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Are you interested in serving your community? The Town of Leland offers a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Please complete the Volunteer Interest Form below, then review the available opportunities to get started.

Sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter to stay up-to-date on new volunteer opportunities!

The Town of Leland hosts several fun and exciting events throughout the year in Town parks and facilities including the Leland Cultural Arts Center. Volunteers are used in many capacities including setup, parking, greeters, hands-on activities, and more.

The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department offers programs for all ages throughout the year. Volunteers may assist with regularly scheduled or special one-time workshops for youth through adults in a variety of program areas.

Help keep Leland beautiful! Volunteers are needed for scheduled cleanups of Leland’s parks and waterways. Learn more about stormwater outreach and events


Volunteer Policy


Event / ProgramDate & TimeEvent / Program DescriptionVolunteer Role

Little Learners

OngoingOur pre-K program, Little Learners, continues each week and is a great opportunity to practice your glue stick skills and stay young at heart.Program Volunteer

Contra & Swing Dance Nights

OngoingJoin us as we partner with the local Contra and Swing dance communities to host group social dances. Event Greeter

Art Around Town

Ongoing March - MayJoin staff and local artists in this Brunswick Arts Council grant-funded program as we take fun, free, and accessible art activities into the community.Program Volunteer

Earth Day Celebration

Sat., Apr. 20Celebrate the earth with us at our very first Earth Day celebration! Community organizations and partners will be providing engaging and educational activities.Event Greeter, Event Volunteer

Spring Artisan Market

Fri., May 3 & Sat., May 4Join us for our annual Spring Artisan Market as dozens of hand-selected artists sell their wares.Event Set-up, Event Greeter

Live at the Center: Game Show Night

Fri., May 17The LCAC presents Michael Mario, host of Game Show night! Event Greeter

Summer Market

Fri., July 19 & Sat., July 20Support staff for our Summer Market as dozens of hand-selected artists sell their wares.Event Set-up, Event Greeter


The Town of Leland relies heavily on community-minded citizens to get involved with their local government and serve on one of the Town’s Advisory Boards. Learn more about the Town's Boards and Committees and how you can get involved

Leland Fire/Rescue will begin its Volunteer Sponsorship Program in July 2022. We will serve as the sponsoring department for individuals desiring to go through the Fire Academy at Cape Fear Community College. Learn more about the Volunteer Sponsorship Program

You can also volunteer as part of Leland Fire/Rescue's Community Risk Reduction and Education Division (C.R.R.E.D.). Learn more about C.R.R.E.D. and sign up to volunteer.

We have volunteers who assist with the Are You Okay program and other community resource programs, as well as with former police investigators working our cold cases. We also have interns to assist with the updating and management of new record-keeping systems and protocols within our department. Learn more about how you can volunteer with the Leland Police Department.

The Town of Leland supports community engagement by helping facilitate the work of local and area nonprofit organizations through the Services Coordinating Council. A list of nonprofit organizations that serve Leland is below.

If your organization serves Leland and you'd like to add it to our list, please contact Communications Manager Jessica Jewell.