist staff with planning & facilitating youth programs and activities.
   Police Volunteer Unit | 239-242-3346                       
  • Duties range from administrative tasks at Police Headquarters to checking vacant homes on behalf of residents who are on vacation to helping patrol the roads and waterways of Cape Coral.
Public Works:
   Adopt a Median  | 239-574-0811                       

  • Help keep Cape Coral beautiful by adopting all or part of a median or cul-de-sac.  This includes landscape installation and maintenance; supplies are not provided.
   Adopt a Road  | 239-574-0811                        
  • Take pride in your community and adopt a road!  All materials provided, including trash bags, gloves, and safety vests. Public Works will pick up and dispose of full bags of trash
   Canal Watch  | 239-574-0742                        
  • Each month, volunteers collect environmental data and water samples from their canal.  The samples and data are then brought to the City's water quality laboratory for analysis.                                                                                                             

Volunteer packets and mandatory fingerprinting forms may be accessed in the Human Resources section of the City's website by clicking here.