Volunteer

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Together, the Jordan River Commission and Splore facilitate several river cleanup, and weed pulling volunteer events each year.  Additional conservation projects are completed during the annual Get Into the River festival, thanks to the help of many cities, counties and community partners.

 

Impact of Volunteer Efforts Since 2012

Total number of trail-side volunteer hours logged11,727
Total value of donated labor and supplies$324,713
Total Number of in-river cleanups (led by Splore or JRC)32
Total number of in-river volunteer hours (led by Splore or JRC)1,266
Total number of native trees and shrubs planted935
Total pounds of native grass seed disbursed800
Total pounds of invasive weeds removed100,412
Total pounds of trash removed3,500

 

Join in the effort!

Our volunteer program runs between April 1 and October 30 each year.  Volunteer opportunities include tree planting, weed pulling,  native grass and wildflower seeding, and trash pick up.

 

Groups:

We love it when groups contact us to volunteer.  Organized groups interested in volunteering should contact us.  We will schedule a service project specifically for your group at at location time and date that works best for you.  For all volunteer events, we will provide tools, gloves, water, and snacks.  Download our Volunteer Preparation Packet to learn about what to expect.

We can easily accommodate groups of 10-60 people. Larger groups (up to 150) may be accommodated with sufficient notice, but we cannot guarantee that we will have a project for groups of this size.

 

Individuals:

Individuals or groups smaller than 10 that are interested in volunteering may join any regularly scheduled event, listed in the calendar below, unless noted otherwise.  We will provide tools, gloves, water, and snacks.  Download our Volunteer Preparation Packet to learn about what to expect.

Please contact us 24 hours in advance to let us know you will be coming.

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Plan to wear/bring:

  • Sunblock
  • Hat
  • Long pants
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Refillable water bottle

 

We will provide:

  • Tools
  • Gloves
  • Water
  • Trash bags
  • Snacks