Volunteer with New Hanover County Parks & Gardens and become a Parks Star! Parks & Gardens has a talented and hardworking group of volunteers who assist in many different areas.  Being a volunteer is a great opportunity to better yourself and your community, while meeting new people and learning new things.  Parks & Gardens volunteers enjoy the beauty of nature while playing a very important role in the protection and preservation of New Hanover County’s parks & gardens. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older.

Current Opportunities

  • Volunteer Work Day at Veterans Park:  Thursday, November 2nd  8am-12pm
    Join Parks & Gardens staff for a work day at Veterans Park!  We will be installing mulch and making landscape improvements. All tools will be provided- just bring your own gloves.  We will meet at the Veterans Park flag pole at 7:45am.
  • Trash Mob Litter Clean-up:  Saturday, January 13th  9-11am
    Do you want to help keep New Hanover County beautiful? Then join us for our quarterly Adopt-a-Highway litter clean-ups on Harris Road by Smith Creek Park. Clean-ups are scheduled for the 2nd Saturday of January, March, June and September from 9-11am.  Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and can participate as an individual or group.  We will provide all the necessary supplies- bags, gloves, safety vests and pickers.  We will park and meet at Parkwood Park, 4827 Canetuck Rd, Wilmington 28411, at 8:45am.

Fill out the following form or contact Jodi Rich / (910) 798-7629 to become a Parks Star Volunteer or to receive more information:

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230 Government Center Drive, Suite 120 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7620 • Fax 910-798-7621