The Dirt: hands-on volunteer opportunities
- Weed Watchers
Adopt a trail or lake you're familiar with and report noxious weeds you see when you're out and about.
- Volunteer Lake Stewardship Program
Get outside to help monitor water quality at select lakes in King County.
- Salmon counts and habitat restoration
- Parks volunteer program - volunteer for a restoration project
Find scheduled events to join King County Parks for tree plantings and weed control.
- Repair events
Volunteer to help other fix and repair their stuff, or learn how to fix things at events across King County.
- Miller and Walker Creeks volunteer calendar
Plant native trees and shrubs, pull invasive, non-native plants and clean up litter at these Puget Sound creeks.
- Master Recycler Composter Program
Sign up for free training to learn about waste reduction, recycling, solid waste impacts on climate change and public outreach, and help other citizens reduce waste.
- City Soil Farm
1.5-acre demonstration farm near Renton. Learn about how food is grown, taste the food, and take some food home.
- 3 Million Trees
For more information about volunteering in King County, please contact Lina Rose, Volunteer Coordinator, King County Parks and Recreation Division.
- Volunteer in King County, Washington
- Environmental education programs and resources
- Grants and awards
- Water and Land Resources Division
- Parks and Recreation Division
- Department of Natural Resources and Parks
News and announcements
Apr. 21, 2016
External article, Seattle Times
How our world would turn to chaos without dedicated volunteers