City of Bend Administrative Services/General Volunteer Interest

Gardening & Landscaping

Bend Beautification Program is an opportunity for volunteers to improve the esthetics of Bend Oregon by adopting a stretch of road or a plot of land and improving its appearance through litter pickup, weeding and sometimes, planting new vegetation.

  • Roundabouts, Corridors & Bridges
  • Special Projects (like community gardens)
  • Stormwater:  A great project for families or individuals, marking stormwater drains in your neighborhood to remind folks not to pollute.
  • Volunteers are also needed for the yearly Let’s Pull Together event

Mission Statement


The City of Bend will be renowned for its innovation and vibrant quality of life.

Providing the right public services for the Bend way of life.


  • Integrity: We are honest and ethical in all actions taken, even when no one is watching.


  • Accountability: We are accountable to the public and we take responsibility for the actions and decisions of the City.


  • Innovation: We embrace change, are flexible and do not hesitate to experiment with new ideas, programs or technologies to improve our effectiveness.


  • Communication: We commit to the open, clear, timely, constructive and collaborative exchange of information focused toward results.