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Clark County Park District

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We are seeking volunteers that would like to work with the Park District at any of our parks or with one of the organizations that work with the Park District.
Clark County Park District - volunteer to work at the desk in the Davidson Interpretive Center, Help prepare and teach programs, assist with nature hikes, help with butterfly counts in the prairie, volunteer at special events, help with trail maintenance, honeysuckle removal, or just help with the prep work for different programs in the park
Hertzler House Museum Advisory Committee (HHMAC) - This group of individuals manages and plans programs for the Hertzler House Museum. They meet about once a month to discuss matters pertaining to the Hertzler House, take care of the house, do programs and open houses.

First Mad River Light Artillery (FMRLA) - This is a reenactment military unit that represents the life and history of American soldiers of the 18th and 19th centuries. The FMRLA is a family-oriented, civilian historic and reenactment organization.

The George Rogers Clark Heritage Association (GRCHA) - This is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public about the history of George Rogers Clark, the settlers and the Native Americans in this region. The Fair at New Boston is GRCHA's major fundraising activity. GRCHA also manages the Crabill Homestead, a restored 1826 brick home located in Buck Creek State Park. Please call 937-882-9216 if interested.

The Friends of the Clark County Park District - This is a group of members that are dedicated to growing and enhancing the parks in the Clark County Park District. This group works together with the Clark County Park District to ensure the continued existence of Clark County Parks and future park programs

More opportunities with Clark County Park District

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Clark County Park District

Location:

5638 Lower Valley Pike, Springfield, OH 45502, US

Mission Statement

The Clark County Park District seeks to preserve the natural beauty of our parks, as well as our history through active stewardship efforts from our local Springfield community and beyond.

Description

The park district was formed on July 27th, 1977 , and is run under Section 1545.22 of the Ohio Revised Code. The park district headquarters at the Davidson Interpretive Center (street address is 5638 Lower Valley Pike) is open Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. George Rogers Clark Park is open 8:00 AM to DUSK. Estel Wenrick Wetlands, Leadingham Prairie Preserve, and Mad River Gorge & Nature Preserve are open daylight hours. They offer children and adult programs throughout the year teaching about natural and living history.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5638 Lower Valley PikeSpringfieldSpringfield, OH 45502

(39.9058,-83.9169)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Office Reception
  • Administrative Support
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • For the reception desk, we ask that volunteers work from 10 - 4:30. If helping with other things in the park, it just depends on the program or project. There is not set time commitment.
  • To be able to work with youth and adults, to be able to work in a team and to maintain professionalism at all times. We prefer people that like working with other people and are good with the public in person or on the phone.

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