Holiday and Special Event Opportunities

Looking for short-term opportunities?  Most of these opportunities are done-in-a-day, require only a few hours of time, or will last only a few days or weeks.  Some of these are on-going occuring once or a couple of times a year, some will happen just this one time, but all need your help to be successful!  For most events contact or call 360-735-3690.

CLARK COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS PARKS DIVISION:  Park and Trail Maintenance volunteer opportunities are now recruiting.  Below is a list of upcoming dates.  Volunteers should be in good physical condition and able to navigate uneven terrain, bend, crouch, kneel, grab and pull.  Groups are usually welcome, though some dates have limits as to the number who can participate.  If you wish to participate with a group please contact us to insure there will be room.  Usually tools, snacks and water will be provided.  Often parking passes are provided.  Always dress for the weather and wear closed toed shoes.  Be prepared to get dirty and have fun!  Youth are usually welcome as long as they are accompanied by an adult (for youth under age 16).  

All cleanups/maintenance events are 9:00 a.m. till Noon unless otherwise noted.

Frenchman's Bar Cleanup   June 23; July 28; August 25     Frenchman's Bar is located at:  8800 NW Lower River Road

Whipple Creek Trail Maintenance:   May 19; June 16    Whipple Creek is at Vancouver Lake Park 6801 NW Lower River Road


THE HISTORIC TRUST CELEBRATE FREEDOM SUMMER EVENTS 2018:  The Historic Trust located at the Fort Vancouver National Reserve Site hosts some major events requiring a lot of volunteers!  Volunteers will help with set up and take down of the event, serve as greeters, distribute pamphlets, or help with activities.  Register to help early as these volunteer activities are in high demand and fill up fast!

Flag Day Event:  June 14 2018  8:00 a.m.till Noon or Noon till 4:00 p.m.

4th of July Event:  July 4, 2018  8:00 a.m. till midnight!  Shifts:  8:00 a.m. till Noon; Noon till 4:00 p.m.  4:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.   8:00 p.m. till midnight

CONFLUENCE LAND BRIDGE:  Help tend to the needs of the land bridge spanning Hwy 14 between the Waterfront Renaissance Trail and Fort Vancouver with upcoming opportunities.  Tools, gloves and training provided.  Help spruce up this treasure for the upcoming summer season!  The land bridge is a unique feature featuring indigenous plants and historical kiosks detailing the native history of the area connecting us back to the Klickitat Trail, Lewis and Clark, and the development of the Northwest.  Other volunteer work parties will occur over the next several months.  If you'd like more information visit  To volunteer email:  shannon at or call Courtney at 360-693-0123.  


Our Mission is to connect the wisdom, experience, and talents of volunteers with opportunities to enrich the quality of life for themselves and their communities.