Category Archives: Volunteer

June Volunteer of the Month: Edward Ricardez

Congratulations to our June Volunteer of the Month, Edward Ricardez. Ricardez has been a long time supporter of the Arlington Police Department and devoted volunteer since 2011. As volunteer coordinator for the East police district, Ricardez is responsible for numerous tasks, including tracking volunteer hours, assisting Citizen Police Academy groups and helping…

Volunteers Needed to Serve on Arlington Boards, Commissions

The City of Arlington is accepting applications for interested residents who would like to serve on a Board or Commission. Members of boards and commissions assist the Mayor and City Council by making recommendations on general policy matters impacting the city. Most boards and commissions function in advisory capacities and some have final decision-making…

May Volunteer of the Month: Janet DeGray-Norman

Congratulations to our Janet DeGray-Norman, our Volunteer of the Month for May. DeGray-Norman has only been with Animal Services for couple of months now, but she has already proven to be a dedicated and highly respected asset to our volunteer team. Recently promoted to a volunteer coordinator position,  DeGray-Norman comes in at…

March Volunteers of the Month: North Texas Sweethearts

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is very excited to announce that the North Texas Sweethearts have been selected as the Volunteers of the Month for March 2017! The North Texas Sweethearts are beginning only their fifth year at the University of North Texas. The group was phenomenal helping with food…

February Volunteer of the Month: Terry Meyer

Terry Meyer is a volunteer with the Arlington Fire Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). Meyer has volunteered more than 105 hours total since joining the Arlington CERT in 2011. He participates monthly in the Arlington Outdoor Warning Siren test as a siren observer in addition to attending monthly Continuing Education meetings. During…

January 2017 Volunteer of the Month: Alex Nervo

The City of Arlington’s Teen Court Program is an alternative justice program that works within the Arlington Municipal Court and uses youth participation to offer young offenders an opportunity to accept responsibility and make restitution for their offenses.  Adult and teen volunteers are essential to the success of the program. The…

Volunteer for Arlington Police Department’s Dog Walker Watch Program

The Arlington Police Department is looking for volunteers to participate in the department’s Dog Walker Watch awareness program. Dog Walker Watch (DWW) is a program sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and coordinated locally by law enforcement agencies and community organizations that encourages neighbors nationwide to assist local…