Volunteer

Show your parks MULCH love!

2017-06-27T11:38:20+00:00 September 15th, 2014|Volunteer|

This National Public Lands Day we’re excited to host 36 park projects across Austin—that’s 10 more than last year! We’re looking for 900 volunteers to join us on Saturday, September 27 to lend a hand and show our parks some love. One theme you’ll see year round in our park projects is mulch. More than [...]

Project Leaders Needed for 2013 It’s My Park Day

2017-03-28T11:36:14+00:00 February 8th, 2013|Volunteer|

APF is looking for volunteers and project leaders to support the Foundation’s 2013 It’s My Park Day on Saturday, March 2. It’s My Park Day gathers thousands of Austinites every March to celebrate and improve their parks and public spaces throughout Austin’s neighborhoods.  The annual event is APF’s largest single volunteer event of the year.  In [...]

National Public Lands Day 2012 Followup

2017-06-27T11:44:07+00:00 October 10th, 2012|Volunteer|

Over 200 dedicated park lovers came out on Saturday, October 6, to volunteer for our annual National Public Lands Day volunteer event, co-hosted by the Hill Country Conservancy.  We are so proud to be a part of this wonderful national day of volunteering.  Groups all over the country are helping to restore natural ecosystems, remove [...]

This Year’s Model

2017-06-27T11:54:02+00:00 January 17th, 2011|It's My Park! Day, Volunteer|

and by that we mean this year's T-shirt design for all It's My Park Day Volunteers.  Yup, it's got the "love your park" theme again and is a nice deep red.  Definitely going to stand out when volunteers are wearing them!  On the back will be all of our sponsors logos. (There's still time to [...]

MLK Volunteer Workdays Updates

2017-06-27T11:55:12+00:00 January 14th, 2011|Volunteer|

WE have two workdays scheduled for this weekend at Spyglass Access on Barton Creek Greenbelt. One for Sat, and the other for Mon, both 9 am to noon. We've been watching our weather forecast and now with a better than 70% chance of rain, we are going to cancel the workday for Saturday (tomorrow)  However, [...]

2 Months to It’s My Park Day!

2017-03-28T12:10:36+00:00 January 7th, 2011|It's My Park! Day, Volunteer|

What do the following companies have in common: Wheatsville Food Co-op, Jackson Walker LLP, Community TechKnowledge, Texas Gas Service, BMC Software, URS, MFI Foundation, Technu Extreme, REI, Clif Bar, Hill Country Outdoors and Texas Rowing Center? They are all sponsors of the 2011 edition of It's My Park Day, which is coming up on March [...]

Your First Chance to Volunteer in Parks in 2011

2017-03-29T10:46:27+00:00 January 2nd, 2011|Volunteer|

Well, maybe not the first, but certainly one to consider.  The Austin Parks Foundation will be hosting two volunteer workdays  - on Sat, Jan 15th and Mon, Jan 17th, (9 am to noon both days) to celebrate volunteering on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  We'll be working on Barton Creek Greenbelt (meeting at the Spyglass [...]