News By Category: Volunteer Opportunities

As part of its commitment to delivering high-quality, responsive services and ensuring the community remains welcoming for all, the City of Golden Valley continually reviews its practices and considers ways to improve. One of the City Council’s 2020 strategic planning action steps was to make the hiring process for the Golden Valley Police Department (GVPD) more efficient and equitable. Read More

The Golden Valley Human Rights Commission (HRC) has named Gloria Peck and Ruth Paradise recipients of the 2019 Bill Hobbs Human Rights Award for their work in building an environment that promotes fair and equal treatment for everyone in Golden Valley. Both awards were presented at the Dec 17 City Council meeting. Read More

The City of Golden Valley is beginning a website redesign process and wants input from the community. Roll-out of the new site is set for Summer 2020. Read More

The Golden Valley Parks and Recreation Department’s Junior Playground Leader program is an opportunity to provide youth ages 14-15 with leadership experience and valuable work skills by working with recreation staff. Read More

The Golden Valley Human Services Commission (GVHSC) is looking for volunteers for the 25th annual Run The Valley April 13, 6:45-9:30 am. Read More

The City’s Adopt-A-Park program relies heavily on volunteers when it comes to keeping its parks clean and beautiful. In 2019, the department is hoping that a few dedicated individuals step up to adopt its last few remaining parks—like the group who has adopted Lions Park. Read More

The Golden Valley Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to help with the annual Supper With Santa event Dec 7, 6-7:15 pm. Read More

The annual Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival, sponsored by the Golden Valley Community Foundation (GVCF), is Sept 15, 9 am-10 pm, under the Golden Valley water tower (7800 Golden Valley Road). Read More

This year the Golden Valley Human Rights Commission (HRC) is expanding its annual Day of Service into a full Week of Service in an effort to increase participation in the Golden Valley community. Read More

Volunteers are needed to help City and Hennepin County staff plant trees and other vegetation along Winnetka Ave Oct 21 from approximately 9 am to noon. Light refreshments and a lunch will be served. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Hennepin County Forester Jen Kullgren at 612-596-1175. Read More