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ORGANIZATION: Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department

  • 28 people are interested
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Santa Clara County Parks offers many exciting long-term opportunities that keep volunteers involved in stewardship, resource protection, and public engagement activities in 28 unique and diverse parks in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Long-term volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and participate in a variety of simple onboarding steps including a background check, vaccination verification, outside employment declaration, and sexual harassment training. Additional training and onboarding requirements may apply.

To learn more about available long-term opportunities with Santa Clara County Parks and/or apply, cut and paste or type the following link into your preferred browser to view our online volunteer recruitment portal: bit.ly/sccparksvolunteer - OR - scan the QR code in the attached image - OR - contact the volunteer program office for more information at (408) 918-4930 or volunteer@prk.sccgov.org

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About Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department

Location:

298 Garden Hill Dr, Los Gatos, CA 95032, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department is to provide, protect and preserve regional parklands for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of this and future generations.

Description

Since 1924, when Stevens Creek County Park was established, people have given their time and talents to help make Santa Clara County Parks special places to visit. In 2010, nearly 2000 volunteers donated over 40,000 hours of service to a variety of projects and programs.

Become a County Parks Volunteer and see how you can play an important role in protecting and enhancing our parklands. What's more, our volunteer events are fun -- come join us to "Go Outside and Play!"

In compliance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ('ADA"), the Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. The Department will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disability have an equal opportunity to enjoy our programs, services and activities.

If you need assistance with an ADA request, please contact our ADA Coordinator at ADACoordinator@prk.sccgov.org. Please give us at least three days’ notice if you will be seeking a specific accommodation.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Education & Literacy, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various Park LocationsSan Jose, CA 95138

(37.24229,-121.73094)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Photography
  • Group Facilitation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ongoing commitment of 6 months or more with variable weekly and/or monthly commitment, depending on the opportunity.
  • Additional onboarding and training requirements as listed in each individual volunteer opportunity.

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