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Become a Moncus Park Volunteer!

Interested in becoming a Moncus Park volunteer? Whether you would like to be out in the Park, provide event support, or assist with weekly programming, there are a variety of ways to lend a hand at Moncus Park.

Volunteers are crucial to maintaining and improving the health of Moncus Park. Each year Moncus Park sees nearly 1,000 volunteers work hard to keep our landscapes thriving. With nearly 100 acres to take care of, there’s a lot to do! Together we can continue to properly care for this Park, which means so much to so many.

To become a Moncus Park volunteer, begin by completing a volunteer registration form below.

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AVAILABLE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

Volunteers are needed on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to assist with the following tasks:

  • Daily Park Maintenance
  • Weekly Food Truck Friday Assistance
  • Monthly Iris Bed Maintenance
  • Dog Park Ambassador

Activities include, but are not limited to:

Spreading mulch
Weeding flower beds
Event set-up and clean up
Sanitation
Guest Services
Picking up litter

Sign up below!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

EVENT SUPPORT

Volunteer at Party in the Park! Taking place Sunday, May 22, 2022 from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

Interested in lending a hand at Moncus Park? We’d love your help! Click the link above to register.

Moncus Park counts on volunteer support at its events throughout the year. Major events require many hands to achieve success! To pull off each of these events, Moncus Park counts on volunteers to help with preparation, event check-in, and post-event clean up.

Daily Park Maintenance

Volunteers are needed to keep the Park looking clean and beautiful. These are just a few of the activities volunteers perform in the Park:

  • Weeding and mulching plant beds
  • Planting and watering trees
  • Removing invasive plants
  • Taking out trash
  • Litter Abatement
  • Planting new landscapes

Weekly Food Truck Fridays

Volunteers are needed each Friday during our Food Truck Friday series under the Market Oaks. Below is a list of activities volunteers may be asked to perform:

  • Event set-up (signage, tables, trash bins, etc.)
  • Event sanitation
  • Event cleanup (litter abatement, take down, etc.)

Monthly Iris Bed Maintenance

Iris beds are a huge addition to the Park’s native and natural beauty. In order to keep these alive and well, all iris beds must be mulched periodically through the year! This opportunity includes but is not limited to the following tasks: 

  • Leaning over
  • Picking up medium sized objects
  • Spreading mulch

Dog Park Ambassador Program

Dog Park Ambassadors help Moncus Park and the Acadiana community of dog lovers keep Best Friends Bark Park a happy, healthy, and safe space for dogs and their owners to relax and enjoy. This valuable opportunity includes: 

  • Welcoming and greeting users of the Dog Park
  • Monitoring Dog Park guests and their furry companions
  • Facilitating a fun and enjoyable environment in the Dog Park
  • Educating, informing, and advocating for Best Friends Bark Park

COMING SOON: Adopt A Bed

Adopt A Bed is an opportunity for friends and service organizations to help maintain and beautify various garden beds in the Park. We are home to thousands of plant species and need all the help we can get to help our landscapes thrive! Volunteers are expected to come out weekly to weed, replenish, and care for their dedicated garden bed. Park adopters can be groups of individuals, neighborhood associations, community organizations, school clubs, or local businesses. If this is something you may be interested in, please fill out the form below!

For other volunteer opportunities please contact our Community Engagement Director at info@moncuspark.org.

PARTNERSHIP OPPORUNITIES:

Through corporate and community partnerships, Moncus Park is able to nurture and facilitate positive experiences for the community by providing quality facilities, services, and programs.

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT

Corporate engagement can be defined as workplace-based partnerships where employers provide support or encouragement to facilitate volunteering efforts or other involvement opportunities with local organizations.

IN-KIND GIVING

In-kind giving is the donation of tangible goods or services, such as park equipment, supplies, and/or professional expertise. Goods may also be intangible, such as advertising, patents, royalties, and copyrights.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING

Community Programming is an excellent way to reinforce the interconnection between community members. Programming at Moncus Park will be geared towards diverse audiences of all ages and will focus on health and wellness, arts and culture, and environmental education.

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