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Opportunity Details

ECO: Climate Action Day at Colina Del Sol Park

Promote climate equity by volunteering at the Colina Del Sol Recreation Center. Colina Del Sol is a very large, well-used community park located in a neighborhood identified by the City of San Diego as a "community of concern," a census tract in the top 30th percentile of an environmental health assessment, eligible for Community Development Block Grants, and within a half-mile radius of affordable housing. 

Colina Del Sol experienced considerable erosion during our recent tropical storm and is still recovering. Volunteers will help clean up displaced soil from the storm and prevent future erosion by planting native plants. Additional tasks may include: removing invasive plant species, gathering branches from trimmed trees, spreading mulch, and painting over or removing graffiti.


Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes

  • Attire: Closed-toe shoes are required. Wearing long sleeves and comfortable clothing that can get dirty is recommended. This opportunity takes place outdoors with little or no shade so volunteers should wear sun protection such as sunscreen and a hat.

  • Bring: Reusable water bottle and snacks. Gloves and tools will be provided.

  • Physical Requirements: Volunteers will be carrying plants, branches, and gardening equipment, as well as walking across uneven ground and hillsides. Reach out to the Opportunity Coordinator if you need accommodations to ensure you are matched with a project that works for you. Unfortunately the space where this project takes place is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Waiver: All volunteers will be required to sign the City of San Diego's liability waiver when they arrive. 

  • Weather: This volunteer opportunity will take place rain or shine.

  • ​Note: Please download the HandsOn Connect app to your smart device to cut down on your wait time to check in at this volunteer opportunity. The HandsOn Connect App can be downloaded from the Apple Store and Google Play


About City of San Diego Parks and Recreation

The mission of the City of San Diego's Parks and Recreation department is to provide healthy, sustainable, and enriching environments for all.


This volunteer opportunity is hosted in partnership with California Climate Action Corps, a program of California Volunteers, Office of the Governor. 

By registering for this opportunity, you are agreeing to stay connected with future Climate Action events through California Volunteers and the Climate Action Corps. If you do not consent, please email info@handsonsandiego.org to opt-out.
 

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Environment, Civic & Community
Families
Cleaning,Gardening/Planting,Painting

Age Minimum (with Adult): 5+, Minimum Age:13+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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