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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204


work in parks

Do something good for your community and the environment, and earn volunteer hours while you're at it. There are so many ways to get involved!  We will provide documentation of volunteer hours you complete for your school.


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Nature Day  Camp             

Teens ages 13 - 15 volunteer to share their love of nature with children in our Parks. Visit the Nature Day Camp page.
Good Hard Work

No Ivy League

Help protect forests by removing invasive English ivy and replanting with natives. We can also schedule an event for your class, club or group to volunteer together. Contact the No Ivy League at 503-823-3681 or  for more information.
Good Hard Work

Restoration Work Parties     


Follow this link for an up-to-date list of volunteer opportunities in parks and natural areas. We will provide documentation for you to take back to school or work that shows you volunteered in your community!
Working indoors

Office Work

Help out the Environmental Education team with random tasks around the office.  Shredding, sorting, cleaning and organizing our library are examples of activities that we can offer.  If you are skilled in PhotoShop or other digital media, please let us know!
Arts & crafts

Wreath Making

Are you creative?  Every December, we decorate and sell wreaths as a fundraiser for our Nature Camp Scholarship Program.  So much fun...come join us!

503-823-3601 (call)

503-823-6378 (text)

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