Work Parties

School Program Instructor at Nature Center
School Programs at Nature Center

Scenic Park Work Party, Sat, Feb 24,

Volunteers are needed as we head to Scenic Park on Saturday, Feb 24 from 9 to 11 am to clean up this popular park.  Scenic Park is located at 603 Scenic Drive (up Maple Street, near the hospital).  Tools, gloves, snacks and drinks provided.  If you're interested please contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.552.2264 or by email.

Volunteer Instructors at the Nature Center
We need volunteers to lead outdoor, hands-on lessons to K5 students. You'll make a huge impact by teaching only one shift per week.  Volunteer Instructor training is on April 3 and the school programs run April 17 to June 1.   If you're interested, please contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.552.2264 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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