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Age Minimum (with Adult): 6+, Minimum Age:15+

Portland Parks & Recreation No Ivy League Volunteer Event (age 6+) *MLK 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.


Project Description:

Join Portland Parks and Recreation as we seek to maintain the beauty of Forest Park. During this service project, volunteers will be removing ivy from the park to restore the native habitat.

Important Info:

  • Did you know... Ivy is invasive and threatens native plants when left unchecked? This is your chance to help ensure that our local natural areas thrive!
  • Tools, gloves, instructions and snacks will be provided. Please come dressed for the weather, wear sturdy, closed toed shoes and bring a water bottle. Volunteers will be hiking about 1 mile to the worksite and will be working on uneven ground.
  •  The event will take place at Forest Park - 2960 NW Upshur St

Project Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 6 years of age or older to attend this project; any volunteer under age 15 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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