Master Composter

The City of Arlington is offering a volunteer opportunity in the Public Works department with our Environmental Programs Coordinator.  In response to the need to keep yard trimmings out of our landfill,  this Master Composter program is designed to train and recruit local volunteers who will promote backyard composting and yard waste reduction in their own neighborhoods and assist with teaching backyard composting at one of our four compost locations.


  • Earn 40 composting volunteer hours

  • Volunteer at special events

  • Assist in teaching backyard composting


  • Working outside (in heat or cold)

  • Volunteering for special events, backyard compost classes and compost demonstrations

Additional Information

  • Flexible schedule – you volunteer when you can


Jennifer Shaver, Environmental Programs Coordinator

Jennifer Shaver – or 817-459-6778

How to Apply

Please apply online at and select Master Composters. Please notify the above contact person once you’ve completed the application

If you need assistance with completing the application, please reach out to Human Resources at 817-459-6869.

Qualifications Required

  • Master Composter Must be Master Composter