Volunteer

Assisting with programs. 

Counselor in Training (CIT)

Teens ages 14-18 have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, earn service hours and gain experience in outdoor education while interacting with campers ages 3-15.  Recruitment is January-March.  Summer; Various park

Program Assistant—Canal Experience

Assist in the operation of a 60 passenger mule-drawn canal boat as it passes through the state’s last operating canal lock. Help with special family programs or learn a heritage trade when you volunteer to go back to life in 1876. May through October; Providence

Program Assistant—Manor House

Volunteers assist with programs that take place in the Manor House including Holidays in the Manor House, which requires hundreds of volunteers each year, concerts, and a variety of other events.  Year round; Wildwood

Program Assistant—Johlin Cabin

If you are interested in Ohio history and homesteading in the 1860s in the Great Black Swamp, then helping out at Johlin Cabin might just be the place for you. Assist with educational programs, or join Johlin Cabin’s Sewing Circle to help maintain and expand Metroparks collection of historic apparel. Spring to Fall; Pearson

Program Assistant—Outdoor Skills Volunteer 

Assist Outdoor Skills staff during fun outdoor adventure programs.  Whether you like archery, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, or snowshoeing, Metroparks has a volunteer opportunity for you!  Year round; Various parks

Program Assistant—Special Event Volunteer

Each year numerous volunteers are needed for a variety of Special Event opportunities throughout the Park district.  Year round; Various parks