Welcome, Prospective Volunteer!

Our goal is to expand volunteer involvement in ways that can increase public safety and promote civic pride.

The following application may be printed and returned to the Community Services Department, 130 S. Main Street, Lake Elsinore 92530

Volunteer Application

How do I apply as a volunteer?

Application materials are available for download and may be signed and returned to the Community Services Department

What type of volunteer opportunities are available?

  • Special Events
    • Event Support group encompasses most of the City's existing programs and events, a few of which are listed below:
      • Amazing Outlet Race 
      • Spring Jamboree
      • Pet Walk 
      • Just 4 Kids Fishing Derby
      • Trunk or Treat
      • Winterfest
  • City Office Support
    •  City Office Support includes volunteer activities for youth and adults, including office & clerical support, one-time and recurring outdoor projects, maintenance and special projects, interoffice mail delivery, and various skilled and semi-skilled assignments at City Hall or other City Departments.
  • Emergency Services Support
  • Leader In Training Program (L.I.T.)
    • Leader in Training program (L.I.T.) is an excellent opportunity for youth (ages 13 - 16) to get hands-on experience and responsibilities, while still under the supervision of our camp staff team. It allows youth to give back to their community and earn volunteer hours for school too.

Applications are due Tuesday, May 16, 2023.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.

 LIT Updated App 2023


Does the City require background screening for volunteer applicants?

Background screening requirements are disclosed on City volunteer application forms in accordance with the City's volunteer policy (PDF 281KB). The City requires background screening for many, but not all, volunteer positions. Background screening is a mandatory requirement for volunteer positions that involve working with minors, working with confidential information, or handling cash or financial records; see the volunteer policy for more information about background screening criteria.

What is the minimum age for a child or youth volunteer?

Youth and children of all ages are welcome when accompanied by their parents or legal guardian(s) at designated "family-friendly" volunteer events and activities. For all other volunteer programs with the exception of the L.I.T. Program, the minimum age for youth to participate is 14, provided an adult or legal guardian accompany their child during the event. Youth between the ages of 15-17 do not require an adult or guardian to be present.

Contact Information

CONTACT: Alejandra Hancock
PHONE:  (951) 674-3124 x 290


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