The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Have a large group and are looking to volunteer? The San Diego Park and Recreation Department can accomodate your group! The San Diego Park and Recreation Department is responsible for overseeing nearly 40,000 acres of developed and undeveloped open space, more than 340 parks including Balboa Park, Mission Trails Regional Park, and Mission Bay Park; 25 miles of shoreline from Sunset Cliffs to La Jolla; 13 pools; 3 public golf complexes; 56 recreation centers and more. With that being said, the San Diego Park and Recreation Department is a great place for you to find a volunteer project for your group! Examples of Volunteer Projects Canyon Cleanups Planting of native plants Park Cleanups Small Painting Projects Staffing of Special Events And more!