Bear Creek Park and Campground Host
Host duties include interacting with a diverse public, checking in campers and collecting fees, firewood sales, litter pickup, trash removal, restroom cleaning and light trail work. Host will also track and provide user numbers and report area violations to appropriate authorities.
- 50 amp electric
- Septic holding tank (1,500 gal.) with alarm to signal when near full.
- Marion County radio with phone patch is provided for official use.
- Cell reception is not available.
- TV reception may be available with satellite dish. (Host provides.)
- Also available: radio reception, picnic table, fire pit, and various tools for maintenance purposes
Click here for more information and apply today!
Become a Master Recycler
Join a network of over 700 people in Marion County that have taken the Master Recycler class. This 7 week class includes two Saturday field trips and covers the following topics including:
- What happens to your garbage: an overview of Marion County’s solid waste management system
- Recycling: what can and can’t be recycled and why
- Waste reduction in industry, at the office, and at home
- Green building - Waste management, water, energy, and resource efficiency as it relates to residential and commercial construction
- The power of purchasing - a look at what you’re buying
- Composting and vermi-composting (composting using worms)
- Household hazardous waste reduction and alternatives
- Meet other people that share your interest in environmental issues
- Education and outreach techniques
Once you have completed the class, you will be asked to complete 30 hours of volunteer payback helping to teach others about the concepts you will learn in class, establishing recycling programs at your work, volunteering at community events, or some other project of your choice.
The upcoming class begins on Thursday, 9/21 and applications are due Monday, Sept. 11th. If you would like more details about the upcoming class or would like to be notified of the next class, please visit the Environmental Services Master Recycler website.
Work with Homeless Dogs
The Dog Shelter is looking for volunteers who are committed, caring and responsible to truly make a difference in the lives of the abandoned and homeless animals in our care. You can make a difference!
Information and applications are available on the
Dog Shelter website.
Help Prepare and Respond to Emergencies
The Emergency Management Program is looking for community volunteers interested in helping prepare and respond to emergencies in Marion County. Opportunities include Amateur Radio Emergency Services, Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), the Medical Reserve Corps, office/administrative support, and more.
Marion County Citizen Corps website for more information.
Click here to apply.
Need more information or having trouble accessing on-line applications? Contact Volunteer Services at 503-588-7990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.