Summit Metro Parks We're Your Back Yard


Volunteering at Summit Metro Parks is a satisfying way of giving back to your community while enjoying the beauty of the parks. There are many ways you can help care for your parks, from one-time, drop-in service days, to ongoing volunteer opportunities. We look forward to your support of our mission!

Centennial Tree Planting Opportunities

Opportunities for Individuals

Fall Celebration Volunteers Needed!
We are looking for volunteers to stuff bags of pumpkin decorating supplies to hand out at our upcoming Fall Celebration. If you can help, we would love for you to join us! Bring your friends, family or scout troops. Many shifts are available. Sign up here.

Location: F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (1828 Smith Road, Akron OH 44313)

Are you looking for a Drop-In Service Day to support your Metro Parks? Check back frequently as we will list drop-in opportunities here as they're available.

To join our Volunteer Registry to be contacted for future one-time, drop-in service days (including 2021 Centennial plantings), please email the  manager of volunteer programs at or call 330-865-8047.

Are you interested in ongoing volunteering at Summit Metro Parks by becoming a Registered Volunteer? Please email the  manager of volunteer programs at or call 330-865-8047 for current opportunities!

Opportunities for Groups & Organizations

Eagle Scout & Gold Award Projects