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The City of Auburn believes volunteers enhance the City's ability to maintain and improve the quality of life in the community. Auburn counts on its volunteers and upon their dedication to help provide those services that best meet the diverse needs of the community.

The City has a variety of volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering, you can complete the Volunteer Application online or at the Human Resources office at City Hall, 25 W Main ST or call 253-931-3077 and request a packet be mailed to you.

Examples of Volunteer Opportunities Include:


Emergency Preparedness

  • Volunteer Amateur Radio Operators
  • Disaster Response/Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Disaster Public Education
  • Emergency Preparedness Office Support


  • Ground Maintenance
  • Tree/Shrub Planting
  • Litter Collection

Police Department

  • Citizens on Patrol (COP)
  • Events
  • Blockwatch
  • Domestic Violence Support Team
  • Training
  • Projects
  • Public Relations


  • Youth Coach
  • Late Night Volunteer
  • Special Friends to Specialized Recreation

Senior Center

  • Office Volunteer
  • Data Entry
  • Greeter
  • Kitchen Volunteer
  • Meals on Wheels Volunteer
  • Special Events Assistant
  • Class Instructor
  • General Assistance
  • Respite Volunteer (Adult Daycare)
  • Volunteer Transportation Driver (referred to another agency)