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Outside decorating - Rockwood Park

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New Castle County Volunteer Services

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  • 2 people are interested
Rockwood Holiday Open House
A beautiful place to volunteer! Rockwood Holiday Open House

With the holidays fast approaching, are you looking for ways to help boost team morale while also keeping safe during COVID-19? Volunteering is the perfect way to do this!

Rockwood is looking for small group volunteers (no more than 10 per group) to help with decorating Rockwood Park! This is an outside opportunity and social distancing will be practiced. Volunteers will be required to wear face masks. A screening check and temperature check will be performed prior to volunteering. Hand sanitizer will be available.

Here are some examples of tasks volunteers will be assisting with:

  • Testing sorting and unrolling lights
  • Transporting lights from storage to work area
  • Climbing ladders and/or using bamboo poles to install lights on trees and shrubs at Rockwood Park
  • Hanging wreaths garland and swags (making swags)
  • Installing icicle lights
  • Installing spotlights
  • Delivering and plugging in extension cords to all lite trees
Volunteers should be able to stand for long periods at a time and work outside in October/November weather conditions. The following shifts are available, starting Tuesday, October 13: Monday to Friday, weather permitting.
  • 10am-1pm
  • 1 to 3pm

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About New Castle County Volunteer Services


77 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer service enriches our community. The rewards are many: helping others, sharing your skills, making new friends, expanding your interests, earning community service hours, and having fun. New Castle County volunteer opportunities are great for individuals, corporate teams and groups of all kinds. Below are some of the various opportunities available in New Castle County.


There are a wide spread of opportunites that are available for volunteers. Volunteers are key partners in bringing programs and services to residents via special events, libraries, Rockwood Musuem and Parks, the Art Studio, Community Recreation Centers, Parks, and more.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth


Tue Oct 13, 2020 - Mon Nov 23, 2020
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM  


4651 Washington Street ExtensionWilmington, DE 19809



  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building


  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Groups of 10 can volunteer from 10am to 3pm or choose from morning (10am to 1pm) or afternoon (1 to 3pm) shifts.
  • Volunteers should be able to stand for long periods at a time and work outside in October/November weather conditions.

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