City of Wenatchee Volunteer Program
By working together, we can make a positive contribution to our community and strengthen the spirit of Wenatchee.
Volunteering is popular among people of all ages - from students to retirees. Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on the community. But did you know that it can have many benefits for you too? Here are some reasons to volunteer:
Learn or develop a new skill
Improve the lives of others
Be part of your community and connect with others
Motivation and sense of achievement
Gain life experiences
Meet and interact with a diverse range of people
Boost your career options
Click here for the Volunteer Brochure
Current Volunteer Opportunities:
City of Wenatchee Annual Recycle Event - April 6.
We are looking for volunteers to help with the City’s annual recycle event, Saturday April 6, 2013 from 9am – 3pm. All or part of the day would be greatly appreciated. Call (509) 888-6200, ext. 3260 to volunteer.
Adopt a Park!
Adopt a Park programs have operated successfully in communities throughout the Country by assisting Parks and Recreation departments of all sizes in the development and ongoing maintenance of their parks. The majority of these programs involve volunteer groups or individuals engaging in a variety of tasks ranging from litter patrol to painting and weeding. This type of program not only improves the quality and aesthetics of the park system, but also creates a feeling of public ownership and pride. See the Adopt a Park brochure for more information: Adopt a Park Brochure
Adopt a Street!
The Adopt-A-Street program empowers volunteer groups to keep their neighborhoods litter-free one street at a time. Adopt-A-Street is a collaboration between the City of Wenatchee and volunteer groups. Residents volunteer to remove litter from an adopted street in their city four times a year for two years. The City of Wenatchee provides organizational help, cleanup supplies, free disposal, and Adopt-A-Street signs with the name of the group on them. See the Adopt-A-Street brochure for more information: Adopt a Street Brochure
Other information and volunteer links:
Get Connected through United Way (web-based platform that matches volunteers with the right volunteer opportunities)
Serve Washington - Washington Commission for National and Community Service