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Volunteer opportunities
Find current volunteer opportunities and instructions on how to apply at parkhero.org.

Volunteers are vital to the success of the county’s commitment to keep parks open and well-maintained for all to enjoy. Not only do volunteers provide invaluable support, but they also bring new ideas, energy, and a community perspective to the future of parks.

January 2014 update
Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by volunteering on Monday, Jan. 20. Join Clark County Parks at Vancouver Lake Park to work on a trail expansion and park cleanup from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visit parkhero.org for more information.

Why volunteer?
You and our community receive numerous benefits when you volunteer in Clark County parks. By volunteering, you can:

  • Help build community.
  • Ensure the continuing vitality and health of parks.
  • Spend time in nature.
  • Enhance work and life experiences.
  • Meet new people, build lasting relationships and have fun.

Can I volunteer?

Whether you are a student, adult, family or community group, we will work with you to find a volunteer opportunity that best suits your interests and skills. There are more than 50 parks and greenways, some 7,000 acres, from which to choose to volunteer.

Teenagers 14 to 17 must have parental permission to volunteer. Youth younger than 14 may be able to volunteer with family members. Referrals also can be made to other community agencies that welcome youth volunteers.

Getting started

You can find our current volunteer opportunities and instructions on how to apply at parkhero.org. If you do not find an opportunity that interests you, please contact the volunteer program coordinator to discuss other possibilities.

For more information, contact:
Karen Llewellyn volunteer coordinator
(360) 397-6118 ext. 1627
Karen.Llewellyn@clark.wa.gov

 

 
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