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Youth Conservation Corps—Now Accepting ApplicationsLithia Park Host

Eighth through twelfth graders can earn 25 community service hours in just four days this June and July.  Apply online now

Ashland World Music Festival Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed from 10:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on May 19 at the Ashland World Music Festival in Lithia Park.  You will be helping with set-up, traffic control and/or manning an information booth.  The third annual Ashland World Music Festival is free to the public and runs from noon to 6 p.m.  If you're interested in helping, please contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.499.8798 (text) or by email.

Railroad Work Party, Sat, June 2, 2-4pm
Volunteers are needed as we spruce up the garden beds at Railroad Park on Saturday, June 2, from 2 to 4 p.m.  Come join the employees of Ashland Wells Fargo bank at ‘their’ adopted park, located at 7th and ‘A’ Street in the Railroad District.  Tools, gloves, snacks and drinks provided. If you're interested please contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.499.8798 (text) or by email.


Lithia Park Hosts Needed

Come share your love of Lithia Park by volunteering at an information table located at the front of Lithia Park.  Flexible, two-hour shifts available starting in June, training provided.  High school students welcome and will earn community service hours. If you're interested please contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.499.8798 (text) or by email.

Volunteers Needed at Senior Center
The Food & Friends Program at the Ashland Senior Center needs volunteers. Two to four hour shifts are available, Monday through Friday. This is a great way to interact with seniors and give back to the community!  If you're interested, 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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