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Volunteering with Fishers Parks is a meaningful experience that connects you with your community.

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From businesses to civic organizations, we can match your group with a volunteer project that makes an impact! Submit a Group Volunteer Application.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Fishers AgriPark All About Sheep Program

Thursday, September 17, 2020
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Fishers AgriPark

The Fishers AgriPark is holding an All About Sheep Program. The program will have a live sheep hair cut demonstration, sheep fact discussions, weaving, meat product identification and a sheep hand print craft. This event will be for 5 - 10 year old children, and will be capped at 25 kids.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Volunteers are needed to help with check in and the sheep craft. 

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Keep Fishers Beautiful

Parks Cleanup

Saturday, October 3, 2020
 9 – 12 p.m. | Fishers Parks

The volunteers ARE the participants for this event! Help us keep our parks beautiful by helping us pick up trash and other beautifying projects around the sites. Register to participate.

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Fishers AgriPark Service Days

Wednesday, September 30
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Thursday, October 1
2 - 5 PM
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Lend a hand at the new Fishers AgriPark by volunteering on the farm.

Fishers Farmers’ Market Volunteer

Saturdays, Now through September 26 | 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Nickel Plate District Amphitheater

volunteers at farmers marketsWe are excited to announce the return of the Fishers Farmers’ Market to the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater! Beginning Saturday, May 23, we will be back at the AMP with our vendors every week for safe shopping!

We are currently seeking volunteers and Market Muscle groups to help with the Market. Please know your health and safety are our primary concern. In addition to social distancing, volunteers will be provided with and required to wear face masks and gloves.

Here are things you should know before you volunteer:

  • We will be practicing and encouraging social distancing.
  • Booths will be spaced further apart around the AMP, shoppers will be spaced when waiting in lines, and overall capacity will be limited.
  • We ask that shoppers wear a mask while visiting the market.
  • Reusable bags will not be used. Vendors will bag items as they are sold.
  • Shoppers should not touch for-sale items unless they are purchasing those items.

Special Shopping Hours
We’re designating the time from 8 - 8:30 a.m. for those who are 65+, high-risk, or immunocompromised. If you are in any of these categories, please join us during this time. All are welcome between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - noon. Learn more about the market.

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Fishers AgriPark Volunteer Opportunities

Mondays: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wednesdays: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursdays: 2 - 7 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 - 1 p.m.

The Fishers AgriPark  is one of the nation’s largest urban farms and pays homage to Fishers’ agricultural roots, while inspiring future generations of farmers, scientists, agronomists, robotics engineers, chefs, and more. The 33-acre park opened to the public September 1, 2020.  

The AgriPark includes an urban farm growing fresh fruits and vegetables and producing eggs. A variety of volunteer opportunities are available to the public. We are currently seeking volunteers for the following AgriPark events: 

  1. AgriPark Greeters: Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 – 1, Thursdays from 5 – 7 pm and Saturdays from 9 – 1.  Our AgriPark Greeters will welcome visitors, answer questions and assist with tasks around the farm and programming barn.  Greeters must be outgoing and willing to interact with the public in a friendly, knowledgeable and kind manner.  Volunteers for this opportunities who are under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult with an active volunteer application on file.  
  2. AgriPark Wednesday and Thursday Helpers: Wednesdays anytime between 11 – 2 and Thursdays anytime between 2 – 5.  Our AgriPark Wednesday and Thursday Helpers will assist the Parks Team with a variety of tasks depending on the current needs of the AgriPark.  Duties can range from planting, harvesting, weeding to tending to livestock and more.

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Scouting Project

Are you an Eagle Scout or Girl Scout interested in completing a project with Fishers Parks? Please complete this form and a staff member will reach out to you.