Volunteers play an important role in the success of Caponi Art Park’s programs and are vital to the everyday upkeep of the park grounds. The time, dedication and hard work of volunteers add to the park’s inherent beauty and ensure that we can continue offering accessible arts and cultural programs to the community.

Volunteer Through Your Employer
Many corporations provide their employees with opportunities to support nonprofit organizations through volunteer programs. You can support Caponi Art Park by volunteering during work hours. Ask your employer about these charitable programs today!


Internships at Caponi Art Park are a great way to gain professional and real-world experience in the arts and nonprofit sector. Internships are typically posted in early spring via MN Council of Nonprofits’ Job Board with job details and instructions on how to apply.

Volunteer Opportunities
A variety of recurring and one-time-only volunteer opportunities are available from May through October. For volunteer inquiries contact Steven Read, our Program and Volunteer Director, at 651-454-9412 or [email protected]

“I had a lot of fun every time I came to Caponi Art Park for volunteer activities. I enjoyed the staff and the other volunteers who were alongside me, and I very much appreciated being at the park, watching everything going on.”

– Peter Dunifon, Eagan

“In volunteering at the Art Park, I was able to use my passion and skills in photography to support a worthwhile and meaningful organization in the community”

– Dominic Chione, Minneapolis

“I was treated with respect and the events were fun. I didn’t consider it a job, I considered it a privilege.”

– Lora Nelson, Apple Valley