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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.

Invasive Species Removal
Volunteers are needed to help eradicate invasive plants from our park land. You can make a difference in restoring our parks and protecting our native plants and animals by lending a hand.  Join a small group and help us remove Scotch broom, Himalayan blackberry and more. No experience necessary, and training and tools provided. Please contact for schedule of work parties.

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. 

Ice Rink Hosts 
The Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink is open and volunteers are needed! You do not need to know how to skate to volunteer, but should enjoy working outdoors and with the public. Volunteers will help facilitate school groups, provide general help to ice rink staff, and assist with lacing up skates of younger children. Shifts run for two hours and volunteers can earn free skate passes. High school volunteers earn community service hours! 

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. 

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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