Come join us!Volunteers are vital to the success of the city commitment to provide quality parks and recreation programs and facilities to our citizens. Volunteers not only provide invaluable support, but they also bring new ideas, energy, and a community perspective to the future of parks and recreation.
Why Volunteer?Volunteering offers a variety of wide-ranging benefits. By volunteering at our parks, trails, sports programs, and special events you can:
· Help build community
· Ensure the continuing vitality and health of our beautiful parks and open spaces
· Spend time in nature
· Enhance work and life experiences
· Meet new people, build lasting relationships and have fun
There are numerous opportunities to get involved. Check below to learn more about volunteer opportunities in Parks and Recreation:
Training is provided: Volunteer Form
Parks and PlaygroundsPark Clean Ups - Help keep our parks clean and beautiful! Clean-up assistance is always appreciated year round. Group clean-ups are held in the spring.
Energy Park - Sunday, April 3 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Join the Regular Tuesday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm work and planning crew and Coop Concert weeders to help keep the park beautiful! Work with native plants and meet other gardening lovers. Call Nancy at 413-774-5667 for more information.
Hillside Park & Green River Swim Area - Sunday, May 22nd from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Trail Maintenance - Help keep our trails clear and clean! Clean-up assistance is always appreciated year round.
Playground Builds - Stay tuned for upcoming Green River Park Community Playground Build information!
Special EventsWinter Carnival - Be a part of a tradition that began over 90 years ago! Ice sculpture contests, Fireworks, Breakfast with Olaf, Family Fun Day, Sleigh Bell Run, Cardboard Sled Race, K9 Keg Pull, Sledding, Ice Skating, and so much more! Mark your calendars for February 5th -7th, 2016! Please sign up at the VolunteerSpot link below.
Greenfield Triathlon - A great race can't succeed without volunteers! The 33rd Annual Triathlon will be held on Sunday, August 7th. We are building a team of great people to support the athletes and to assist us in ensuring this is a first class event! It takes 80+ volunteers minimum to run these dual events and that's where you come in! We need folks to fill many different positions including packet pickup, site preparation, water stop, registration, body marking, road marshal, finish line assistant, food service, transition area security, etc. Sign up to volunteer for the race at VolunteerSpot. The Bridge is Back! Be part of the fun! Sign up to volunteer at this year's Greenfield Lightlife Triathlon at the VolunteerSpot link below.
Riverside Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival - We are in need of volunteers for our Riverside Blues & BBQ Festival, October 8th-9th, 2016 at Beacon Field. Please register on the Volunteer Spot link below! If you volunteer for three or more hours, you receive a free event goodie bag with T-Shirt, food coupon, and more! Please sign up at the VolunteerSpot link below.
Halloween - We need your help at Greenfield’s Annual Downtown Halloween Celebration, 2016 Date to be Announced! Please sign up at the VolunteerSpot link below.