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Check out our Volunteer Event Registration Portal to view and sign up for projects!

To inquire about a custom volunteer event for your school, group or business, please contact Volunteer Program Manager Lina Rose or at 206.477.6101. 


COVID update:

Volunteer expectations

  • We want to keep everyone safe. Please to not attend the event if you have been experiencing any of the following symptoms:
    Cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of smell or taste or if anyone in your household is suspected or diagnosed with COVID-19
  • Please register in advance
  • If you signed up for a project and no longer plan to attend, please communicate with your group leader and/or our Volunteer Program staff: parksvolunteer@kingcounty.gov. We will open the event registration to others that can attend.
  • Bring your own cloth mask and wear it during the event (we extra have disposable masks on site)
  • Bring your own work gloves (we will have extra gloves)
  • Bring your own water bottle. We will not have any snacks or drinking water available
  • Do not expect restrooms to be open. Many sites have port-a-potties available. Only a limited number of restrooms are open.
  • For more on our COVID practices, read our COVID practices.

Read King County Parks' coronavirus updates on The Plog.

 


Our Program

We lead community members in high quality service experiences in King County Parks with the goal of connection and engagement in the health of our parks.  Together with our partners, we lead an average of 10,000 volunteers a year performing restoration, park improvement and building and maintaining trails.  We weave environmental education into every event, to make for a rewarding and productive day in the park. 

 

We acknowledge that the work we do takes place on the occupied and traditional land of the Coast Salish-speaking people. We recognize the ancestors and current members of the Duwamish Tribal Community, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, the Snoqualmie Tribe, the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, the Suquamish Tribe, the Tulalip Tribes, and the Confederated Bands and Tribes of the Yakama Nation.
 
These Tribes claim traditional lands in King County. They cared for this land for thousands of years and continue to care for it today. Not only do we recognize the ongoing cultural and geographical legacy of the tribes and their people, but we acknowledge their history and presence here in this region today. (To find out more about Native Land, check out this interactive map: https://native-land.ca/)  


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Partners

We could not get all this work done without our partners leading events!