Volunteer

Make a Difference - Volunteer!
Thank you for considering working as a volunteer! The City is excited to offer a variety of volunteer opportunities to support our dynamic West St. Paul community. Are you looking for a 1 day event? How about a long term opportunity? Do you want to work outside? Maybe you have excellent organizational skills? We may just have the right fit for you!

Why Volunteer?
When you volunteer, your efforts strengthen the local services available to members of the community. Volunteering raises awareness of important social needs, connects communities and builds friendships. Change your life and those around you -- volunteer!
  • Develop new skills
  • Enhance your resume
  • Feel good about giving back to the community
  • Share your talents
Volunteer Benefits:
  • Enriches city programs and services through volunteer involvement and participation
  • Facilitates active partnerships between city staff and community members
  • Helps citizens become more familiar with city programs, services and issues
  • Provides unique opportunities for local residents to contribute to city government
  1. General Opportunities
  2. Group Opportunities
  3. Community Opportunities

Adopt a Bus Shelter, Hydrant, Park or Street


  • Hydrant (keep snow cleared during the winter months)
  • Bus shelter (clean up litter and debris, weed seasonally)
  • Park (pick up trash and debris April - November)
  • Street (pick up trash and debris April - November)

City Events


  • Royalty Ball
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Open House
  • COPS in the Park
  • Halloween Event
  • Santa Shop
  • Shred Events
  • Other events as they are scheduled

Code Enforcement


  • Assist staff with re-inspections of properties that have been cited as having code violations

One-Time Outdoors Opportunities


  • If you or your group is in need of a one-time outdoors opportunity please contact derickson@wspmn.gov

To apply for any of these General Opportunities listed, please complete the Volunteer Application.


To learn more about West St. Paul volunteer opportunities or to share your ideas contact Diane Erickson, Volunteer Engagement Manager, at derickson@wspmn.gov, or 651-208-4840