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Bear Creek Salmon Festival, October 6 at North Mountain Park

Volunteers needed to help with a variety of activities at the annual Bear Creek Salmon Festival, Saturday, October 6.

Various shifts available for ages 14 and up, including set up the afternoon of Oct. 5. This is a great way for high school students to earn community service hours during a fun, family-friendly event. For more information, please contact  Lori Ainsworth at 541.499.8798 (text) or by email.
Lithia Park Host

Ashland Creek Park Clean-up Sat, Sep 29, 9-11:30am

Come join Ashland Food Co-op as they sponsor a creek clean-up at Ashland Creek Park.  Volunteers needed to help remove invasive creek-side blackberries.  Tools, gloves, snacks and drinks provided.  Ashland Creek Park is located at 27 E Hersey, right past the intersection of Oak and Hersey.  To RSVP, please contact  Lori Ainsworth at 541.499.8798 (text) or by email for her tool and snack head count ,and in case of cancellation due to weather.


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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