Current Volunteer Opportunities

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


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. Come enjoy a walk this Spring/Summer every Thursday and Saturday, 10am at the front of Lithia Park to see what this program is all about. 
North Mountain Park Restoration Work Parties 
Join us every Thursday at North Mountain Park to battle invasive species, plant native trees and shrubs, and help care for this wonderful park. The work party runs 9am-11am. Tools and friendly training provided. Drop-ins welcome, check the front porch of the Nature Center for info on where the work will be happening that day. 

North Mountain Park Garden Work Parties 
Join us every Wednesday at North Mountain Park to help care for the beautiful demonstration gardens. Garden from 9am-11am and then join in a discussion of related to gardening over some coffee and snacks. Tools and friendly training provided. Drop-ins welcome.


Bike Maintenance Work Parties
Come volunteer to fix up bikes at the Grove, 1195 E Main St, every Wednesday afternoon, 1:30pm-4:30pm, and Thursday morning 9:30am-Noon. 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. 

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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