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The Partners in Parks program makes it possible for individuals, families, or community groups to help enhance and preserve their local park or green space. 

Volunteer Registration

Volunteer registration is closed for the 2019 season. 

If you would like to volunteer next year, submit your contact information on the  Partners in Parks Waitlist. Program staff will share updates about training and registration in the spring.

Volunteer Activities

Partners in Parks volunteers maintain flower beds, cul-de-sac islands, and other green spaces. If you see a Partners in Parks volunteer hard at work, make sure to let them know how much their effort is helping to beautify your neighbourhood! 

Maintenance activities include:

  • Removing litter
  • Weeding shrub beds
  • Planting annuals or perennials
  • Watering plant material
  • Stewarding natural areas

Volunteer efforts will:

  • Boost pride in our city
  • Bring beauty to your neighbourhood
  • Give you personal satisfaction and enjoyment
  • Help our operational teams maintain a high standard of care
Current Volunteers

Annual Survey: Volunteers are invited to complete the Annual Partners in Parks Survey to provide input on program processes, resources and recognition activities. 

Volunteer Registration: All volunteers are required to register annually. Only registered volunteers are considered participants in the 2019 Partners in Parks program. 

Volunteer Manual: The 2019 Volunteer Manual provides program information, volunteer policies and safety guidelines for current volunteers. 

Volunteer Shifts: As a City of Edmonton volunteer, it is required that you report all volunteer hours via the 2019 Volunteer Shift Log. It's fast and easy!

Concerns and Resource Requests: Volunteers can fill in the 2019 Request or Report Form to receive support from program staff. 

 

Photo of the Tony Cashman Garden Group

 

Sponsors

2019 Sponsors

Edmonton Horticultural Society (EHS) is a longstanding sponsor of the Partners in Parks program. For many years, EHS has donated partial memberships to program volunteers to assist with their beautification efforts. 

Edmonton Horticultural Society Logo

For more information about memberships, special events and workshops hosted by EHS, visit the EHS website.

The Telus World of Science has been offering Partners complimentary admission passes in recognition of their seasonal commitment to maintenance activities in parks.

New Sponsors

If your organization is interested in supporting the Partners in Parks program through donation or sponsorship, please email partnersinparks@edmonton.ca for more information.

Depending on your agreement, you will be recognized for your contribution on our program website, in publications, on posters and/or signage and at special events.

Benefits of sponsorship include:

  • Contributing to your community
  • Meeting goals of your corporate sustainability program
  • Brand exposure
  • Shared logo use
Donate

If your organization would like to donate funds to purchase or directly supply gardening materials, equipment and appreciation items/events for volunteers, please contact partnersinparks@edmonton.ca.

Examples of donated items could include hand tools, plant material or seeds, books, volunteer t-shirts, water bottles, sunglasses, hats or other appreciation items for volunteers.

Second NatureĀ® horticultural compost and blended topsoil (garden mix) products for sale.

The City of Edmonton is happy to provide woodchips free to citizens for their yards.

For More Information

Title Community Greening Coordinator
Telephone

 

 

Email partnersinparks@edmonton.ca

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email 311@edmonton.ca

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