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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

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Take a look at the events ​listed below and let us know if you want to be part of the fun! For more information, or if you have a specific interest or idea not listed here, please contact us at volunteer@a2gov.org or call 734.794.6445.

Love A Park Days

Sunday, June 16, 1-3pm. Burns Park Rain Garden. 1320 Baldwin Ave.

Tuesday, June 18, 2-4pm. Hunt Park. 1035 Daniel St.

Wednesday, July 10, 3-5pm. Park TBD.

Sunday, Aug. 18, 1-3pm. Park TBD.

Friday, Sept. 20, 2-4pm. Park TBD.

Lend a hand, give your time, and join us to help beautify and clean up a park that needs a little love and attention. With 159 parks in the park system, there are lots of ways to support park maintenance and beautification efforts. We bring the music, refreshments, and tools; you bring the energy and desire to make a difference, and together we make a beautiful parknership! Join us for one or all of the summer 2019 dates. Locations are yet to be determined as park needs are assessed and projects assigned accordingly. Contact us at volunteer@a2gov.org or 734-794-6445 to reserve your spot or find more information. If you see a need or have an idea in a park, let us know!


Individual Opportunities

Garden Volunteers

With the guidance and expertise from a Certified Master Gardener, help maintain the garden beds at Cobblestone Farm. This historic site provides a view of past rural life in Washtenaw County and has a variety of beds that are maintained by volunteers! If you'd like to help, please contact us with which dates we can expect you: volunteer@a2gov.org or 734-794-6445. For any of the dates below, we will be working 9am-12pm.

June 10, 19

July 1, 3, 8, 18, 24

August 5, 7, 12, 21


Splash Days

June 29, Veterans Memorial Park Pool, 2150 Jackson Avenue.
July 13, Buhr Park Pool, 2751 Packard Road.
Aug. 10, Fuller Park Pool, 1519 Fuller Road.
Join us for a fun-filled volunteer opportunity leading games and activities for kids both in and out of the water at one of our three pools. Set-up and take-down times are included, and not all volunteers will need to know how to swim. Shift time is 1:30-4:30p.m. (Splash Day event is 2-4p.m.) This opportunity is best for individuals or small groups. RSVP to volunteer@a2gov.org or 734-794-6445.


Food Truck Rallies

Wednesdays:  June 5 | July 3 | August 7 | September 4 | October 2

The Food Truck Rallies provide fun and entertainment for the whole family! Volunteers are needed to assist with Zero Waste stations, set up, and take down. They are the first Wednesday of each month and volunteer shifts are from 4-9p.m. RSVP to volunteer@a2gov.org​ or 734.794.6445.


KidZone

Tuesday, July 2, 4:30-8:30pm

At the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, the Farmers Market is setting up an interactive area for our youngest festival-goers! The KidZone tent provides a fun and safe area for children and their parents to discover and explore a wide variety of hands-on activities with different community partners. Activities will include coloring sheets, small crafts, veggie bean bag toss, and veggie costumes! If you'd like to volunteer to help facilitate this area, please contact rlocke@a2gov.org. Event time runs 5-8pm, but volunteer shift is from 4:30-8:30pm, to include set up and clean up.


Saturday Market Help

We are seeking a motivated volunteer between 7a.m.-3p.m. during the busy Saturday Farmers Market. Duties can include assisting staff, vendors and customers with orders, traffic control at loading zones, litter pick up, and customer feedback. Contact Stephanie Willette, the Farmers Market manager, to find open date and time slots:​  SWillette@a2gov.org or 734.794.6000 ext.​ 42575.


1519 Fuller Road
734-794-6445
volunteer@a2gov.org