Volunteer Opportunities

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Join the team that makes all of NCC and programs possible


Now registering volunteers for the 2023 Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park on June 24! 

Special Events Volunteer Application (volgistics.com)


Volunteer service enriches our community. The rewards are many: helping others, sharing your skills, making new friends, expanding your interests, earning community service hours, and having fun. These opportunities are great for corporate teams and groups of all kinds. Below are additional volunteer opportunities available in New Castle County. Call 302-395-5632 for more information.

Carousel Park

Volunteer at Carousel Park!

  • Pony rides and parties
  • Schooling shows
  • Therapeutic riding program
  • Lesson Duty

Rockwood Park and Museum

Take a step back in time to the Victorian Era and become a Rockwood volunteer. There is something special for everyone at Rockwood:

  • Estate guide volunteer
  • Estate maintenance volunteer
  • Gardening volunteer

There are also plenty of opportunities for youth volunteers from age 14 and older.

Safety Town Summer Program

Safety Town is a week-long, fun program consisting of a miniature town with child-sized houses, crosswalks, and streets. Activities throughout the week teach children safety through songs, guest presentations, and role-playing. 

  • Hockessin Recreation Center
  • Glasgow Park
  • Whitehall Recreation Center

Farmers Market and Community Garden Program

Volunteer at one of our Farmers Market locations or with Community Garden Projects in New Castle County

Farmers Market Locations

  • Carousel Park
  • Glasgow Park
  • Bellevue Community Center

Simonds Gardens Community Garden

Hope Center

Homeless Service Provider Volunteer

  • Meal Service Help (Assist with Grab and Go Meals and Snack Table)
  • Assisting with Donation Sorting and Organizing
  • Fundraising

Senior Roll Call Life Line

A program offering daily reassurance for seniors and their families with computerized telephone calls.