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Current Volunteer Opportunities

For more information about any of these opportunities please contact Volunteer Coordinator Sulaiman Shelton at 541.552.2264 or email.


Adopt a Park, Briscoe Geology Park
We are looking for a dedicated volunteer or volunteer group to adopt the unique Briscoe Geology Park. This innovative park is a free to the public outdoor educational facility that illustrates the long and varied history of the planet Earth and Ashland geology's place in that history. Located a few short blocks north of the downtown plaza, this park would be a great match for a volunteer interested in local science and history, and the care for the park is primarily weeding of the established plants and care for the walkways.

Gardening Work Party, North Mountain Park
Wednesdays, 9am to noon (Spring-Fall)
Drop in to help care for the lovely demonstration gardens at North Mountain Park. No green thumb needed! Anyone can join this weekly crew and learn from experienced gardeners and enjoy the outdoors. Looking to get more involved? Consider adopting a small section of the gardens. Join the email list to be notified of schedule changes and upcoming projects ahead of time.

Riparian Restoration Work Party, North Mountain Park
Thursdays 9am-11am (Spring-Fall)
Join us to remove invasive species, plant native plants, and care for North Mountain Park. This group meets weekly, and cares for different areas of the park each week. Tools, refreshments, and training provided. Join the email list to be notified of schedule changes and work sites ahead of time.

Lithia Park Guided Walks
If you love Lithia Park and are interested in sharing this love with others, consider becoming a Lithia Park Walk Guide. Guided walks have been taking place in Lithia for over 30 years and we are looking for new volunteers to join this program. For more info visit the park walk page. 


Bike Maintenance Work Parties
Come volunteer to fix up bikes at the Grove, 1195 E Main St, every Wednesday afternoon, 1:30pm-4:30pm. All experience levels welcome. Bikes are being distributed to local aid organizations, and low income residents of the area, as well as being sold at the Bike Swap to help raise funds for bike education in the Rogue Valley. 

Rogue Valley Bike Swap
Join us on Saturday, April 29th for the annual Bike Swap! Volunteers are essential to this fundraiser for bike education in local elementary schools. Shifts include bike intake, helping work on bikes, set up, and more! Volunteers will be needed on Friday and Saturday. 

Ashland World Music Festival
Come volunteer for this wonderful event over Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-28! Volunteer shifts are available all weekend, with the largest need on Sunday, May 28th at the Lithia Park Bandshell. Shifts include set up and break town, info booth support, road closure monitor, and more. Support your community while enjoying music from around the world! 

Senior Services

Ashland Senior Phone Buddy Program
Ashland Senior Services Division is seeking volunteers for a new program aimed at reducing social isolation for older adults. Volunteer for the Ashland Senior Phone Buddy program.  Make a difference in someone’s day from the comfort of your home with regular social phone calls. Regular social calls have been proven to foster well-being and improve physical health in socially isolated adults. You have the power to help! Training provided. 

Office Assistant
Ashland Senior Services Division is seeking a volunteer office assistant. This position would work closely with staff to provide customer service and engagement. This is an in-person position and highly rewarding. Please reach out to learn more about the position and the required schedule.

Senior Computer Tutor
Ashland Senior Services Division is seeking a volunteer to assist with computer tutorials for senior citizens. Volunteer should be tech savvy and the ideal volunteer will be able to demo both PC/android devices and Mac. Volunteer position is in person, with the possibility of doing some tutoring remotely. 

VIP – Volunteer in Parks, "It’s the Natural Thing to Do!"

For more information please contact Volunteer Coordinator Sulaiman Shelton at 541.552.2264 or email.

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