Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to get involved in your community?  The City of Scandia is always seeking volunteers throughout the year.  There are a variety of volunteer opportunities for residents looking to give back to their community.  Many activities and projects would not be a success without the help of our volunteers.

 

The City's volunteer opportunities include:

 

INITIATIVE

AREAS OF FOCUS
SKILLS REQUIRED

Painting and Staining

public buildings, sheltersKnowledge of paints, stains and application techniques, use of ladders

 

Park and Monument Entrances

maintenance and upkeepPlant identification, pull weeks, add mulch, use hand tools (shovel, hand saw, lopper)

 

City Hall Entrance/City Entrance Signs

seasonal flowers, decor, welcomingPlant identification, pull weeks, add mulch, use hand tools (shovel, hand saw, lopper)

 

Light Pole Arrangements

advertisements, flags, holidaysBalance, ability to climb a ladder, two persons required

 

City Hall/Lighted Ball Field

maintain surfaces in playground areasUse hand sprayers with salt, pull weeds, rake, shovel
Wind in the Pines

 

signs and general maintenance; better trail markers;

develop a species identification chart for the park

Knowledge of botany or biology, GIS and GPS, computer skills

 

Ball Fields

 

rodent control, redo green grass inhibitor plastic sections

 

Knowledge of ball field maintenance/turf maintenance

GPS Utility Marking

City-owned utilities

 

Knowledge of GPS data systems, and utilities to be mapped

 

Boat Launch Inspector for Invasive Species

Scandia area lakes

 

 

Flooding and Maintaining Ice Rink

 

Wojtowicz Skate Park

 

Experience using a Zamboni 

 

Scan Digital Records

 

City Office

 

Computer skills

 

If you are interested in volunteering with the City of Scandia, please e-mail Adam Hawkinson, Director of Public Works, at a.hawkinson@ci.scandia.mn.us.

City Hall, 14727 209th St. N. Scandia, MN 55073 Phone: 651-433-2274