City of Grand Prairie

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318 W. Main St.
Grand Prairie, Texas 75052


Website: ​gptx.org/volunteer

Category: Environmental Services
Contact: Marcela Perez
Phone: 972-237-8191
Email: mperez@gptx.org
Campus Proximity: Mountain View​
DART Availability: No
Vehicle Required: Yes
Special Requirements: All volunteers require an online volunteer application to begin serving.
Specific Opportunities: Animal Socializer at Animal Shelter; Book Buddies Reading Mentor; After-school Recreation Center Assistants; Special Event Support.
Potential Projects This Year: Explore the Outdoors: an annual event that is a partnership between our city’s Parks and Recreation Department and the local school​ district. Held at a park setting that offers students the opportunity to learn in a natural environment that includes a pond, community vegetable garden, butterfly and herb garden and a wooded area and trail. It is aimed to specifically educate low-income pre-K students. Volunteer assistance is needed with delivering educational presentations and overall event organization.

Description: Make a meaningful impact on your community by volunteering with the city of Grand Prairie! Each day, volunteers help the city create raving fans by providing world-class service. Whether your interest is in serving senior citizens, caring for animals, advancing literacy or promoting Grand Prairie as a premier place to live and play, there are endless opportunities to get involved. Contribute your valuable time and talents to help make Grand Prairie a great place to Live Life Grand!

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