Employment and volunteer opportunities


Summer Public Works Employment

The City of Shorewood is accepting applications for seasonal employment in the Public Works department.  Work includes performing manual labor as assigned in the maintenance and repair of the City’s streets, parks, buildings, and vehicles.  Positions are up to 40 hours per week.  Applicants must be at least sixteen years old, eighteen and older preferred.  A valid driver’s license is required.

Job description

Completed applications can be returned to city hall, or emailed to Greg Lerud at glerud@ci.shorewood.mn.us.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and position is open until filled.  Call (952) 960-7905 with any questions.

Shorewood employment application

Park Commission opening

Residents age 18+ are invited to apply for an appointment on Shorewood Park Commission. The position is to fill a vacancy as of June, 2019, and will go through February 28, 2021. Park commissioners serve as advisors to the city council on matters involving parks, recreation and open spaces in the city. Meetings are generally the third Tuesday of every month at Shorewood city hall, 7 p.m. Please contact the city at 952.690.7900 if you have questions or would like additional information.

Applications are accepted until the vacancy is filled. 

Job openings for many government entities may also be found on the League of Minnesota Cities web site.

The City of Shorewood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Ongoing Opportunities:

  • Adopt a Garden
    Volunteer gardeners are sought to assist with city gardens. If you would like to learn more, or find the location of one of the gardens, please contact the city at 952.960.7900. This is a great project for neighborhoods, community organizations, families and individuals. 

  • Arctic Fever
    The Arctic Fever Committee is looking for volunteers to work at various locations and events during the Arctic Fever Winter Festival, third weekend in January. For information or to volunteer contact tgrout@ci.shorewood.mn.us, or call the city at 952.960.7900.
  • Community Organizations
    At various times of the year, the City of Shorewood seeks residents to represent the city on the board of various community organizations. These are volunteer appointments. Each representative is encouraged to provide a quarterly report to the City Council on the organization’s activities.

  • The Lake Minnetonka Conservation District (LMCD)
    The LMCD reviews permits and licenses, such as special events, multiple docks and charter boats. The LMCD considers lake management issues, and other issues such as Eurasian Water milfoil and Zebra Mussels. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.

For any of the volunteer positions listed above, interested residents should send a letter to the city at 5755 Country Club Road, Shorewood, MN 55331, or fax to 952-474-0128, or e-mail cityhall@ci.shorewood.mn.us. A resume may be included but is not required.

Other Organizations

Residents may find volunteer opportunities here:

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