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Volunteer -parkResidents have the opportunity to demonstrate their civic pride by volunteering in the parks!  Various tasks are available for young, old and everyone in-between—join us in making our parks clean and green! Please contact the Volunteer Management Unit at least 3-4 weeks in advance of your targeted volunteer date.

Adopt-a-Park’s Volunteer Coordinator Mollie Tobias answers, “What Makes A Great Volunteer Program?”in California Parks & Recreation, the Official Magazine of the California Parks & Recreation Society. Mollie describes her philosophy on managing park volunteers and her tools for success.
Read the full article here!

Volunteer Management Unit

200 E. Santa Clara St.
9th Floor
San José, Ca 95113

Ph: (408) 535-3588

Calendar of Volunteer Events
Interested in finding out what volunteer opportunities are upcoming? 
Please click here for event details and registration information.  

Common Volunteer Tasks

  • Remove non-native invasive plants
  • Prune, weed, mulch and reseed
  • Preserve and enhance beautiful landscapes
  • Restore vital native habitat
  • Pick up litter
  • Remove graffiti

Volunteer Service Agreement Form for One Day Events

If you are volunteering for just one day, please print this form, complete it and turn it in at the registration table at the volunteer site. All minors MUST have their parent or guardian's signature on the form.