Coach a Youth Sport

The success of our youth sports programs depends upon more than 700 volunteer coaches. Apply to volunteer.

Flint Hills Discovery Center

Volunteers are the key to success at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Be part of this incredible team as an exhibit interpreter, greeter and Discovery Center support. Training is held prior to each exhibit opening. Complete a volunteer application.


The Manhattan Parks Division welcomes volunteers as an integral part of our team in keeping our parks and community beautiful! Our volunteers help out with many tasks such as debris/trash removal, leaf cleanup, special events, trail work, painting and much more; all of which improve the quality of the parks system and the quality of life provided to our patrons. To volunteer, simply fill out the volunteer application form and a staff member will reach out to you about how you can make a difference!

Sunset Zoo Corps

Volunteers, 18 and older, care about Sunset Zoo and want to help in the community. Promote the Zoo with your passion, help with special events and engage in lifelong learning. Training is offered twice annually, in the fall and winter. Complete a volunteer application.

T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter

Volunteer applications are accepted year-round. Contact the Animal Shelter for more information.