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VOLUNTEER! The Best Things in Life are Free!
Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department encourages Miami-Dade residents to volunteer their time at the park of their choice by building a playground, beautifying parks, maintaining natural areas, playing basketball with children in an inclusive setting, coordinating activities for seniors programs, completing a scouting merit badge program, providing golf ranger/starter duties, cleaning and maintaining a park or fulfilling community service hours and more.
For more information on volunteering, please contact 305-961-2781.
Park Conservation Corps
Are you passionate about the conservation of parks and natural areas?
Looking for an opportunity to volunteer and give back to your community?
Join the Park Conservation Corps today!
The Park Conservation Corps is a signature volunteer group comprised of individuals passionate about serving their community and playing an active role in enhancing Miami-Dade County's park system. Park Conservation Corps members represent a variety of professions across business, government, education and the non-profit sector. They come together with one goal in mind; to champion for parks, open spaces and the conservation of natural areas in our local community through direct civic engagement.
As a member of the Park Conservation Corps, you can:
- Connect with nature, explore our parks & get to know our local community through a ''parks'' lens.
- Become an advocate and help make parks, open spaces and the preservation of natural areas a top priority in our community.
- Participate in volunteer projects that enhance our heritage parks and natural areas.
- Have the opportunity to learn best practices in the areas of landscaping, tree planting, master gardening, coastal stewardship and many other key conservation efforts.
- Network with other PCC members and interact with Miami-Dade County Parks staff and elected officials.
Applications are now available. Download the Park Conservation Corps Application .
9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance
Join us as we commemorate the heroes and victims of 9/11 through volunteer service. Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, in partnership with the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, the Miami Dolphins Special Teams and Barry University, is hosting the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Tropical Park from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. Projects will include planting, mulching, landscaping, removing litter and other park beautification activities.
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