To honor the Memorial Day holiday, City of Kettering administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 30. For emergency assistance, call 9-1-1.  For non-emergency police assistance, call 937-296-2555.  Thank you.

Volunteer Opportunities

The City of Kettering Volunteer program strives to provide volunteers with a positive experience that will promote creativity, expand knowledge, and utilize skills and talents.

Potential volunteer opportunities:

Special Event volunteers are needed throughout the year to assist our Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Dept. with family and children activities.These events take place on weekends or in the evening. Since different events are throughout the year, volunteers are able to coordinate with their schedule. Please visit our sign-up page for current opportunities:
Summer Camp volunteers are needed to help with various camps at Rosewood Arts Centre and Habitat Environmental Center. Camps run June-August and volunteers will be working with children. Please visit our sign-up page for current opportunities:
Fraze volunteers are needed to greet patrons who are coming to enjoy an event. This position is available June through September in accordance with the Fraze Pavilion schedule. Volunteers are asked to work eight shows throughout the season which work with their availability. For some shows, ushers could receive a ticket to stay and enjoy the evening as a patron.
Contact the Volunteer Office at 937-296-2433 for additional information on these opportunities.
If you don’t see an opportunity that interests you, you may still complete a volunteer application. Just specify your interests and we will contact you when an opportunity is available.
Select this link to complete an application
Eligibility requirements for volunteering:
Volunteers need to be at least 14 years of age. We sometimes allow younger youth groups to assist with special projects providing an adult accompanies the group. Our volunteers include those with professional and technical work experience as well as people who don’t live in Kettering. Some opportunities require volunteers to be at least 18 years of age. Volunteers 18 years of age and older will be subject to a background check.
Volunteers assisting in a tree planting
Volunteers assisting in a tree planting
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