La Biblioteca Eastside estará cerrada hasta el 8 de agosto debido a trabajos de construcción.


Volunteer Opportunities


Parks and Recreation offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. If you care deeply about community service, love the outdoors, appreciate our city parks, or want to learn about horticulture or restoration work, we have the job for you! Volunteer opportunities include general gardening, native habitat restoration, beach and creek clean-ups, rose care, planter refurbishing, trail maintenance, and weeding.


Weekly Volunteer Opportunities

Three volunteers rake mulch at Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden
Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden

When: Monday - Thursday, select Saturdays | 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Who: Drop-in volunteers are welcome; no experience needed.
Where: Meet at the big shed on the Santa Barbara St. side of the park.
What to expect: Light pruning, weeding, deadheading, mulching, and raking under the direction of onsite staff.
What to bring: Water and sun protection; hand tools and gloves if you have them, a limited supply is available.

A volunteer prunes the roses at the Mission Rose Garden with a view of the Santa Barbara Mission in the background.
A.C. Postel Memorial Rose Garden

When: At your convenience
Who: Experienced volunteers only; contact for information on becoming a rose garden volunteer.
What to expect: Regularly prune and care for your assigned section of the garden. Additional direction is provided by staff members when needed.
What to bring: Hand tools, gloves, water, and sun protection.

Additional Volunteer Opportunities

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