Event Description: Come join the Parks crew at Dorothea Dix as we mulch Flowers Cottage.
Volunteer Duties: Volunteers will use wheelbarrows, pitchforks, hard rakes, and other tools as needed to help spread mulch in landscaped beds.
Volunteer Impact: Mulching landscape beds does not only enhance the look of the park, it also helps with controlling weeds and helps with water retention.
Work Environment: We will be working outside in the elements, so dress accordingly. There is the possibility of uneven ground.
Volunteer Requirements: Each person must pre-register for this event. Volunteers must be at least 12 years old. Those under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian to be present for the event - they must register as well. All volunteers will need to fill out a release form. Volunteers under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian to sign their release form.
Other Details: We will supply tools, gloves, sunscreen, bug spray, and a first aid kit. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing that can get dirty, and sturdy, closed-toe shoes such as sneakers or hiking/work boots.
COVID-19 Policy: Volunteers and staff must follow the COVID-19 policies below so that projects are safe for everyone.
Social distancing must be practiced (6-feet between individuals)
Individuals must participate in infrared temperature checks upon arrival
Everyone must wear a face mask or face shield (not provided)
State, federal, and local mandates must be followed
If you have been out of state two weeks prior to the event, please do not register
Group Registration Information: Registration as a volunteer is first come, first served. A group leader must email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. All groups will be required to provide a list of names and emails for their volunteers.
Per department policy, this volunteer opportunity is not to be used towards court-appointed/ suggested community service hours.
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You are invited to make a difference in your community by volunteering! Through the efforts of City staff and volunteers, the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department can continue its fine tradition of providing quality leisure services to citizens of all ages.
Join Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department's Volunteer Program and make a difference in your community. You may volunteer as an individual or as part of a group on a one-time or ongoing basis. There are many opportunities for individuals, groups, students and businesses to contribute to our quality programs and facilities. Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.