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City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation

Visit the organization web site: http://www.ci.hillsboro.or.us/parksrec/Volunteer/VolunteerMain.aspx

What We Do

The City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation department provides an essential and valuable community service for residents that enables access to nature and recreation, expands minds, improves quality of life, and positively impacts the economic helth of the coummunity.

Opportunities for service with us

Grab your boots & shovel and dig in!

Jackson Bottoms Wetlands Preserve Tree-For-All
2600 SW Hillsboro Hwy, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Saturday, March 23rd
 9 am - 1 pm
Help us plant 800 native trees and shrubs with Friends of Trees at Jackson Bottom, a 725-acre wildlife preserve home to many species of native wildlife and habitat. Friends of Trees will provide morning refreshments, gloves, tools, and all necessary guidance. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather - Rain or Shine.
Volunteer check in: Jackson Bottom Deck.
 
SOLVE-IT/Rock Creek Trail Extension Opening         
Orchard Park (20900 NW Amberwood Dr)
Saturday, April 20th
10 am - 1pm
50 volunteers needed to help plant 300 native trees and shrubs as part of SOLVE-IT and the opening of the Rock Creek Trail extension. Gloves, tools, and all necessary guidance provided. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather—Rain or Shine.  
Volunteer Check-in: Tool trailer located in the parking lot. 
 
After School Enrichment Programs
BLAST - Bringing Leadership, Arts & Sports Together
January- May
Elementary Schools
Monday - Friday
1:45 pm - 5 pm (hours vary based on assignment)
 
4-5 volunteers are needed to help out with this comprehensive after school enrichment program. Volunteers dedicate time as classroom assistants to help elementary aged youth with homework time, sports, and other fun activities.
 
This is a great opportunity to complete high school/college job shadows, internships, and gain valuable work experience in a classroom setting.
 
 A commitment of at least one day per week is needed and schedules can be made based on volunteer availability.
Preferred way to contact:
Email
Contact
Kristi Wilson
503-615-3479
kristi.wilson@hillsboro-oregon.gov
4400 NW 229th Ave.
Hillsboro, OR 97124 Directions
Bus Service
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