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Please note: Criminal record checks are to be conducted on all applicants over the age of 16 before enrolling in our volunteer program. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 21 years old. Volunteers working in the Therapeutic Recreation Division must be at least 18 years old.
**During July and August, the TIME of weekly litter cleanups will CHANGE TO 8:00-9:00am to beat the summer heat!**
Sign up today to help keep your favorite Park or Greenway clean and healthy by picking up trash! A great way to spend an hour TO BEGIN YOUR DAY on Tuesdays, 8:00-9:00AM, getting outdoors and helping in your community. REGISTER AT THIS LINK:
SignUp Genius: Park & Recreation SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROJECTS
DATES: Every Tuesday from July 13 to August 31, 2021! *You must register no later than the Sunday before each date.*
- Registration is limited to 25 Volunteers per date – EVERY VOLUNTEER MUST PRE-REGISTER!
- Volunteers should plan to bring their own work gloves, face coverings and water supply – Park & Recreation will continue to take precautions to protect everyone's health and safety.
- An email will be sent to all Volunteers the day before the cleanup date, with details about parking, what to bring, what to wear, etc. *Cleanup/Parking locations subject to change!
- Volunteers should be at least 10 years old; anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult who is at least 21 years old. Children age 6 and up are welcome, but must be closely supervised.If you have questions, or if you have a group who would like to help on a different day/time, please contact the Park & Recreation Volunteer Coordinator at Karen.Howard@MeckNC.gov .
Various Parks, Greenways and Nature Preserves throughout Mecklenburg County!
County services have returned to their normal schedule unless noted otherwise. Read the latest service availability update.