High School Volunteer Passport

Wapato Lake Park Restoration Work Party

High School Volunteer Passport

Get to know Tacoma parks through volunteer service!

This is an opportunity for high school students to give back to our community while getting trained and prepared for your first job.

Get Started

To participate in the Metro Parks High School Volunteer Passport program follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the Volunteer Passport Sign up Form : Sign Up Online
  2. Browse the Metro Parks Volunteer page and register for upcoming volunteer events
  3. Check your email regularly for invitations to special volunteer events, trainings, job openings.
  4. Track service hours on your Volunteer Passport.
  5. After finishing your 24 hours of volunteer service, submit the Volunteer Passport Completion Form

Download a Passport

High School Volunteer Passport
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Program Benefits

Complete 24 hours of volunteer service with ANY Metro Parks Program and earn

  • Metro Parks Familiarization Pass
    A Familiarization Pass, grants free and discounted access to Metro Parks facilities and programs including:

    • Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
    • Boathouse Marina
    • Community Centers—STAR, People’s, Eastside, & Norpoint
    • Meadow Park Golf Course
    • Northwest Trek
    • Tacoma Nature Center
    • Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
      And more…
  • Spring job training and interview opportunities with Metro Parks Departments including aquatics, youth sports, and youth services.
  • Certificate of Completion for Volunteer Service awarded upon Passport completion to enhance your resume and college applications.