VOLUNTEER

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO HELP WITH OUR PARKS' EFFORTS

TPF is looking for volunteers to assist with our park projects and promoting the parks. Please read about future opportunities below, and sign up to be a volunteer today. For additional information, contact Felicia Boyd, TPF Program and Outreach Director.

UPCOMING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Friday Mornings in the Parks Volunteer Projects – Summer 2017

JaxParks, in partnership with the Timucuan Parks Foundation, is seeking volunteers to participate in a series of volunteer projects throughout the summer on Friday mornings.  Check out the list of opportunities below and sign up on HandsOnJacksonville.org.  The project leader will email those that sign up with additional information a few days prior to the project date.

Friday, June 9 (9am-noon) @ Castaway Island Preserve (2921 San Pablo Rd. S.)

  • Trail and garden maintenance
  • Volunteers requested to bring pruners, work gloves and water
  • Meet in picnic area

Friday, June 30 (9am-noon) @ Hanna Park (500 Wonderwood Drive)

  • Removal of invasive plants
  • Volunteers requested to bring work gloves and water
  • Identify self as volunteer when arriving at park entrance station for free entry; meet in parking lot just inside entrance gate by park office

 Friday, July 7 (9am-noon) @ Kings Road Historical Park (13900 New Kings Road)

  • Trail maintenance
  • Volunteers requested to bring loppers/pruners, work gloves and water
  • Meet in parking lot on west side of the road

 Friday, July 28 (9am-noon) @ Betz-Tiger Point Preserve (13990 Pumpkin Hill Road)

  • Trail maintenance
  • Volunteers requested to bring loppers/pruners, work gloves and water
  • Meet at large pavilion by parking lot

 Friday, August 4 (9am-noon) @ Cedar Point Preserve (7116 Cedar Point Road)

  • Trail maintenance
  • Volunteers requested to bring pruners, work gloves and water
  • Meet at trailhead parking lot

For all projects, volunteers must wear closed-toed shoes and it is highly recommended that they bring work gloves, sunscreen, bug spray, a hat, sunglasses and water.  Volunteers must follow all park rules and policies as well as promote and exhibit safe behavior at all times.  Children under 16 must be supervised by their parent/guardian or scout leader during the project.  Anyone under 18 years old must have signature of parent/guardian on liability waiver prior to starting work; waiver can be obtained in advance from Felicia Boyd, Timucuan Parks Foundation, 904-463-1799 or fboyd@timucuanparks.org

**BONUS**

Anyone participating in 2 or more Friday morning projects will receive a TPF or REI t-shirt!

Featured Parks

Castaway Island Preserve
Big Talbot Island State Park
JACKSONVILLE-BALDWIN RAIL TRAIL