Opportunity Details


Age Minimum (with Adult): 8+, Minimum Age:14+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

Put Down Roots in Tualatin (age 8+) *MLK Weekend 2018*

Join us in honoring the legacy of Dr. King through meaningful service to our community: "Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve."
-- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Tualatin Public Library's mission is to empower and enrich our community through learning, discovery, and

Project Description:
The City of Tualatin enjoys many parks, trails, wetlands, and green-ways.  Keep these areas vibrant by planting and mulching native trees and shrubs. Join the City of Tualatin and Friends of Trees in observing Martin Luther King Day of Service at Hedges Creek in Ibach Park and make a positive impact on the environment.

By putting down roots in Tualatin, you can . . . Get dirty, breathe fresh air, meet new people, get a sense of achievement and impact the health of our environment as you plant and mulch 1500 native trees and shrubs to shade the stream and improve forest diversity

Individuals, families and groups are invited to register for one or many of the opportunities offered this spring. Tools, gloves, water, snacks and guidance by City Staff are provided.

Want to bring a big group? Please use the "Email" button below to check in with the coordinator first.

Join us and dig in!

Project Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 8 years of age or older to attend this project; any volunteer under age 18 must attend with a parent or adult chaperone.
  • All volunteers under 18 are required to bring a Youth Volunteer Release Form signed by their parent or legal guardian. Please download, complete, and bring this waiver with you on the day of the project.
  • If you plan to bring children or guests you MUST reserve slots for them. The best way to do this is to create a Volunteer Team, then sign up your team for this project. In the spirit of creating an atmosphere where people from all parts of our community are coming together to volunteer,
  • Team Captains are only able to reserve up to 50% of the spots on any individual MLK Weekend of Service Project. Team Captains are required to provide names and email addresses for each team member (over the age of 13) in order to hold spaces on a volunteer project or they may be removed from the project. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: You are responsible for ensuring that everyone signed up through your team attends - only sign up team members who have confirmed their availability. Teams that repeatedly sign up, but do not show up or show up with fewer volunteers than they signed up, may be removed. To add or remove team members from a project, click on "My Account" and then "My Teams," above.

Click "Sign Up" below to reserve your spot! Need help signing up? Call 503-200-3355.

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  • Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
  • Create a new team to sign up.

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