Thank you for your interest in helping the city in which you LIVE and PLAY. You are helping us to make Merriam “JUST RIGHT!”
Volunteers serve a vital role for our community. Service to others is a win-win for everyone.
The benefits of volunteering include:
Event opportunities include:
Duties and responsibilities are highly flexible and involve ensuring the safety and enjoyment of guests on event days.
Appointments to Merriam's Boards and Commissions are recommended by the mayor and confirmed by the council. Citizens appointed to these boards receive no monetary compensation and their services and interest in the development of our city is a valuable contribution to the continued progress of Merriam.
Interested in serving?
Boards and Commissions Application
Maintaining a park takes a team and is an ongoing task. Spend an hour or a an afternoon beautifying a city park. This is a perfect volunteer opportunity for the entire family teaching the value of giving back to the community.
Tasks include picking up trash and debris that has collected in landscape beds, along fence rows, in waterways / ditches.
The Parks and Recreation Department will provide safety vests and trash bags - you provide the labor.
Call 913-322-5550 or email to coordinate a clean-up.
Participating in these events is a great way to get involved and make a difference in keeping items out of landfills and help the environment!
Closed toe shoes and clothing that may get messy are required. Must be 18+ years of age able to lift 5 gallons of paint and be on your feet for both positions.
Call 913-322-5500 or email for more information.