Volunteer

What does it mean to be a steward of The Parklands? It means working to sustain our natural resources and the environment for future generations. It means taking an active interest in the land you live on, preserving it for the natural community, as well as enhancing the quality of life for your human community. It means supporting our education goals for increased community-wide scientific literacy. It means helping to put on world-class programming and events open to the public. There are so many ways to get involved and make a positive impact. What will you do to become a steward of The Parklands of Floyds Fork and the Louisville community?

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Parklands of Floyds Fork! Volunteers are invaluable resources to The Parklands, and serve as instrumental partners in our mission to create a world-class park system that enhances the recreation, education, and environment for generations.

There are many ways you can volunteer your time:

Corporate & Community Groups: 

Your group can work with us to host a private volunteering event. Volunteering is a great team-building activity and some companies offer employees Volunteer Time Off (VTO). 

Single Day Volunteer Opportunities: 

Keep an eye on this page for special volunteer events such as our annual Creek Sweep, MLK Day of Service and Arbor Day activities. 

On Going Volunteering: 

Weeding at Creekside

Date: 07/11/2018 (Wed.)

Time: 8:00am - 11:00am EDT

Location:  Meet at Creekside Center in Beckley Creek Park

Sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4baca72aa1ff2-july1

Trail Clean-Up Day!

Date: 07/18/2018 (Wed.)

Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT

The Parklands team would like to invite you to a trail clean-up blitz day!  Exact locations are TBD - but we are dividing folks into North and South groups. We'll be in touch about the location. If you have a favorite pair of gloves or trimmers - bring 'um. Otherwise, we will have plenty to go around.  Close-toed shoes and long pants are a must!

Sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4baca72aa1ff2-trail

Osage Explorer Trail and Pollinator Garden at Creekside Center in Beckley Creek Park

Build fences, clean up area and weed at Pollinator Garden

Date: 07/25/2018 (Wed.)

Time: 8:00am - 11:00am EDT

Location: Meet in front of PNC Achievement Center for Education and Interpretation in Beckley Creek Park

Sign-up: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0B4BACA72AA1FF2-osage1

Weeding at Cliffside Center in Broad Run Park

Date: 08/01/2018 (Wed.)

Time: 8:00am - 11:00am EDT

Location: Meeting at Cliffside Center Parking Lot by spray ground

Sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4baca72aa1ff2-weeding

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A VOLUNTEER?

Take a minute to fill out our volunteer application, or contact Rebecca Grau, Membership and Volunteer Coordinator at rgrau@21cparks.org or (502) 584-0350.

  

 

  

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