Volunteer Sign Up 

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with the City of Mendota Heights!  The City of Mendota Heights Volunteer Program aims to provide opportunities for volunteers to support a variety of city initiatives and to create opportunities for connection between neighbors and service in the community. 


There are a lot of ways to get involved with the City of Mendota Heights Volunteer Program! 

One-Time Volunteers

The city hosts group volunteer opportunities throughout the year which folks can sign up for. If you are interested in participating in an upcoming volunteer event, please complete the Volunteer Sign-in Form (LINK). This form helps us to track volunteers, hours of service, and to sign the liability waiver for participating in the program. 

Ongoing Volunteers

Signing up to be an ongoing volunteer through the city's volunteer program is a great way to connect with neighbors and to contribute service to community. If you are interested in becoming an ongoing volunteer or in leading a group of volunteers in projects throughout the city, please complete the Ongoing Volunteer Sign Up Form (LINK). If you are a current group leader interested in volunteering in the city, please contact the city's Volunteer Coordinator or call the city at 651-452-1850. 

Under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minn. Stat. § 13.548), your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail are private data. You may choose not to provide some or all of this private data, this information will only be used by city staff for the purposes of coordinating and tracking volunteer opportunities.

One-Time Volunteer Sign In Form

  1. Contact Information
  2. Emergency Contact
  3. Volunteer Information
  4. Would you like to receive email notifications about volunteer opportunities?
  5. Would you like to receive Friday News updates with timely information about happenings in Mendota Heights?
  6. Volunteer Waiver

    I understand and acknowledge that participation in any Activity is voluntary. I acknowledge that participation in the Activity has certain risks that cannot be eliminated regardless of the care taken to avoid injuries. Such risks may include, but are not limited to, minor injuries such as bruises and sprains; major injuries such as joint or back injuries, head injuries and broken bones; and catastrophic injuries including paralysis and death. I understand these risks known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated may result in injury, death, illness, disease including exposure to COVID-19 or damage to myself or my property, or to other persons and their property. 

    In consideration of being allowed to participate in the Activity, I hereby knowingly and freely assume any and all risks, both known and unknown, in connection with this Activity. I hereby agree to hold the City, its officials, employees, agents and contractors harmless and I waive any right to make claims or bring lawsuits against the City or anyone working on behalf of the City for any injuries or damages related to the alleged negligence of the City. 

    I agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the City for any expense or liability the City may incur as a result of my conduct, actions or omissions while participating in or performing the Activity. This waiver of liability does not waive liability for injuries or damages that are the result of any willful, wanton, or intentional misconduct by the City or any person acting on behalf of the City. The terms of this agreement shall bind the members of my family, if I am alive, and my heirs, assigns and personal representatives if I am deceased. 

    I acknowledge that COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. The City has enacted preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The City, however, cannot guarantee that participants in the Activity will not become infected with COVID-19. I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by participating in the Activity. 

    To the best of my knowledge I have no physical or medical condition that would prevent me from participating in the Activity. I warrant that I do not have any symptoms of COVID-19, including, without limitation, fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, or muscle or body aches; or have a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19. 

    I agree to comply with all rules related to the Activity including policies related to social distancing and personal hygiene to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19. If I observe any unusual or significant hazard during my participation in the Activity, I will stop participating and immediately notify the nearest official. 

    I grant and convey to the City of Mendota Heights all right, title, and interest in any and all photographs, images, video, digital media, or audio recordings of me or my likeness or that of my child made by the City of Mendota Heights in connection with my participation in the Activity. 

    I acknowledge that if I or my child has special needs, it is my responsibility to notify the Volunteer Program Coordinator, 651-452-1850 so that arrangements can be made prior to the start of the volunteer event. 

    I understand that if any court finds any portion of this Waiver, Release and Indemnification Agreement to be contrary to law, invalid, or unenforceable, the remainder of the Waiver, Release and Indemnification Agreement will remain in full force and effect. 


    NOTICE: Participants under 18 years of age must have this Waiver, Release and Indemnification Agreement signed by their parent or guardian. 

    I certify that I am the parent or legal guardian of the above individual and hereby consent to his or her participation in the Activity. I have read and understand the above Waiver, Release and Indemnification Agreement and I agree to be bound by the terms stated therein.

    By typing your name below and submitting this form, you are indicating your agreement with the terms outlined in the waiver.

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