2014 Metro Parks Volunteer Projects

   
Upcomming Volunteer Events    

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
May 10, 2014 10:00 AM - May 10, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. more >

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
June 07, 2014 10:00 AM - June 07, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. more >

 

Volunteer Event: June 7
June 07, 2014 10:00 AM - June 07, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this popular neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet near the flagpole. more >

 

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
July 12, 2014 10:00 AM - July 12, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. more >

 

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
August 02, 2014 10:00 AM - August 02, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. more >

 

Volunteer Event: Tyler Park
August 02, 2014 10:00 AM - August 02, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this popular neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet near the flagpole. more >

 

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
September 06, 2014 10:00 AM - September 06, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. more >

 

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
October 04, 2014 10:00 AM - October 04, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. more >

 

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
November 01, 2014 10:00 AM - November 01, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. more >

 

Volunteer Event: Tyler Park
November 01, 2014 10:00 AM - November 01, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this popular neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet near the flagpole. more >

 

Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
December 06, 2014 10:00 AM - December 06, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.


 
On-Going Needs
Please click on the linked volunteer titles (where applicable) for more information.

Recreation Needs:

Kids Cafe program at BaxterPortland , Southwick and Sun Valley Community Centers.

Baxter Community Center Front Desk Help

Small group (8-30 people) needed for painting projects in various community centers. E-mail our volunteer coordinator, Andrew Brooks, for more information.

Boy Scouts of America looking for Scout Masters for Community Centers

Cross Country and Track & Field Volunteers Needed

Metro Parks Athletic office is looking for volunteers for the following:

· NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick

· MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run

· Hershey’s Track and Field games

· Reds Rookie Success League

If you are interested Metro Parks Athletics would love to have you! Guaranteed to be a fun and exciting experience!

For more information about these Metro Parks Athletic volunteer opportunities and other events please contact Tahira Wilson at 502- 456-8167 or tahira.wilson@louisvilleky.gov

Jefferson Memorial Forest/ Natural Areas Needs:

For information on the following volunteer projects or to register for these events, please contact Sherry Wright, Volunteer Coordinator Jefferson Memorial Forest, at 502/380-1753 or sherry.wright@louisvilleky.gov

  • Large group- needed to spread mulch around shoreline and fishing spots at Tom Wallace Lake. This will be our second year to mulch these areas in an effort to secure soils and reduce erosion. Heavy work using rakes, hoes, shovels, wheelbarrows, outdoors and on uneven ground. Suitable for adult groups or youth ages 14 and up.
  • Group Needed for Mulching the shoreline and lead-in trails at Tom Wallace Lake.
  • Litter removal and cutting back encroaching and/or overhanging limbs at Beargrass Creek Greenway.


Land Steward Project Days
Anyone interested in improving the landscape and protecting native flora are welcome to participate. On-going volunteers are encouraged, but single-day helpers are always welcome! Gloves, tools, water and on-the-job training are provided. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes and dress for the weather. You may want to bring a lunch. Project time is scheduled for every Wednesday at 9:00 am

First Saturday of each month at 9:00 am

Meet at the Jefferson Memorial Forest Welcome Center, 11311 Mitchell Hill Road.

Trail Project Days
Anyone interested in improving the trails in JMF/Natural Areas, doing trail patrol and/or reconnaissance are invited to join us during one of the upcoming project days. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes and dress for the weather. You may want to bring a lunch. Gloves, tools, water and on-the-job training will be provided. Project days are scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon.

Trail Team Project Days
2nd Saturday of each month - meet at the Welcome Center, 11311 Mitchell Hill Road

Waverly Park Project Days (Multi-use/mountain bike trail)
3rd Saturday of each month - meet in the playground parking lot. Waverly Park is located on Arnoldtown Rd. and Clayton Terrace.


Other Park Needs:

Volunteers needed to mulch trees in various parks.

Have an idea for another project? We can customize a park cleanup for your group. If you are interested in scheduling a project, please click here

See where you can get involved in your neighborhood park

Internship Opportunities

Athletics Office/Site Coordinator 
Volunteer Office/Community Relations Assistant


To apply an internship, please copy and paste your cover letter (optional) as well as your resume here.

Questions about anything above? Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator!