Work Parties

Ashland Dog ParkYouth Conservation Corps—Now Accepting Applications

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

Scenic Work Party, Sat, April 28, 9–11am
Volunteers are needed as we clean up Scenic Park on Saturday, April 28, 9-11a.  Come join the AHS Robotics club at ‘their’ adopted park, located at 603 Scenic Dr, off of Maple St, near Asante Ashland Community Hospital.  We’ll be weeding and pruning at this beautiful park with the great views.  Tools, gloves, snacks and drinks provided.   If you're interested please contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.499.8798 (text) or by email.

Dog Park Painting Party, Fri, May 4, 10am–1pm
Friends of Dog Park, painters and volunteers extraordinaire: we need your help as we paint and spruce-up the inside Dog Park shelter at this popular and well-loved park.  We’ll provide the brushes, paint and ladders, you provide the labor!  The Dog Park is located at 950 Perozzi: head down Almeda, which is across from Helman at Nevada, and take a right on Perozzi to the end. 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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