Special Events

Volunteers can assist with special events such as dances, fun runs, car shows, festivals, Movies in the Park, Pitch In For Parks, Touch-A-Truck, Special Olympics, and more.

How to Volunteer:

Sign up for a special event opportunity by selecting the registration number next to the events listed below. Sign up for one or several events. 

Special Event Opportunities

DateVolunteer ShiftsEventRegistration
May 20
4:00-40:00 PMCome help with the Family Dance at Frontier Park in Graham.  Decorate, create some ambiance that pairs up with our theme, and monitor the snack and refreshments. 
June 4
6:00 AM - 1:00 PMThe Foothills Dash - Foothills Trail in Orting. Help assist with the breakdown and set up of tables/chairs/canopies and various event-related equipment. Check participants in/direct participants on the course, encourage runners on the course, help at various road crossings to ensure participants can cross safely, distribute water/food, and take photos.18454
June 10
9:00 AM - 3:00 PMKidz Kraze at Chambers Creek Regional Park.  Volunteers will help run activities, games, parking, set-up, and clean-up.
18394 (parking)
June 24
8:30 AM - 1:30 PMPooch Paw-ty at Meridian Habitat Park in Puyallup. Volunteers will assist with set up, take down, the dog agility area, scavenger hunt, arts/crafts, and costume contest.
July 22
8:30-11:30 AMFast and the Furriest fun run with pets at Chambers Creek Regional Park in University Place. Volunteers will help with set up and take down, water stations, check-in table, and game area. During the race, volunteers will cheer for participants while passing out medals at the finish line. 
August 19
12:30-7:00 PMThe Family Campout event is a night sleeping under the stars at Chambers Creek Regional Park. Volunteers will be helping with the tent set up for participants, running games, and making popcorn and s'mores. 
May 13
8:30-11:30 AMJoin us for our first Superhero themed 5K fun run at Chambers Creek Regional Park! Volunteers will assist with check-in, water stations, and directing runners on the trail. Just like our runners, we encourage the volunteers to dress up in superhero gear as well. 
June 24
8:30-11:30 AMDonut Dash 5K is a fun run you'll definitely want to be a part especially since you'll get free Legendary Doughnuts for helping out! Volunteers will assist with check-in, crosswalks, water stations, and the donut stations
July 22
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
12:00-5:00 PM
We need volunteers at the Bark by the Bay event to help our furry friends and their humans have fun and stay safe. Help is needed with the doggy activities including an art station and treating hunting, monitoring the water stations, set up and take down, and much more! 
18410 (parking)
August 5
Sunday August 6
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
12:30-5:00 PM
Help make this annual Kite Festival the best one yet! Volunteers are needed to help customers assemble their kite kits, assist with parking/traffic control, help at the Pierce County information booth, and provide general event support throughout the event. Sign up for a full or half day.
18397 - 8/5
18395(8/5 parking)
18398 - 8/6
18396 (8/6 parking)


Kylee Ashley, Volunteer Coordinator
(253) 798-4103 | email