Ways To Volunteer
Join Us for One or More Volunteer Workdays
Saturdays & Sundays
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Our 11.5 acre community park is a Native Plant Sanctuary enjoyed and treasured by our township neighbor’s and friends daily. Your participation will help us to restore and manage the native ecosystems in this beautiful pocket park by removing invasive plants and replacing them with native species.
We have trails and gardens to maintain through 4 unique ecosystems in this 11-acre park: a Meadow and Edge we are constructing this year; Woodlands; and the Tookany Creek.
Join us at the shed by the meadow to get your tools and head out with Restoration Manger, Diana K. Weiner. Wear work clothes; long pants, long sleeves, sturdy shoes,and bring garden gloves if you have them. One block from the train station and parking is available in the Harrison Street Commuter Lot. RSVPs appreciated and walk-ins welcome. For questions, to RSVP or to arrange a group, contact Diana at 215-782-8082 or email email@example.com. All ages welcome!
Adopt A Spot!
Adopt A Spot in the meadow or anywhere in the park that you want to call your own. Take a private tour of the park with our Restoration Manager and see which site would suit you best. All you will need to do is watch over your selected site, keep the native plants growing and we will show you which invasive plants to remove. You can tell the difference when you spot a spot that someone has adopted.
This is a great togetherness project for the family OR a great place to be alone and enjoy the sights and sounds of the natural environment.
Your choice! Call or email today for a tour request and registration form.
Email Diana K. Weiner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-782-8082 to tour the park and pick your special plot today.
Weekday Work Days
Weekday Work Days are available. Email Diana K. Weiner at email@example.com to volunteer.
Office Help is needed throughout the year in our office at 7910 Montgomery Avenue. Email Diana K. Weiner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-782-8082 to volunteer.
Arts in the Park
This arts and music festival at the park draws up to 3 thousand people from the community to shop from 50 jury-selected local artists, while enjoying local bands and choirs, partaking in children's crafts, shopping at the plant sale, or sampling the many different food fares offered by vendors. Arts in the Park is held the first Sunday in June, but the planning for this event starts the January before. Every year it takes about 100 volunteers to help obtain sponsors, set-up the booths, tents, sound system and stage, supervise activities, and recruit other volunteers. If you have particular skills that would contribute to the event, or just love meeting and working with like-minded people, please contact Gina Craigo at 215-782-8082 or at email@example.com.
Park Restoration and Management (PRAM) Committee
We have a plan for restoring High School Park, but we need help managing this endeavor. The PRAM Committee plans and supervises workdays. We would love volunteers for this committee that have some plant/gardening knowledge, or interest in learning about native plant restoration. Contact Diana K. Weiner at 215-782-8082 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
To raise the funds needed to carry out our restoration goals for the park, we need people to help with our fundraising appeals to membership and the local business community, as well as to seek out and help write grant applications. If you think you can help in any of these activities please contact Gina Craigo at 215-782-8082 or at email@example.com.
This committee oversees our communications, which includes a bi-yearly newsletter, press releases and flyers to promote our events, a website, signage within the park, and other initiatives to help generate awareness of the Friends of High School Park activities, or educate visitors about the park. If you have experience or interest in working in this area, we would love to have you join us. Please contact Gina Craigo at 215-782-8082 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.