Volunteer

The Flower Project

Appleton Farms is looking for teen volunteers to help with the Flower Project!

Appleton Farms needs volunteers for their Flower Project service learning program that engages youth in the planning, growing, cutting and arranging of flowers. The program culminates as participants deliver their arrangements weekly to area nursing homes and hospice patients. The program meets weekly in July and August.  Teens are encouraged to sign up for the whole Summer season.

When: 
Fridays through July and August, 2014 9am-Noon
Location: 
Appleton Farms

Maritime Gloucester High School Internships

Maritime Gloucester offers unpaid summer internships for high school students who have completed their freshman year. Interns work as interpreters in the Sea Pocket Lab Aquarium, assist in animal husbandry duties, and participate in the development and care of aquarium exhibits. Interns are also encouraged to attend weekly educational enrichment programs, field studies and career explorations.

Location: 
Maritime Gloucester

The Petal Pushers at Long Hill

Volunteers are needed at Long Hill and Sedgewick Gardens in Beverly!

The Trustees of Reservations need your help to prepare and plant Long Hill and Sedgwick Gardens's Pick-Your-Own Flower Fields. Help us “Push the Petals” from our plants! We need your help to prepare the growing rows, plant and maintain Long Hill's Pick-Your-Own Flower Fields. We have a range of projects available for all abilities, from seeding, planting and weeding, to deadheading. Choose to come on Mondays in the summer to help cut many blooming stems to go to the Beverly Farmer’s Market or help cover shifts for the public picking of the flowers in the summer or just show up on any Thursday. There are many opportunities for many volunteers. Dig in and have fun with a great group of fellow volunteers!

When: 
Thursdays, 9-11am

Magnolia Mystery

Ravenswood Park has the northernmost population of Sweetbay Magnolias

Ravenswood Park is home to the Northern-most population of the state-endangered Sweetbay Magnolia trees. Join The Trustees and unravel the mystery of the Sweetbay Magnolia story, while we journey the magnolia swamp trails of our treasured community Park.

When: 
Saturday, June 7, 2014 1-3pm
Location: 
Ravenswood Park

Children's Garden Opening Day at Long Hill

Kids can help plant flowers and vegetables at Long Hill in Beverly MA.

The Trustees of Reservations invites kids and their families to opening day of the Children's Garden at Long Hill and Sedgwick Gardens in Beverly! Kids will help plant colorful, annual flowers and organic vegetables in our magical Children's Garden. Plant one or as many as you can! You will be beautifying the garden for the season while learning how to plant. Great for families. Limited spaces available. Please pre-register.

When: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 3:30-4:30pm
When: 
Rain Date: Thursday, May 22, 2013 3:30-4:3-pm

Cape Ann Conservation Crewhands

Give back to the community through this volunteer opportnity at Ravenswood Park

Get out and give back April 26th, with service learning opportunities for high school students to assist our trail steward, management, and education programs. Through our service-learning opportunities,  teens will build real-world skills as they help with our trail steward, management, and education programs.

Spring is the time to get our special places ready for more visitors. Earn community service by helping us at Coolidge Point, Misery Island, and Ravenswood Park.

When: 
April 26, 2014, 9 a.m. -12 noon

Earth Day Coastal Clean Up

Earthday for shoreline cleanups at Halibut Point and Coolidge Point Reservation!

The Trustees of Reservations invites you and your kids to come out to one of their most spectacular coastal reservations to celebrate Earth Day 2014. Take this opportunity to teach your children the benefits of stewardship and to have a great time as a family.  At Halibut Point State Park and/or the Coolidge Point Reservation, your help is needed cleaning up the shoreline, building a bird box or a boardwalk, or simply drinking in the beauty of our special places. Call for details. Please register in advance!

When: 
Saturday, April 19, 2014 10am-12noon

Afterschool Sugaring Crew

Teens will learn about maple sugaring after school at Appleton Farms in Ipswich

Working alongside staff, teens (ages 13-17) will learn how to produce maple syrup from tap to bottle, and everything in between at Appleton Farms in Ipswich! This volunteer service learning program is FREE, pre-registration required. Space is limited.

When: 
Daily after school February 24 - March 14, 2014 3:30-5pm
Location: 
Appleton Farms

Maple Sugaring Teen Crew

Teens will learn about maple sugaring at Appleton Farms in Ipswich MA!

Working alongside staff, teens (ages 13-17) will learn how to produce maple syrup from tap to bottle, and everything in between at Appleton Farms in Ipswich! This volunteer service learning program is FREE, pre-registration required. Space is limited.

When: 
February 17-21, 2014 1-3 pm
Location: 
Appleton Farms

Newburyport Winter Carnival 2014

The Newburyport Winter Carnival 2013 will take place on the Bartlet Mall Feb. 2

The annual Newburyport Winter Carnival is on! The day-long community event promises residents a day of winter fun following a schedule of events similar to years past, including the Fifth Annual Human Dog Sled Race! This free event is hosted by the Newburyport Parks Commission and Newburyport Youth Services.

When: 
Saturday, January 25, 2014 11am - 3pm
Location: 
Bartlet Mall
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