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Volunteering for Piedmont Park is easier than ever, donate your time and energy to Atlanta’s Premier Greenspace!

Piedmont Park is one of the most visited locations in metro Atlanta. The majority of the daily operations are managed by Piedmont Park Conservancy, a nonprofit organization working with the City of Atlanta in a nationally recognized example of a successful public/private partnership; however, we need your help to make this Park even better. Begin your commitment to stewardship and conservation by pledging to take individual actions toward greener living and help others do the same, become a green volunteer!

Volunteer Wisely By:
1. arriving by eco-friendly transportation to your volunteer project;
2. bringing your personal reusable water bottle;
3. bringing fruit as a snack to reduce pre-packaging waste;
4. looking at the Park map in advance in order to familiarize yourself with the Park and to arrive promptly for you volunteer shift.

Get more information on the following volunteer programs:
Clean & Green Team
Environmental Stewardship Docent
Green Market Brigade
Piedmont Park Ambassadors
Corporate, Nonprofit, Government, School, Other Group Opportunities
Register Today as a Piedmont Park Volunteer

For more information, contact the Piedmont Park Community Involvement Specialist, Kalia Edmonds, at volunteer@piedmontpark.org, or call 404.875.7275 x242.

Clean & Green Team

Volunteers gather in Piedmont Park.

Come make new friends and get some exercise in Piedmont Park while assisting with general maintenance projects and administrative assistance. This is a great individual, family, or group project for ages 13 and up. Volunteer opportunities are held Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Activities may include:

  • General Landscape Maintenance Projects such as spreading mulch or pine straw, weeding flower or garden beds, or other beautification tasks
  • Wetlands, creek and lake edge clean up
  • Maintenance of playgrounds, public facilities, and athletic areas
  • Dog Park Landscape Projects
  • Caring for trees, shrubs, & flowers throughout the park
  • Litter pickup and graffiti removal
  • Help in the office with mailings or other administrative tasks

Volunteers must be 13 years of age or older and accompanied by a parent/guardian. Unaccompanied minors must present a signed parent waiver upon arrival on their first day volunteering with us. The waiver is available upon request.

To arrange a group volunteer event or obtain more information, contact the Piedmont Park Community Involvement Specialist, Kalia Edmonds, at volunteer@piedmontpark.org, or call 404.875.7275 x242.

For more information, requirements, and individual registration*, search Hands on Atlanta for “Piedmont Park Conservancy Clean & Green”

*Court ordered individuals must seek approval from Volunteer Coordinator before registering

Environmental Stewardship Docent

Teach visitors of all ages about the environment through fun and interactive activities. You will be creating the environmental stewards of tomorrow! Activities include Workshops, Family Programs, Field Trips, Administrative Support and Park Tours. 

•  Year-round, Sunday thru Saturday

Volunteers are required to complete training and serve a minimum of 4 hours per month based on program needs.

Orientation sessions – schedules coming soon

For more information, contact the Piedmont Park Conservancy Manager of Education & Sustainability, Louise Harris, at lharris@piedmontpark.org, or call 404.875.7275 x326.

Green Market Brigade

Occurring Saturdays from mid March to mid December, The Green Market program is a partnership between Piedmont Park Conservancy and the City of Atlanta Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Bureau of Cultural Affairs that offers fresh, locally grown produce, farm fresh meats, artisan cheeses, snacks for everyone, live music, chef demos, kids programs and plain fun for all in a weekly open-air farmer's market. This program supports healthy lifestyles and encourages sustainable communities.

Volunteer shifts are every Saturday from 7am to 2pm. Volunteers must be 18 years of age and older, able to communicate effectively with the public, lift up to 20 lbs, and work outdoors in various weather conditions (Market is rain or shine). The Primary task is the set up and breakdown of the market. We also need volunteers to help set up for this event and then break it down once the market is over. This project will consist of carrying tables, chairs, umbrellas, tents, etc.  Helping Vendors unload their vehicles, general clean up and assistance with other programs that happen during the market such as: Green Market Chef Demonstration Assistant, Green Market Recycling Monitor, Green Market Survey Team, Green Market Taste of Green Market and Kids Tent Assistant.

•  Saturdays 7:00am - 2:00pm
•  be able to lift up to 20 lbs (required)
•  willing to work in all kinds of weather (ware appropriate attire)
•  able to follow direction
•  good communication skills
•  good organizational skills
•  clean Appearance
•  close toe shoes for safety and hygiene

Note to all Potential Volunteers: 
Please note that as a volunteer for the Piedmont Park Green Market you are representing the Piedmont Park Conservancy.  The PPC asks that you dress appropriately for the market based on weather conditions, wear comfortable shoes with closed toes for safety and hygiene. Be polite and kind to vendors and market customers. There is absolutely no smoking in the Green Market (zero tolerance) and Piedmont Park is a smoke free environment.

For more information, requirements, and registration, search Hands on Atlanta for “Piedmont Park Conservancy Green Market”.

Piedmont Park Ambassadors and Docents

Volunteer Ambassadors play a significant role in our community and contribute in many ways to the quality of life that we all enjoy. In partnering with Piedmont Park, you are helping in the positive development of our community and its safety. The hours are flexible Sunday thru Saturday and are designed to have a daily impact on the park. 

Park Ambassadors assist park visitors and program participants in various areas. Some duties include meeting and greeting park users, assisting park users and monitoring activity at Park amenities. Monitoring will be needed at the Piedmont Dog Park, the Piedmont Park Aquatics Center and the renovated playgrounds. Ambassadors will provide customer service in the Park and at events, support park safety and security by reporting areas in need of maintenance repairs and reporting any unlawful activity around or within the Park. Become the eyes and ears of Piedmont Park by observing Park patrons’ safety at amenities while enjoying the overall experience of interacting with the community!

Volunteers must be 18 years of age and older.

For more information, contact the Piedmont Park Community Involvement Specialist, Kalia Edmonds, at volunteer@piedmontpark.org, or call 404.875.7275 x242.

Corporate, Nonprofit, Government, School and Other Group Volunteer Opportunities

In addition to individual and family volunteers, the Park benefits greatly from the generosity of volunteer groups. These range from corporate groups to school groups and beyond. Your group can help make a difference at Piedmont Park as well and we encourage you to join us. For most activities we have all of the tools, gloves and supplies on hand, which makes it easier for you! These group activities can be planned for weekdays or Saturdays.

To arrange a group volunteer event or obtain more details, contact the Piedmont Park Community Involvement Specialist, Kalia Edmonds, at volunteer@piedmontpark.org, or call 404.875.7275 x242.

Registration and Information

Registering through Hands on Atlanta.
Visit the HOA site to view and register for any of our upcoming volunteer opportunities as well.

Questions: Please contact the Piedmont Park Community Involvement Specialist, Kalia Edmonds, at volunteer@piedmontpark.org, or call 404.875.7275 x242.

We would like to thank UPS for their commitment to volunteerism.

Keep in Touch

Piedmont Park Conservancy
P.O. Box 7795
Atlanta, GA 30357-0795
404.875.7275 (PARK)
404.875.0530 fax