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Current Volunteer Opportunities

North Mountain Park Host
North Mountain Park is seeking some engaged citizens to become Park Hosts. Help us keep the park safe and welcoming for people and wildlife. Sign up to take a weekly stroll for an hour in the morning or evening, making sure all is well, and helping communicate park information and rules to other visitors. For more information please contact Sulaiman Shelton at 541.552.2264 or email.

Work Parties
Volunteers are needed to join in on semi-regular “work parties.” No experience necessary! Volunteers meet at a park in Ashland for two hours of maintenance to keep our parks functional and beautiful. Refreshments and tools are provided. Numbers are limited to allow for physical distancing. To be added to the email list please contact Sulaiman Shelton at 541.552.2264 or email.

Park Maintenance
Interested in volunteering but feel more comfortable working solo? Ashland Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteers to tackle projects across our park system. From fix-it projects, weeding and pruning, to small carpentry projects there are always things to be done to improve our lovely parks! Hours are flexible. For more information please contact Sulaiman Shelton at 541.552.2264 or 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.
For more information please contact Sulaiman Shelton at 541.552.2264 or email.

High School & College Students
Students, earn community service hours, complete a Senior Project, Practicum or Capstone with us. For more information about any of these volunteer opportunities please call Sulaiman Shelton, Ashland Parks & Recreation Volunteer & Event Coordinator at 541.552.2264 or email.​

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