Thursday Morning Canyon Strike Team

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City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department

To protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), all recreation centers, pools, and facilities managed by the Parks and Recreation Department will close to the public at the conclusion of operations on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Facilities will be closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020, until at least Monday, April 6, 2020. For the time being, all volunteers are asked to stay home, Thank you.

Canyon Strike Team: every Thursday morning, 9am. This is an ongoing volunteer event run by the City of San Diego Open Space Division Rangers. This event was designed for volunteers to address some of the most pressing needs of our open space canyons. Locations and tasks will vary from week to week. Activities may include invasive plant & trash removal, watering, trail maintenance, and other special projects to help preserve and enhance City of San Diego Open Space Canyons and parklands.

Please Note: All volunteers must be at least 18 years old and complete a Liability Waiver onsite prior to volunteering. Volunteers can expect a physically demanding morning, consisting of long hikes on uneven/steep terrain and heavy lifting in direct sunlight.

Volunteers must email Ranger Tiffany Swiderski no later than noon the day before the event to receive event details.
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*NO BATHROOMS ON SITE*

Additional Project Information: Event begins promptly at 9am. Tools and gloves are provided. Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants, and sun protection (a hat, sunscreen, etc). We recommend bringing at least 32 oz of drinking water.

For more information or to contact the Open Space Division please contact Ranger Tiffany Swiderski at TSwiderski@sandiego.gov or (619) 525-8502.

To protect public health and slow the rate of transmission of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), all recreation centers, pools, and facilities managed by the Parks and Recreation Department will close to the public at the conclusion of operations on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Facilities will be closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020, until at least Monday, April 6, 2020. For the time being, all volunteers are asked to stay home, Thank you.

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2130 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101, US

Mission Statement

To acquire, develop, operate, and maintain a park and recreation system which enriches the quality of life for residents and visitors alike, and preserves it for future generations.

Description

San Diego's 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. Park and recreation professionals and volunteers host hundreds of community events each year and provide safe places for thousands of children to go after school. City employees and volunteers take great pride to enrich the lives of others through quality parks and programs, designed and developed so that people of all ages, abilities and income levels have the chance to participate in excellent recreational opportunities.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 hours
  • Must be fit and able to lift heavy items and traverse uneven terrain.

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