New Volunteer Sign Up

Welcome new volunteers!

We are so excited you're here! You can complete your application to Serve Sugar Land online. A background check is required for all new applicants 18 years and older and will be sent to you by Sterling Volunteers, after your application has been submitted and received by the volunteer office.

Here's how to get started: 

  • Visit the volunteer website, search available opportunities from the City Departments menu on the left. 
  • Complete the application and the volunteer handbook orientation.
  • Choose your interests and skills as appropriate.

The application process is not automated and can take 3-5 business days to process and approve. You will receive an initial welcome email from our volunteer program and at that time, you will be able to log into the volunteer website and view any additional associated training. The ability to schedule yourself for any available opportunities will come, when you receive an official welcome letter with instruction on how to sign up for available opportunities. Please contact our Serve Sugar Land Volunteer Program, Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm, at 281-275-2343 or volunteer@sugarlandtx.gov if you have any questions.

Youth Volunteers (14 to 17 years old)

Parent/guardian approval will need to be verified before a new application is approved (minimum age to volunteer is 14 years old).

  • Download and fill out the parent/guardian approval form.
  • Fill out the online application form on the volunteer website and upload the form to your application. 
    • Additional Delivery methods:
      • Email to: volunteer@sugarlandtx.gov
      • Drop off at City Hall or mail to:
        City of Sugar Land Volunteer Office
        2700 Town Center Blvd N
        Sugar Land TX, 77479
  • Note: Youth Applications will not be approved unless the completed and signed parent/guardian form is in the volunteer account. *Please note that forms will not be accepted with typed or digital signatures.*
  • All volunteers must complete the volunteer handbook orientation, before an application can be approved.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Needed

There are 2 different days to volunteer! 

We are looking for 4 - 16-year-old and older volunteers to assist the Parks Department Maintenace Shop (2120 Austin Pkwy) with cleaning, organizing, and decluttering the shop.  Volunteers should be prepared for the day with water and lunch. You will be sorting through supplies, cleaning areas, and removing damaged equipment, etc. Must be able to work outdoors and lift 20lbs. Please dress appropriately for the weather and for working in the shop which could lead to getting dirty. 

Location: Parks Maintenance Shop, 2120 Austin Parkway

Date:  Tuesday, February 27, 2024, and Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Contact: Benechia Hoffman 

Note: This opportunity is available to volunteers 16 and up. Click here to sign up!

FB-Insta Post - 2024 - IAKF

International Arts & Kite Festival


Date: Saturday March 23, 2024

Location: Crown Festival Park, 18355 Southwest Frwy, Sugar Land, TX 77479 

Shifts:

8:30 am to 11:30 am (20 slots)

11:00 am - 2:00 pm (20 slots)

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (20 slots)

Assignments details:

- Assist with event set up and break down which could include such tasks as assembling tents, arranging seating areas, or organizing equipment.

- Tasks will be executed outdoors, please dress weather appropriate, with closed-toe shoes and no cropped or revealing clothing.

- Volunteers must be able to lift heavy items, stand for long periods of time, and walk long distances.

Note: You are able to sign up for multiple shifts.  This opportunity is available to volunteers 16 and up. Click here to sign up!