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Tom Foster leading a Lithia Park Tour
Tom Foster leading a Lithia Park Tour

Lithia Park Hosts, June-August 
Adult and high school volunteers needed to hand out maps, give directions and answer questions at an information table at the front of Lithia Park. Flexible shifts available June through August. Quick, easy training provided.  High school students will earn community service hours. For more information contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.552.2264 or by email.  

Lithia Park Guides, May through September
If you love Lithia Park and chatting with people, become a Lithia Park Guide.  Volunteers lead 90-minute walks detailing the history, flora and fauna of Lithia Park. Training required and provided. Flexible shifts available May through September.  For more information contact Lori Ainsworth at 541.552.2264 or by email.

Volunteers Needed at Senior Center
The RVCOG Food & Friends Program at the Ashland Senior Center needs volunteers.  Two to four hour shifts are available, Monday through Friday.  Office help and field trip drivers are also needed. For more information 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

To learn more about the many volunteer options, click here.

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