Parks and Natural Resources Volunteer Application Form

Please complete this registration form if you are an individual interested in becoming an ongoing Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department volunteer. Once you complete the form, click the "submit button" at the bottom.

Name and address

Please enter a local address. All information is kept confidential.

Emergency Contact

Email Preferences

We like to keep volunteers informed of important news, schedules, and volunteer opportunities by email, however we will not send you any email you prefer not to receive. Use the checkboxes below to select the kinds of email you would like to receive from us.


Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.

Demographic Information

This information gives us a better idea of the demographic make-up of our volunteers.

Language Preference(s)

Please list all languages in which you are fluent and if you have a language preference other than English. This allows us to try our best to accommodate your communication needs.


Why do you want to volunteer? What do you hope to gain from volunteering? What can you contribute? Do you have a due date for your volunteer hours?

Volunteer History

Briefly summarize your past and current volunteer experience, and any relevant work experience.


I understand that application to the program is no guarantee of acceptance and that I will receive no monetary benefits in return for the volunteer service I provide. At the time of orientation or first volunteer service you will be asked to sign a waiver, that can be found here:
By submitting this Volunteer Application, I attest that the information I have provided on the form is true and accurate.