Volunteers Needed at Senior Center
Do you have two free hours a week to help our Ashland seniors? We need volunteers, 18 years or older, on Wednesday and Thursday mornings to serve lunch at the Ashland Senior Center through the RVCOG Food and Friends Program. Shifts are 9-11am or 11am-1pm. For more information please contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.552.2264 or by email.
Bear Creek Salmon Festival Volunteers Needed—October 5
Volunteers needed for set-up and to staff booths during this fun-filled day of hands-on activities at North Mountain Park on Saturday, October 5. Various shifts available from 9am-5pm for high school age and above. Students will earn community service hours! For more information please contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.552.2264 or by email.
Ashland Creek Park/Bear Creek Stewardship Day Project
Saturday, Sept. 28 9-11:30am
Ashland Food Co-op invites all community members to join in the effort to keep our Bear Creek clean by clearing blackberries from Ashland Creek Park to slow their march into Bear Creek. Gloves, tools, coffee and snacks provided. Wear long sleeves and closed toed shoes. Ashland Creek Park is located at 27 E Hersey St. High school students will earn community service hours.
Volunteer at the Ice Rink!
Our seasonal Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink opens November 21 and we’re looking for volunteers to help with weekday school groups and during the busy weekend Rec Skate. No skating experience necessary! High school students earn community service hours. All volunteers will earn free skate passes. For more information please contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.552.2264 or by email.
Nature Center Gardeners
Gardeners are always needed at the North Mountain Park Nature Center Demonstration Gardens. Have fun gardening in a group on Wednesday mornings or come out on your own. Tools and friendly training provided.
High School & College Students
Students can earn community service hours, complete a Senior Project, Practicum or Capstone with us. For more information about any of these volunteer opportunities please call Lori Ainsworth, Ashland Parks & Recreation Volunteer & Event Coordinator at 541.552.2264 or email
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