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Accepting applications for Miami-Dade's "Park Conservation Corps"

Members volunteer their time and expertise to help make parks a priority in our local community

MIAMI (April 19, 2017)

May 1 through June 30, 2017, applications will be accepted for Miami-Dade County’s Park Conservation Corps (PCC).  Adults, ages 21 and over, who are passionate about the environment, serving their community and playing an active role in enhancing the future of our local parks system are encouraged to apply.  Members of this signature volunteer group have the opportunity to participate in unique, educational park experiences and gain valuable skills for personal and professional enrichment.

Applicants selected, mark the second group of this volunteer initiative, launched last summer by the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department in partnership with the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, Inc.

Complete an application here.  

For more information, contact Miami-Dade Parks Community Outreach and Resource Manager Diana Young at 305-961-2781 or diana.young@miamidade.gov.

PCC members represent a variety of professionals across business, government, education and the non-profit sector.  They champion for parks, open spaces and the conservation of natural areas in our local community through volunteer service and advocacy, participating in volunteer projects in parks, learning the history and operation of the Parks system and networking with like-minded professionals.

About Miami-Dade Parks
Miami-Dade Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 270 parks and 13,573 acres of land. It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness and Conservation and Stewardship. The non-profit Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade supports Miami-Dade Parks’ efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County’s world-class parks system for residents and visitors.