At Tower Grove Park, we are always on the lookout for new volunteers. As a potential member of Tower Grove Park's team, you will be contributing your talents and energies to improve the environment and quality of the Park, as well as the Park's services. The more goodwill our volunteers promote, the more our visitors will respect and appreciate the Park's facilities. Thank you for your interest and support of Tower Grove Park and we look forward to meeting with you.
Office / Administration: Filing, answering phones, making copies, helping with park related mailings, other clerical duties.
Host / Hostess: Generally at The Piper Palm House, distributing information and assisting Park visitors. Also may include Park related Special Events at The Piper Palm House or other Park venues.
Senior Services at the Stupp Center: Answering phone calls, helping with the set up and clean up of senior programs, assisting in the mailing process of the Stupp Center newsletter.
Horticulture: Assist the Park's staff with plant maintenance, i.e.-planting flowers, weeding and general upkeep.
Maintenance: Light maintenance work including Park beautification and litter patrol.
Equestrian: Our equestrian program is looking for volunteers with equestrian backgrounds to help with the general upkeep of the stable area.
Recreational Programs: Assist park staff with recreational programs at the Tennis Center and the sports fields.
Staff the Friends booth: We have a new booth which we need to staff during all the major events at the Park, such as the Compton Heights Band Concerts and all the festivals and races held in the Park. Shifts are only two hours, during which you will hand out information about the Friends and Tower Grove Park and answer questions.
Park Docent: Help promote the Park by learning its history and then conducting tours of the Park to various groups. Your time commitment may be only a few hours a year.
Tennis Center: Assist the Head Pro and Pro Shop attendants with Tennis Center and Tennis Court maintenance, i.e. cleaning the inside of the courts in preparation for play, sweeping and raking leaves, weeding, picking up sweet gum balls, etc. Set up and clean up for tennis social/events and assistance with tournaments, hard courts and grass courts.
General: There are volunteer opportunities at the Park that become available that may or may not fit into one of these categories. In these instances, we need Park volunteers who may be looking to volunteer in areas outside of their usual area.
Click here for a printable response form that you can mail, fax or email to the Park if you are interested in becoming a volunteer, or for more information, please contact Liz Hickox, Director of Community Programs, at 314-771-4465.