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Volunteer Services

212 N. Bonner Ave.
Tyler, Texas, 75702

Phone: (903) 531-1100
Fax: (903) 531-1248



YOUTH Applications (Ages 12-17) 

ADULT Application (Age 18+)*

* Effective November 5, 2018, ADULT applications will require a copy of a government issued photo identification to accompany the application.

Contact Us

Volunteer Tyler

Ph:   (903) 595-7243
Fax: (903) 531-1248

Physical Address
Tyler City Hall
212 N. Bonner Ave.
Tyler, TX 75701


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Volunteer Tyler encourages East Texans to participate in their local government.


    Our program offers opportunities for volunteers to use their talents, skills and knowledge to assist the many departments throughout the City of Tyler to make our community a better place to live, work and visit.

     Volunteer Tyler aids the City’s mission for full transparency in local government by providing citizens the opportunity to take part in departments’ daily activities and events. Volunteer efforts help the City’s staff to better respond to the needs of Tyler’s citizens and visitors, ensuring we are providing the most efficient and quality services to the entire community.

 Volunteer Tyler Newsletter
Volunteer Tyler Newsletter
1st Quarter 2019
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Volunteer Appreciation Week | April 7-13, 2019

   On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, Volunteer Tyler hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Day for those who have dedicated time to serving as City volunteers.  The City has more than 200 volunteers serving in 28 different departments throughout the City and in this past fiscal year volunteers gave 7,112 hours that totaled approximately $176,000 in labor contributions to the City. The celebration included a breakfast with the Mayor and City Council.  Mayor Heines issued a proclamation to acknowledge the City of Tyler's Volunteers and their significant contribution to the City.


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Benefits of Volunteering
  • Gain community service hours needed for school or clubs
  • Learn about municipal government and city departments
  • Network with other volunteers and city employees
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Gain work experience
  • Refresh job skills
  • Explore new career opportunities
  • Share your experience, talents and knowledge
  • Contribute to your community
  • Meet new friends and have fun
  • Volunteer Presenting

    Who Can Volunteer?

    Anyone age 12 years and up! Get Started Today. . . Becoming a City of Tyler Volunteer is easy.

    Click Application to learn how to apply and explore the current city openings. Download and complete the appropriate application then submit via fax at (903) 531-1248, mail or bring to Volunteer Services at Tyler City Hall.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Mailing address:

    P.O. Box 2039, Tyler, TX, 75710
    (903) 531-1100

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