There are many exciting ways you can volunteer at Washington Township. If you have a talent or are looking to learn something new, we welcome you to apply.
Assist in maintaining departmental and Township records. Depending on your interests, duties can include filing, transcribing, typing, copying, scheduling appointments and special projects such as health and wellness initiatives.
Meet and greet people at the parades, festivals, open houses, and other celebrations in which we host and participate. Duties can include providing assistance with event set-up, tear-down and activity preparations, inflating balloons, directing people and traffic, answering questions, registering participants, serving food, or staffing a booth or information table. Your creative talents can be expressed by designing posters, leading children’s activities, preparing materials for crafts and games, conducting a demonstration, or developing games or crafts.
Park Facilities Maintenance
Get outdoors, get some exercise, and help us keep the Township parks looking beautiful. Small and large projects keep the staff busy year-round painting, repairing, constructing, and refurbishing to keep the park grounds, play areas, fencing, buildings, and equipment in tip-top shape.
Green thumbs and those who like to get their hands dirty will enjoy working with the group that plants, mulches, removes weeds, and waters the landscaped areas and gardens around township buildings and in the parks.
Recreation Programs and Activities
Assist in the preparation and/or implementation of recreation programs including arts and crafts, athletics, games and live entertainment offered by the Parks and Recreation Department. Duties may include helping in the preparation of materials, assisting with program participant supervision and guidance, helping to clean up and organize at the program’s conclusion, and helping with publicity and program evaluation.
Eagle Scout Leadership Service
Discuss with a Parks staff member your ideas for a service project. Projects completed by former Eagle Scout candidates include developing a rain garden, building a permanent educational display, planting trees, And constructing picnic tables and benches.
Assist the Parks Manager with a variety of special projects including building, installing and repairing bluebird houses, monitoring wildlife activity, and maintaining pond and prairie habitats to promote species diversity and provide resources for educational programming.
If you have a passion, hobby, craft, special interest, or skill you would like to share with the public in the form of a class offered through our Parks and Recreation Department, contact the Parks Program Manager, Kori Hurley at (614) 652-3947.