Park Improvement Projects / Litter Clean-ups

Join us and make a difference in the Parks! Volunteers play an important role in keeping Louisville's Parks as clean and welcoming as possible. Projects are fairly physically demanding and may include weeding, mulching, litter clean-up, painting, invasive plant removal, or other beautification projects. Volunteers are welcome to attend scheduled projects or work independently in a park.

Essential Volunteer Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Arrive to projects and events on time
  • Dress for the weather and getting dirty
  • Participate in project tasks to the best of their ability
  • Maintain a positive and productive environment for other volunteers and park users
  • Report volunteer service time to My Impact


  • Minimum age to volunteer in this position is 16 years old unless accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Be dependable and punctual
  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public

Time Commitment: 

  • Projects typically last 1.5 to 3 hours depending on the tasks
  • Volunteers are asked to serve at least once a month