Our Gardens - Come get to know our specialty gardens and gardeners! Adult volunteers will assist skilled gardeners at these horticultural jewels.
Kubota Gardens - Attention Volunteers! Kubota Garden is looking for volunteers to assist our garden staff in all phases of caring for the Gardens including maintenance, renovation, and new development. This 20 acre American-Japanese garden if for you! A variety of projects are always in process. Guided assistance is needed in many areas: weeding, planting, garden bed drawing, turf maintenance, pond maintenance, irrigation plan development, pruning including specialized Japanese pine pruning, and garden building, especially using stone. What are your skills and interests? Contact Don Brooks, Senior Gardener, firstname.lastname@example.org 206-684-4584
Improve our Shorelines - Shoreline restoration creates habitat for fish, birds and marine mammals and enhances the natural beauty of our beaches. Whether it is a beach/shoreline litter pick up or attacking invasive species opportunities await!
Seacrest - Help the shoreline and seeding out and mulch some areas along the shoreline where we previously planted native trees and shrubs. The long term goal is to enhance the shoreline of Seacrest Park with pockets of native shoreline plants and driftwood to create a natural looking beach landscape and wildlife habitat. Contact Phil Renfrow at 206-684-7457
Your Neighborhood parks - We have 400 neighborhood parks! Bring your neighbors together and have fun supporting one of our featured park projects. Park enhancements include weeding shrub beds, mulching trees, ball field support, play area maintenance and invasive removal of "bully weeds".
Lake Washington Boulevard South - Help us restore this beautiful section of Lake Washington by digging out invasive weeds like Reed Canary Grass & Yellow Flag Iris. Help water birds & other critters by picking up small pieces of litter they could accidently eat. Contact Sonny Gloria 206 386 1916
Mount Baker Park - Bring yourself or your group to help restore and maintain this stately park's shrub beds by weeding and mulching the beds! Contact Heidi Narte at email@example.com
Mount Baker Ridge Viewpoint. - Enjoy a beautiful view of the Olympics & Puget Sound after you've spent some time weeding a hillside with native plants. This beautiful little park was funded by neighbors' efforts. Contact Heidi Narte at firstname.lastname@example.org
North Acres Park - This wonderful natural Park needs lots of hands and has the ability to host your group, Eagle Scouts, projects.
Katie Black's Garden - This Japanese stroll garden is on Beacon Hill. This hidden gem fell into disrepair but steady effort has reclaimed most of the park. Be part of the effort to unearth a brick path or a rock wall that hasn't seen the light of day in years! Contact Heidi.Narte@seattle.gov
Eagle Scout Projects - Eagle Scout Projects support park initiatives and infrastructure. You will make a big difference to Seattle's Parks and Green Spaces. The project list shows the parks our staff have requested. Please read the Seattle Parks and Recreation Eagle Scout Information List and the Volunteer Behavior Expectations under Downloads on the Volunteer Web page while you review these available projects.
Camp Long Environmental Learning Center - Build signs and install them as your project! Come to Camp Long for our Challenge Course Elements. Fundraising for materials required. For more information call or txt Ken Turner at 206-399-2205.
Dr. Jose Rizal Park - We have multiple projects from which you can choose: forest restoration, trails, apple orchard restoration. You will develop a plan, possibly fundraise and then carry out the project. We will provide direction, some tools and materials list. Contact Craig Thompson, Forest Steward email@example.com
Fauntleroy Park - Build Fauntleroy Park Wayfinding Posts! There will be a need to work with our community- Parks & the Fauntleroy Watershed Coalition. Help build, install, fundraise, & update plans! Contact Carol Baker, Crew Chief at 206 684 7457 firstname.lastname@example.org
Kingfisher Natural Area on Thornton Creek (Park #2) - Build a forest work party! We will supply direction, materials list, and help you to be successful. You will pick the project and lead the event day! Contact Rick Swing, Forest Steward - 206 250 8910 or email@example.com
Kubota Gardens - Build a new trail! Create something permanent. This will be a new construction project in the Green Belt. We will require a plan, fundraise for materials, and follow Parks' guidance. Contact Don Brooks 206 684 4584
Lewis Park Natural Area - Build & lead your own forest project work party! As lead Eagle Scout, you will plan, recruit volunteers and lead a Lewis Park Natural Area work party. You may choose an existing event day or create your own day. We will supply direction, materials list, & best management practices for the project. Contact Dee Dunbar, Forest Steward 206 778 1377 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lincoln Park - Build a small Recycle Information Kiosk! You build, install & fundraise. We provide the supervision and plans. Contact Carol Baker, Crew Chief at 206 684 7457 email@example.com
Thornton Creek, Licorice Fern Natural Area (Park #1 - Work with us to put together work party plans for our NE community. Help us develop educational materials and informational signage. We will provide direction, support, and materials lists. Kelly Dole, Forest Steward - 206 696 3653
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