If you are interested in volunteering for a dynamic and growing non-profit while helping to green your community, you have come to the right place! Learn more about our opportunities below, sign up for our Volunteer eNews and check out our calendar of events.
Many of our volunteers know and love our parks—as their front yard, their lunch-time escape, or a place to relax on the weekends—and they want to make a difference right on the ground. We hold a series of outdoor projects from mid-March to December to work on common gardening tasks such as weeding, raking, mulching, planting, and pruning. These typically occur every other week on weekday mornings from 9:00am-12:00noon.
If you are interested in helping, please email the Volunteer & Education Manager (at least 24 hours in advance) to register. The specific area that we will be working in that day and any changes due to inclement weather will be sent to you prior to the project. We ask that all volunteers arrive on time and ready to work with closed-toe shoes and weather-appropriate clothing that can get dirty. All volunteers are asked to sign a waiver prior to beginning the project, and we will provide gloves, tools, water, and a snack!
Please see our FAQs or contact us to find out more.
To lean more, check out the Art Ambassador volunteer job description. The application for Art Ambassadors is closed for 2016; check back for a 2017 announcement in the spring!
in 2016 we are piloting a new Play Ambassador program! This position will support the Play Coordinator in providing engaging and educational play activities along The Greenway. We are looking for people who are passionate about working with children and adults in our public spaces. This position is moderately structured with set shifts and responsibilities, and includes a range of opportunities and experiences.
To lean more, check out the Play Ambassador volunteer job description and to apply, download the Play Ambassador Application! The application for Play Ambassadors is closed for 2016; check back for a 2017 announcement in the spring!
We also have some additional opportunities for individuals to be involved. To get started, you can fill out our General Volunteer Application! We also have set job descriptions and responsibilities for the following volunteer positions.
Please get in touch with the Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in any of these opportunities or if you would like to explore other possibilities. As a general note, the volunteer intake process runs more quickly from November to April; from May to October many of our staff are busy out in the parks and response times may be delayed.