Parks Volunteer Open House

Five volunteers pose in a garden.

Are you curious about volunteering in a park? This is your chance!

Learn more about volunteer opportunities at our open house on Feb. 23 at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center.

Admission is free; the park entrance fee will be waived.

Learn more about our available positions by reading the descriptions below, and apply online here.

Volunteer descriptions

Adopt-a-Garden Volunteer

Volunteers will assist with maintenance, upkeep and planting of the xeric and pollinator gardens at the Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center. Volunteers may assist with other garden sites or plantings as needed (tree watering).

Nature Ambassador Volunteer

The Nature Ambassador’s primary purpose is to lead (present) and create a variety of quality educational programs and assist the park naturalists in their programs for public and scheduled groups.

Nature Guide Volunteer

The Nature Guide’s primary purpose is to assist with crowd control, crafts, and more, the Park Naturalists and Nature Ambassadors in a variety of quality educational programs for the public and scheduled groups.

Park Patroller (mountain bike, horse, hike)

The Park Patrol’s primary purpose is to: provide for the safe and enjoyable use of the open space park trails by all park users.

Trail Crew Volunteer

This volunteer positions primary purpose is to help with the Natural Resources Crew maintaining and constructing soft surface trails in Bear Creek Lake Park and at William Frederick Hayden Park. 

LEAD Wildlife Monitor Volunteer

This volunteer positions primary purpose is to support and lead other wildlife monitors with maintenance, questions and data on wildlife cameras at Bear Creek Lake Park, William Fredrick Hayden Park on Green Mountain and the Green Belt. This position will require someone who can handle wildlife camera common technical issues and is available to meet volunteers when they require assistance.

Habitat Restoration Volunteer

This volunteer positions primary purpose is to perform restoration duties and projects under the volunteer coordinator. Some of these duties include watering recently planted restoration sites, deconstructing and closing social trails, helping plant and seed native vegetation and mechanical noxious weed removal at Bear Creek Lake Park, William Fredrick Hayden Park on Green Mountain and the Green Belt.

When

  • Wednesday, February 23, 2022 | 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Location

Bear Creek Lake Park Visitor Center, 15600 W. Morrison Road, Lakewood, CO 80228  View Map

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