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Engaging Employees

The City of Flagstaff encourages employees to become involved in the community, lending their voluntary support to programs that positively impact the quality of life in Flagstaff. For more detailed information, please view the Volunteerism Policy

Earned Time Off

Employees who volunteer their time at City Sponsored Volunteer Events can receive earned time off. To receive credit for volunteer hours, an employee must record their information for a City Sponsored Volunteer Event using this Volunteer Tracking Form.

Volunteer Opportunities


Adopt-A Program | Continuous

Streets, Trails, and Streams

  • Keep Flagstaff Beautiful by helping keep our streets, trails, and streams litter and invasive plant species free!
  • Adopt an available section of FUTS/Ave or Stream by visiting the interactive FUTS/Ave Map or Stream Map.
  • Contact Steven Thompson (steven.thompso@flagstaffaz.gov) to complete required forms and reserve needed supplies.

One-Time Litter Clean-Up| Continuous

Streets, Trails, and Streams

  • Keep Flagstaff Beautiful by helping keep our streets, trails, and streams litter free!
  • Organize a group to conduct a one-time clean-up at a location of your choosing.
  • Contact Steven Thompson for supplies.

Parks Invasive Weed Pulls | Continuous

Various Park Grounds 

  • Assist removing invasive weeds from larger undeveloped spaces of park grounds. 
  • Please contact Gino Leoni if you would like to volunteer for this opportunity, gleoni@flagstaffaz.gov 


Community Garden Volunteer Day | September 16th (9:00 am- 12:00pm) 

Hal Jensen Community Garden (2403 N Izabel St.)  

Ruby Earth Gardens Tours and Volunteer Work Part| September 11th & September 16th (10:00 am- 12:00pm) 

Urban Farm Incubator - 419 N Mogollon St. 

  • Discover different soil management techniques, the Urban Farm Incubator, and sample potatoes grown on the farm!
  • Bring sturdy shoes, gloves, sun protection, water, and snacks. Visit the Sign Up Page to register in advance!
  • Contact Natalie Pierson if you are interested in this opportunity, natalie.pierson@flagstaffaz.gov 

Make A Difference Day| October 28th (10:00am-2:00pm)

Location TBD

  • Make a positive difference in your community!
  • Projects are still be considered for this event. In past years MADD events have consisted of stream bank stabilization, flood debris removal, and litter clean-ups.
  • Contact Steven Thompson if you are interested in this opportunity, steven.thompso@flagstaffaz.gov

Interested in having a volunteer?  Please view the process and volunteer form.  Please reach out to Lisa Keita at 213-2095 with any questions.