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Information On Our Volunteer Projects

Graffiti Scavenger Hunts, Sign Up Today!

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Our graffiti scavenger hunts are designed for individuals and larger groups who would like to volunteer with us. The group for the day will be split into two or three smaller groups and from there search for graffiti within Downtown Fort Worth.

You will be given a guideline of popular locations and asked to log these locations in the MyFW app. Doing so will assist our team with the actual coordinates of the graffiti, for quick removal the next day.

Purpose
To help reduce and discourage criminal defacement of private and public property and make Fort Worth an even more beautiful community.

Duties
In this very visible role, you’ll attack graffiti by reporting graffiti locations in the myFW app. You will be walking around Downtown Fort Worth searching for graffiti in the area, we will give you a few clues and locations to get you started. Once you find a location you will use the myFW app to document the graffiti. At the end of your scavenger hunt, we will tally all findings and determine a winner. 

Location
The starting location for all scavenger hunts will be in front of the Chisholm Trail Mural near the Starbucks in Sundance Square (141 W 3rd St, Fort Worth, TX 76102). Throughout the duration of the scavenger hunt, you will be walking in different areas downtown, by the end of your hunt, you will meet back at our starting location.

Our scavenger hunts are a self-guided volunteer opportunity. Your host will meet you at the beginning of the hunt and will be on-site when you finish. If you are needing any assistance throughout your volunteer day, you will be given an on-site number to call.  

Time Frame
Typically a 2 to 4-hour shift. 

Qualifications 

  • Are okay with outdoor activities.
  • If you are under the age of 18 you might be accompanied by an adult.
  • Must download the MyFW app to your personal cell phone. Click here to download the myFW App
  • Must wear comfortable shoes for walking. 

Graffiti Goes Green, Sign Up Today!

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A graffiti-going green project is designed for individuals and groups who would like to volunteer with us. Volunteers will plant ivy against a heavily tagged wall within a park or similar location in Fort Worth. By planting the ivy, the goal is for ivy to grow up the wall, and deter from graffiti being tagged or visible in the area.

Purpose
To help reduce and discourage criminal defacement of private and public property and make Fort Worth an even more beautiful community. With this eco-friendly method, we can use our volunteer program resources to create viable and effective natural graffiti barriers. 

Duties
n this very visible role, you’ll attack graffiti by planting ivy to grow up a heavily tagged wall. On the day of your project, you will prep the area and plant the starter ivy to grow up the wall. You might also be planting additional plants or flowers to beautify the area.  

Location
Before your project, you will be sent the location via email. Some projects are only at one location, depending on the size of the area, but others could be at several different locations, transportation is required for this project.

Time Frame
Typically a 1 to 2-hour shift. 

Qualifications

  • Are okay with outdoor activities.
  • If you are under the age of 16 you must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • May be required to carry heavy materials such as shovels and dirt. 
  • Must have transportation in case we visit several sites throughout the day. 
  • Must wear closed-toed shoes and clothing for gardening.