ALL Park projects, events and grant funding applications are planned and conducted by VOLUNTEERS. Township road crew staff conduct maintenance and assist with physical work on Park projects, and office staff assist with administrative tasks, but VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED to continue the following Park events and projects. A wide range of volunteer opportunities are available - from one-time events to long-term members of the Park & Recreation Commission. These offer a great opportunity to get involved with your community!!!
7 vacancies for Members of the Park & Recreation Commission (5-year terms. Evening meetings twice each month, plus approximately 2 to 4 hours per month of additional effort)
Social Media Manager – to expand awareness and communication between Parks & Recreation Commission and the East Fallowfield community through messaging and maintaining the Park & Recreation Website and Facebook page.
Supporting Park Day Event Volunteers – volunteers needed to assist in planning and hosting the event.
Other Event Organizers/Volunteers – volunteers needed for other Park events and activities (e.g., Spring Egg Hunt, "Hats Off to Our Heroes" Memorial Day Event, etc.). These events have also been cancelled until further notice until volunteers can be found to plan, coordinate and conduct these events.
Trail Tenders – volunteers needed to - once a year - clear light debris, pick up trash, check trails for general condition and report maintenance needs.
Adopt a Garden – volunteers needed to - once in spring and once in summer – weed, prune and other light enhancements of a landscaped plant bed.
Rain Garden Stewards – volunteers needed to learn how rain gardens work, help weed and replenish plantings as needed to keep the Park’s rain gardens attractive and functioning.
Pond Watch – volunteers needed to join the hearty group that meets monthly April through September for 1 hour at the pond to monitor the water quality of the Park Pond.
Grant Writing – volunteer needed to help draft and compile grant application packages.
Have Another Idea? Is there another project or event that you’re interested in volunteering to do ? Let us know your thoughts!
If you would like to get involved, please:
- attend a meeting - Park & Recreation Commission meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm at the Township Building (or at the Park Pavilion during summer months).
- "Like" us at East Fallowfield Parks & Recreation Facebook page to receive periodic updates of Park & Recreation activities and projects.