Volunteer Opportunities

Programs & Services

Volunteers are essential to the City's ability to provide quality services to the community by participating in a variety of city programs and activities. The City of Mesquite regularly seeks volunteers to work in the  Animal Shelter, at the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Historic Mesquite, Keep Mesquite Beautiful, the Library,  and Senior Centers.  To learn what type of volunteer work is needed, contact the department for details.  Links are listed above.

For those opportunities, please complete an application by clicking on http://myimpactpage.com/. You will need to provide your social security number, driver's license or state-issued identification.

For volunteers who have completed the Mesquite Citizen's Police Academy or Citizen's Fire Academy courses, participation in expanded volunteer programming exists. Contact the departments at the links listed above for class start dates.

Boards & Commissions

Persons interested in serving on a board or commission, which meets on a regular basis, are required to complete a Personal Data Form and attend at least one meeting of the board or commission on which they wish to serve. For a complete list of boards and commissions, click here.

The chairperson of the board, or a city staff member, will acknowledge attendance on the Personal Data Form and forward the form to the City Secretary's Office, where it will be maintained on file and provided to the City Council as vacancies occur on the various boards or commissions.

Note: This attendance prerequisite applies only to boards and commissions that meet on a regular basis. An additional form  is required for service on the Historic Mesquite, Inc., Board of Directors (Historic Mesquite Addendumand the Keep Mesquite Beautiful, Inc., Board of Directors (Keep Mesquite Beautiful Addendum).

Court-Ordered Volunteer Hours

The City of Mesquite does not accept court-ordered community service hours. You may download a list of agencies in Mesquite that will accept court-ordered community service hours.

Special Events Volunteer Application 

If you are currently not registered as a volunteer and would like to participate as a volunteer for any of the City of Mesquite's Special Events, please click here to complete VOLUNTEER SPECIAL EVENTS FORM.