Volunteer

North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD) offers more than 140 different volunteer positions throughout the District including at the Milwaukie Community Center, North Clackamas Aquatic Park, the District office, and dozens of outdoor park locations. Whether you’re looking to gain experience or give back to the community, we offer special training and flexible hours for a wide variety of volunteer opportunities. Volunteers are valued for their time, their devotion and for their creative ideas.


BUDGET COMMITTEE OPENINGS

NCPRD is seeking interested community members to serve three-year terms on the Budget Committee. The Budget Committee reviews NCPRD’s financial plans and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors (also the Board of County Commissioners) regarding the District’s budget.

Appointed by the NCPRD Board of Directors, each of the Committee’s five members must live within the district boundary. The Committee participates in at least one budget meeting each year, typically held in the spring, but members may also meet on an “as needed” basis.

The deadline for receiving applications is Monday, Sept. 30, 2024. For more information, contact Kallie Guentner at kguentner@ncprd.com or call 503-318-3976.

APPLY HERE.


NATURAL AREAS
Become a park steward! Volunteers help keep our parks healthy, clean and beautiful. Volunteer events include planting native plants, removing invasive species, litter cleanup, and trail repair and maintenance. Submit the volunteer application.

Dragonfly Monitoring Orientation at Boardman Wetlands Nature Park
Boardman Wetlands and Nature Park
17908 S.E. Addie St., Jennings Lodge

Saturday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Help NCPRD and North Clackamas Watersheds Council track the ecological health of Boardman Wetlands. This orientation will provide training on catching techniques, dragonfly and damselfly identification, and survey methods. Open to all ages, muck boots or shoes that can get muddy recommended. Participants limited to 20 total.
SIGN UP FOR DRAGINFLY ORIENTATION

Johnson Creek Clean-Up (Non-NCPRD event)
Saturday, Aug. 17 from 8:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Johnson Creek Clean-Up returns August 17, hosted by our partners, Johnson Creek Watershed Council. This is your chance to GET IN the creek and GET OUT all the trash that has accumulated over the past year. Includes a free lunch!
LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP

Boardman Bioblitz
Saturday, Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-noon
Boardman Wetlands and Nature Park
17908 S.E. Addie St., Jennings Lodge
Help NCPRD document plants, insects, birds and other wildlife around Boardman Wetlands! NCPRD natural resources staff will guide you through the site to record the data on iNaturalist. Muck boots or shoes that can get muddy recommended. Snacks, water, and training provided!
SIGN UP HERE

Camas Corner Day
Saturday Sept. 28 10-noon
North Clackamas Park
5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr. Milwaukie, OR

Join NCPRD and the Native Plant Society of Oregon in caring for the beloved “camas corner” at North Clackamas Park. We’ll be pulling ivy, removing invasive weedy trees, and protecting the area for next year’s camas bloom! Tools, snacks, and instruction provided. All ages welcome.
SIGN UP HERE

Questions? Contact Lauren at LCary@clackamas.us.


MILWAUKIE COMMUNITY CENTER
The Milwaukie Community Center offers many different opportunities for you to share your skills – everything from Meals on Wheels deliveries to front desk support to chopping wood. There is currently a need for Meals on Wheels drivers and holiday event support. Find the perfect position for your interests and make a difference in your community. Learn more, or for questions email jhyder@ncprd.com.


VOLUNTEER SPORTS COACH
Enjoy sports? Love working with kids? We’re looking for enthusiastic, positive, and supportive volunteers to coach youth sports or as referees. Learn more,


Interested in learning more about all volunteer opportunities? To find the perfect volunteer position, call 503-742-4347.