January 16, 2017

Time and location varies by project

Audience: Groups, Adults, High School Students, Middle School Students, Families, Seniors, Educators, Volunteers, Elementary School Students

Location: Milagra Ridge, Fort Cronkhite, Rodeo Lagoon/Valley, Marin County, Marin Headlands, Muir Beach, San Francisco, Ocean Beach, Presidio of San Francisco, San Mateo County, Crissy Field, Rodeo Beach

Event Type: Volunteer

    “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.”
    -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Volunteer in the Golden Gate National Parks at your doorstep and help grow and restore these spectacular parklands. It’s fun, it’s healthy, and it makes a difference—the perfect way to pitch in on a momentous day, launching a new year in our national parks. Bring the whole family and rally your friends!

    Projects & Locations

    This is a rain or shine event. Please dress appropriately!

    **All projects except Stinson Beach Cleanup are FULL

    Marin

    Trail Stewardship
    Repair post and cable fencing on scenic Hawk Hill in the Marin Headlands.
    Time: 9 am–12 pm   
    Age requirement: Volunteers ages 15 and up are welcome.
    Register >>

    Muir Beach Stewardship
    Improve vital habitat for the coho salmon and other wildlife through planting and weeding projects.
    Time: 10 am–1 pm   
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers ages 10 and up are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >>

    Stinson Beach Cleanup
    Enjoy a day at the beach while helping to care for our beautiful coastline in Marin.
    Time: 1 pm–3:30 pm   
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers of all ages are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >>  **Note: This program is on Sunday, January 15th.

    Rodeo Beach Cleanup
    Explore historic Fort Cronkhite and Rodeo Beach while improving marine health and visitor safety.
    Time: 10 am–1 pm   
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers of all ages are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >>


    San Mateo

    Milagra Ridge Stewardship
    Plant native seedlings along the newly restored Connemara Trail at Milagra Ridge.
    Time: 10 am–1 pm   
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers of all ages are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >>


    San Francisco

    Fort Funston Stewardship
    Plant native seedlings and clear brush on trails from winter storms at Fort Funston.
    Time: 9am-noon
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers ages 8 and up are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >>

    Golden Gate Maintenance
    Help keep the Presidio shoreline beautiful by pitching in at historic Crissy Field and East Beach! Projects include litter pick-up and clearing vegetation.
    Time: 9am-noon
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers ages 8 and up are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >>

    Ocean Beach Cleanup at Stairwell # 17
    Enjoy a day at the beach while helping to care for our beautiful coastline. This project will focus on the northern section of Ocean Beach.
    Time: 10 am–noon
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers of all ages are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >> 

    Ocean Beach Cleanup at Noriega Street
    Enjoy a day at the beach while helping to care for our beautiful coastline. This project will focus on the southern section of Ocean Beach.
    Time: 10 am–noon
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers of all ages are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >>

    Presidio Stewardship
    A variety of projects will be available to choose from. Help with habitat restoration, campground care, landscaping and gardening, or forest maintenance.
    Time: 9 am–12:30 pm
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers of all ages are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >>

    Aquatic Park Cleanup
    Join San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park and Aquarium of the Bay for a community and bay cleanup at Aquatic Park.
    Time: 10 am–1 pm
    Age requirement: Family-friendly, volunteers of all ages are welcome. Adult chaperones required for youth under the age of 15.
    Register >> **Note: This programs is on Saturday, January 14th.

    Age, Skills, What to Bring:

    • Volunteers of all ages are welcome. Read our Youth Policy Guidelines (PDF) for youth under the age of 15.
    • Bring your completed Volunteer Agreement Form (PDF). Volunteers under the age of 18 must have the parent/guardian approval section signed.
    • Wear clothes that can get dirty. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required. Bring layers for changing weather and rain gear if necessary.
    • Bring a personal water bottle and sunscreen.
    • No experience necessary. Training and tools will be provided. Fulfills community service requirements.

    Contact Information

    (415) 561-3044 or volunteer@parksconservancy.org.


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      The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust.



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