Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in."

Author Unknown

Volunteering in your community is a great way to make a difference. The City of Royse City has been fortunate to have benefited from many different types of volunteers. Here are a few examples of the type of volunteers who have helped our community in the past:

  • Church or Civic Groups
  • Corporate Groups and Small Businesses
  • Families
  • Individuals
  • Youth and Youth Groups

Whether you are a very experienced volunteer or new to volunteerism, we can help you find the right place to serve your community in one of the most rewarding ways possible. View some great areas where volunteer opportunities may be available:

  • Animal Shelter
  • C.F. Goodwin Library
  • Main Street event support
  • Membership on City boards and commissions
  • Royse City Museum
  • Royse City Senior Center
  • Special event support
  • Various City parks

There are many benefits for the volunteer as well, such as:

  • Developing relationships with others in the community
  • Gaining first-hand knowledge about your community and how it works
  • Making a difference in your community
  • Making a good impression on future employers

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with the City of Royse City, please fill out the volunteer application (PDF) and return to City Hall, located at 305 N Arch Street.