Volunteer Opportunities

Join the team that makes all of New Castle County events and programs possible.

See below for new opportunities


Volunteer service enriches our community. The rewards are many: helping others, sharing your skills, making new friends, expanding your interests, earning community service hours, and having fun. These opportunities are great for corporate teams and groups of all kinds. Below are additional volunteer opportunities available in New Castle County. Email umema.ganijee@newcastlede.gov for more information.

Book Buddies

Help home-bound seniors by delivering library materials directly to them.

Carousel Park

View more information about volunteer opportunities and to fill out an application.

Assist with

  • Pony rides and parties
  • Schooling shows
  • Therapeutic riding program
  • General barn duties including help with the care and feeding of horses

Community Recreation Centers

  • General clerical support
  • Greet and give facility tours

County Libraries

  • Become an Internet instructor
  • Mend and shelve books
  • Teens! Assist with the Summer Reading Club
  • Supply other support services

Hope Center

Volunteer at the Hope Center in New Castle.

Rockwood Mansion

Take a step back in time to the Victorian Era and become a Rockwood volunteer. There is something special for everyone at Rockwood:

  • Curatorial volunteer
  • Educational programs
  • Garden guide
  • Gardening volunteer
  • Museum tour guide
  • Work in the gift shop

There are also plenty of opportunities for youth volunteers from age 14 and older.

Senior Roll Call Life Line

A program offering daily reassurance for seniors and their families with computerized telephone calls.