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Age Minimum (with Adult): 4+, Minimum Age:16+

Put Down Roots in Tualatin: MLK Day Tree Plant (age 4+) *MLK Weekend 2019*

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.

 

Get dirty, breathe fresh air, meet new people, get a sense of achievement and impact the health of our streams, forests and green spaces.

Individuals, families and groups are invited to register.

Tools, gloves, water, snacks and guidance by City Staff are provided.

Project Requirements:

  • This project is great for families with kids age 4 and up. All volunteers under 18 are required to bring a Youth Volunteer Release Form signed by a parent or legal guardian. Please download, complete, and bring this waiver with you on the day of the project.

  • 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/additional volunteers 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. Questions? Email teams@handsonportland.org 

  • 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: log in to your volunteer account and click "Manage My Team" next to the appropriate upcoming opportunity.

  • Remember to reserve slots for your children, as well as yourself. The best way to do this is to create a Volunteer Team:

    1. Log in.
    2. Click "create a new team" and fill out the form.
    Important: DO NOT provide an email address for any team members younger than 13. Instead, list your phone number and leave the email field blank.
    3. Click "sign up with a team" (next to the "sign up" button) after returning to this project page.
    4. Select your team and team members on the next page.
    5. Click "submit" and you're done!

Need help signing up? Call 503-200-3355.

 

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