Volunteer Events

More events are listed on the Calendar page.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Shrubbery Pruning
Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 1 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
We need up to 10 volunteers to help with pruning shrubs and trees to help keep our landscaping neat and tidy. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the park ahead of time to pre-arrange your participation. This is a great activity for small groups who need public service hours. 770-387-3747.
Volunteer to Work The Ridge Walk
Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Greet and register Pine Mountain Ridge Walkers. Participants are hiking the closed Hwy 190 for 3 miles from the Park Office to the Callaway Country Store. Check-in at the park office Park Office on Hwy 190. May want to walk afterwards. Call Amy at the park office for more information $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Monday, January 15, 2018

MLK Day of Service
Monday, Jan 15, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Join us as we give the park some extra TLC. Help us keep Panola beautiful on this national day of volunteer service dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Come prepared to work and make new friends while you’re at it. Bring water, sturdy shoes, and work gloves. Must register in advance by calling the Nature Center. $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Shrubbery Pruning
Saturday, Feb 3, 2018 1 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
We need up to 10 volunteers to help with pruning shrubs and trees to help keep our landscaping neat and tidy. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the park ahead of time to pre-arrange your participation. This is a great activity for small groups who need public service hours. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Volunteer to Work The Ridge Walk
Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Greet and register Pine Mountain Ridge Walkers. Participants are hiking the closed Hwy 190 for 3 miles from the Park Office to the Callaway Country Store. Check-in at the park office Park Office on Hwy 190. May want to walk afterwards. Call Amy at the park office for more information $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Volunteer to Work The Ridge Walk
Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 7 AM to 11:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Greet and register Pine Mountain Ridge Walkers. Participants are hiking the closed Hwy 190 for 3 miles from the Park Office to the Callaway Country Store. Check-in at the park office Park Office on Hwy 190. May want to walk afterwards. Call Amy at the park office for more information $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Volunteer To Help With The Night Eggstravaganza
Friday, Mar 23, 2018 4 PM to 9 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Hundreds of kids and their families join us for this annual night event. Help us guard eggs, organize prizes, manage the ribbon run, judge hats, orchestrate the egg tossing, lead hunt groups, and take photographs. Must sign up in advance and be assigned to an area. Call the park office or contact Amy at fdrpark_naturalist@yahoo.com. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Springtime Flowerbed Clean-up and Planting
Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 1 PM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
We will need 15-20 people to help us clean-up our flower beds. Experience in identifying weeds and non-weeds would be useful. If you are interested in volunteering, pleas contact the park ahead of time. This is a great activity for small groups seeking to complete public service hours. 770-387-3747.
Volunteer to Help with the 5K Cottontrail Run
Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 6 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Help us with the logistics of setting up the race, registering participants, and running this fun 5K event. Volunteers needed from 6 AM to 11:00 AM. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Lighting of the Mounds - Tiki Torch Set Up
Friday, Apr 13, 2018 2 PM to 5 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
We need about 10 volunteers to help set up Tiki Torches, other lighting, and get fire buckets ready for our event the following day. If you are interested in volunteering for the whole day or part of the day, please call the park ahead of time to let us know. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Annual Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 7 AM to 5 PM
Vogel State Park - Blairsville, GA
Come volunteer to help with various projects to help prepare for the summer season. Projects include, refurbishing campsites, spreading mulch throughout the park, installing bricks in the “Memory Walkway”, cleaning trials, and a spring clean-up throughout the park. Meals will be provided by the Vogel Volunteers.Please pre-register. $5 parking. 706-745-2628.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Volunteer to Help Us with Summer Programs and Events
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 9 AM to 11 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Train with us anytime then join us for a fun-filled summer and fall on the mountain as a program/hike guide, host, or information specialist for one or more of our many public programs. Check our calendar for upcoming events. Contact Amy at the park office for more information or email amy.waite@dnr.ga.gov. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Kudzu Krush - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Enjoy a day of volunteering with the staff and the "Friend's of Victoria Bryant State Park" by working to remove invasive species and beautify the trails and golf course. Parking is free for all volunteers that day, as a "Thank You" for giving back! Meet at Highland Walk Golf Course. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Volunteer Workday: Rivers Alive Shoreline Clean-up
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
The focus on this day is cleaning up around our lake shoreline. The park is working with the local 4-H chapter, and along with the feel good vibes for helping the community, you will also get a free Rivers Alive shirt. 912-287-4900.