The Carousel House has many volunteer opportunities. Almost every one of our programs can accomodate a limited number of volunteers. To volunteer take a look at the many programs and special events we offer to find something that interests you.
We're now using SignUp.com (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Sign-ups.
Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address on SignUp.com, please contact us and we can sign you up manually. Give us a call at 215.685.0160 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your name put on the volunteer list. You will get a confirmation within a day or two.
All volunteers 14 years or older (including parents of participants) that are participating in activities/programs at a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation facility MUST turn in a copy of the following clearances to the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation facilities that they wish to volunteer prior to volunteering.
The Criminal Background Check and the Child Abuse Clearance can be completed online and are FREE of charge for volunteers.
The FBI clearance is only required for volunteers who have not lived in Pennsylvania for 10 consecutive years.
All volunteers MUST turn in the following Clearances at each facility they wish to volunteer:
1) Criminal Background Check (FREE for Volunteers)
2) Child Abuse Clearance (FREE for Volunteers)
Volunteers who have not lived in Pennsylvania for 10 Consecutive years MUST also turn in FBI Clearance
3) FBI clearance ($25.75)
If schools are closed or close early due to inclement weather all programming will be canceled.