Volunteer

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities:

Looking to volunteer your time? Stay tuned for upcoming Spring 2021 Volunteer Events! We will be posting information in March. In the meantime, get involved by joining our SOLO CLEAN-UP initiative! Pick up a FREE kit, borrow one or use your own gear and help us keep the greenway green.

 

WHERE TO PICK UP A CLEAN-UP KIT

-Borrow and return a kit from our friends at Philly Reclaim (5200 Unruh Avenue Section J – Tacony) (Starting Feb 24th)

-Get a kit to keep from our friends at at River Wards Cafe (3118 Richmond St. – Port Richmond) (Starting Feb 24th)

 

SHARE YOUR CLEAN-UP AND WIN!

Post a picture of your solo clean-up, tag @riverfrontnorth and use #riverfrontnorthcleanup and be entered to win prizes!

*Contest starts Feb 15th, 2021 – April 1st, 2021. Winners must be over 18, one winner per household. Winners will be contacted via social media.

 

 

 

Register for in-person volunteer events ( Spring 2021 Dates Coming Soon…)

*All supplies for volunteers will be provided. All ages welcome. Anyone under 14 must be accompanied by a guardian over 18. Anyone under 18 must have a waiver signed by a guardian.

 

 

 

All Volunteers are required to sign a waiver to participate:

SIGN OUR DIGITAL WAIVER NOW!


 

Volunteer Info During COVID-19

We know you want to make a difference during the pandemic. Here’s are some ways you can help:

 

CLEAN UP- SOLO

Post a picture of your solo volunteer efforts (tagging @riverfrontnorth and #riverfrontnorthtrailblazer) and you can be become a volunteer Trailblazer! Riverfront North Trailblazers receive swag, exclusive offers for programs, specials from local businesses and more. Help keep the greenway clean today! *Enter by March 15th, 2021!

 

BE EYES ON THE TRAILS

We are so thankful to some of our regular volunteers and community members who have reached out to us upon seeing illegal dumping or safety issues along Riverfront North. Contact us at info@riverfrontnorth.org or on social media @riverfrontnorth. We will follow up with the city on any issues we are alerted about. You can also always use the city’s 311 system to report anything you see.

 

VOLUNTEER MATCH

Check out Philadelphia area partner organizations that need volunteers right now to help tackle the crisis.

 

BECOME A TRAILBLAZER

Funds raised by new Trailblazer sign ups will support cleanups and free community programming as soon as we are able to schedule them. Sign up here.

 

 

 

REMINDERS FOR VOLUNTEER DAYS

 

What To Bring With You

-Bring your printed/signed waiver! (If you forget it, we’ll have some on site, but it really speeds up the process if you can have this information in hand with you the day of the workday)

-Your own reusable water bottle

-Sun protection (we’ll have some screen, but everyone’s SPF is different!)

-Something to snack on. We’ll always have a little something, but if you get hungry it’s nice to have a stash with you!

What To Wear

-Long Pants

-Sturdy boots or close-toed shoes

-Sun protection/sunscreen/bug spray

-Clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty

Weather Plan

-We’ll usually work through light rain, but if you are uncertain, call your day-of contact (as indicated in your confirmation email) for confirmation if the workday is still on or cancelled.

Minors

-Anyone under 18 needs to have a parent or guardian sign their waiver.

-Anyone under 14 needs to be accompanied by a parent/guardian to participate.

 

 

Become a Volunteer Trailblazer:

Let your volunteer hours work for you! Did you know you can join the Trailblazer program just by donating your time? Get all of the perks by volunteering three times a year!

More about the perks of becoming a trailblazer.

 

Make A Difference

 

Riverfront North relies on large base of support from volunteers to help maintain the parks and trails and to help facilitate greenway events. We are always looking for volunteers throughout the year. Signing up for our monthly volunteer alerts will keep you updated about what opportunities we have coming up.

 

Keep me updated about volunteer opportunities:

You’ll be placed on an email list alerting you about upcoming volunteer days.