The City of Duarte offers multiple opportunities to volunteer. To be eligible to volunteer with the City you must complete a Volunteer Application and turn into City Hall or a designated volunteer supervisor. If you are under the age of 18, you must complete the Volunteer Application for Minors, with Parental Consent sections completed.

For more information regarding the policies and programs related to being a volunteer, please read the Volunteer Handbook.  Depending upon the type of volunteer assignment you undertake, the procedures may include fingerprinting and background checks, DMV record review and liability waivers, among others. We will make you aware of any such requirements at the time of your initial interview.

Some of the departments and programs where volunteers are needed are:

Parks & Recreation Department

AmeriCorps VIP Fellowship

Youth @ Work Volunteer Student Internship

Mayor's Youth Council (Contact the Parks & Recreation Department for more information)

Public Safety Department

Duarte Area Resource Team (DART)

Cardinals Helping Youth Live Life (CHYLL)


Volunteers are also accepted in areas such as the Senior Center, Fitness Center, Teen Center, Public Safety, Youth Sports, and Special Events, on an as needed basis.