Below are the city volunteer opportunities that will get you outdoors in nature! Please go to the city's calendar for times and locations of each event.
Community Clean-Up Events (Spring and Fall)
Join in the fun to make the city beautiful! In the spring and fall, volunteers work together to clean up the city. Volunteers meet at the Community Center, are organized into teams, and assigned to work areas throughout the city. City staff distributes trash pickers, trash bags, recycling bags, gloves, and reflective vests. Perfect for community groups (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.), church groups, families, or individuals.
Outdoors (wear comfortable clothes that can get dirty)
(Spring) Saturday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m.
(Fall) Saturday, October 14 at 10:00 a.m.
Neighborhood Tree Program Mulching Event
Join neighborhood volunteer to place mulch around trees.
2017 Dates - TBD
Farmers Market Food Waste Collection Station Help
Are you passionate about sustainability and composting, love interacting with the public, and enjoy motivating others to make a change? The City is looking for volunteer assistance to support the weekly food waste collection/compost station at the Farmers Market! Duties include setup/breakdown and supporting compost education efforts.
Join the City of Falls Church Habitat Restoration Team in restoring the local ecosystem in City parks. This includes on-going removal of invasive vegetation and replanting with native species when plants are available. Various dates throughout the year.