Volunteering safely in the time of COVID-19
Since our founding in 1992, volunteerism has been at the core of Austin Park Foundation’s work enhancing and supporting our city’s nearly 300 parks. Traditionally this has meant serving in-person and in large groups, but that is by no means the only way to give of your time and talents. We want to empower YOU to show our parks some love.
The examples below are safe and effective ways to improve our parks, even at a distance. More than ever before, Austinites are recognizing the importance of parkland, and we are excited to engage volunteers through some new and nontraditional opportunities.
By offering opportunities for you to serve, we can continue to foster a community that recognizes the indispensable role parks play in bringing people together. Help us measure your impact in the parks by filling out this form when you're done!
Need your volunteer hours confirmed?
If you need confirmation of hours served, please reach out before doing any activities, and we can work with you to set up more formal hours confirmation.
This list is by no means comprehensive and some activities require being physically present in a park, while others do not. We ask that if you are completing any in-person items you do so safely by volunteering solo or in your family unit, practicing social distancing and wearing a mask whenever possible. Don't forget to share your impact with us through this form!