Friends of Goodale Park Earth Day Cleanup

Saturday, April 15th, 2017 from 9:00am to 12:00pm

About

Please join Friends of Goodale Park for Earth Day Columbus 2017!

We are proud to be a part of this annual event, and we look forward to making a difference in Goodale Park, Columbus' oldest (and best!) city park.
We're giving the park a makeover with lots of garden bed weeding, mulching, litter pickup, and much more.

No gardening experience is necessary, and the more the merrier (we have over 32 acres of park to tackle!).

We have a small supply of garden gloves, shovels, brooms, hand trowels and wheelbarrows to use, but we always welcome volunteers to bring their own tools to use. Just be sure to mark your own supplies with your contact info (duct tape and sharpies work best!) so that we may return them at the end of the event. Please note that power tools are not permitted.

Please remember to wear weather-appropriate clothing, as we will be working outdoors. We will work in light rain, but never in dangerous weather. Please check the Friends of Goodale Park Facebook page for a weather update at 8am the morning of the event, before heading to the park.

Volunteers must sign in at the Goodale Park Caretaker's Residence upon arrival. Please use the Park Street entrance into the park, and follow the driveway until it dead-ends in front of the residence. There is very limited parking inside the park, so we recommend walking, biking or busing if possible. If driving is a must, there are parking meters along Park St. and Goodale St. Use caution when parking on other neighborhood streets as many are permit-only.

Looking forward to seeing you there!
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Positions
0 Remaining
Registration
Registration Closed
Registration Closes
Any time before each shift ends or when space runs out.
Age Limit
All Ages
Requirement Details
A good attitude and a willingness to make a difference are encouraged!
Perks
Perks of this volunteer event are:
Making new connections, getting fresh air and exercise, learning some new skills, and gaining an overall sense of do-gooder-ness. :)
Parking Details
Limited parking inside Goodale Park. Bike racks are located near the Caretaker's Residence and near the Goodale Park gazebo. Metered parking is available along Park Street and along Goodale Street. Use caution when parking on neighborhood streets as many are permit-only.
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80 Positions Filled | 33 Impacts | 106 Hours

Shifts (10)

1 - 10 of 10 Shifts
ShiftStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionRegistrants Needed
 
Chase PRIDE Team9:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET)This shift is for our Chase PRIDE team members. Volunteers here will work with our FGP team leaders to continue working on the Chase garden bed, and will fill in on other teams as needed.0/20Over
Garden Bed Cleanup9:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET) Help rid our garden beds of the winter blahs! Volunteers for this shift will pull weeds, clean out debris, and prep for mulch in garden beds all over Goodale Park. This shift is for volunteers who aren't afraid to get a little dirty, and those who want to see the...16/30Over
General Volunteer Team9:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET)Can't make up your mind? Join our "General Volunteer Team" and you can be assigned to an Earth Day team the morning of the event! We always need to fill in a few spots here and there.20/20Over
Litter Team 19:00am (ET)10:00am (ET) Let's give litter the boot! Volunteers for this shift will pick up litter throughout Goodale Park. Litter grabbers, gloves and trash bags will be provided. This is a great shift for kids and their parents, or for those volunteers just looking to make a difference during a nice stroll through...10/10Over
Mulch Team9:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET) Help prep our garden beds for planting! Volunteers for this shift will 1) transport mulch to garden beds all over Goodale Park, and 2) spread mulch in each garden bed. Mulch volunteers must be able to use a shovel and wheelbarrow to move piles of mulch throughout the park. Use...4/30Over
Photographers and Bloggers9:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET) Help tell the world who we are and what we do on Earth Day! We need photographers and bloggers and social media gurus to document our Earth Day work and let folks know what we're up to. No special skills are needed. However, photographers must provide their own equipment. This...2/4Over
Runners9:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET) Volunteers for this shift will move throughout the park to help coordinate volunteer shifts and needs. These volunteers will deliver water and snacks to volunteer teams throughout the park, and will coordinate with event leaders to make sure teams have all of the tools and supplies they need for their...2/3Over
Tree Team9:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET) Are you a tree hugger too? Work with our very own tree hugger/arborist to help keep our trees in shape. Volunteers for this shift will work on tree-sucker removal, fallen branch pick-up, and maybe even plant a couple of new trees! This is a great shift for anyone who wants...6/6Over
Litter Team 210:00am (ET)11:00am (ET) Let's give litter the boot! Volunteers for this shift will pick up litter throughout Goodale Park. Litter grabbers, gloves and trash bags will be provided. This is a great shift for kids and their parents, or for those volunteers just looking to make a difference during a nice stroll through...10/10Over
Litter Team 311:00am (ET)12:00pm (ET) Let's give litter the boot! Volunteers for this shift will pick up litter throughout Goodale Park. Litter grabbers, gloves and trash bags will be provided. This is a great shift for kids and their parents, or for those volunteers just looking to make a difference during a nice stroll through...10/10Over