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Building/Planning

Students may obtain class credit in the Planning Division, and sometimes students in related courses may obtain volunteer positions at the Building Division counter. For further information, please contact the Community Development Department at 541-917-7550.

Library

  • Shelver - returns fiction books from the reshelve area to the correct location in the Library collection.
  • Children's Room Housekeeping - set up craft tables, organize materials and supplies for children's crafts, help children create crafts, and craft area cleanup.
  • Adopt-a-Shelf - volunteer adopts a range in the library collection and maintains materials in shelf order, cleans book jackets, and dusts shelf.
  • Additional opportunities are available for materials processing, database upkeep, and other special projects.

For further information, visit our Volunteers page or contact LaRee Bates at 541-791-0112.

Parks & Recreation

  • Concert Series/Special Events volunteer
  • Parks cleanup
  • Maple Lawn Preschool
  • Field Trips/Transportation, etc.

For further information visit our Volunteer Opportunities page or contact Parks & Recreation at 541-917-7777.

Police Department

All volunteer positions require a background check.

Public Works

  • Call-A-Ride The City of Albany provides low-cost transporation for seniors and people with disabilities. If you would like to become a volunteer driver for this program, please call 541-917-7606.
  • River & Stream Clean up – Down by the Riverside  The City of Albany works with the non-profit group SOLV to host two community river and creek clean ups each year.  They are usually held in May and September. This is a great family, school, scout, or service organization activity.  For further information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 541-791-0087.
  • Storm Drain Marking Program can use volunteers to help install storm drain markers with the message “No Dumping, Drains to River”.  This is a great family, school, scout, or service organization activity.  For further information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 541-791-0087.
  • For further information, visit our Eco Rangers Upcoming Events page.