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Jesse Jones Park Volunteers

Volunteers fill a number of roles at Jones Park, from giving children a fun learning experience about nature or Texas history to sharing their talents behind the scenes. If you enjoy the outdoors, like working with people, or have a special skill, consider becoming a Jesse Jones Park Volunteer (JJPV)! Training is provided as needed and no previous experience is necessary.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Saturday, March 3 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Gardening Daze
Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m.

Second Saturday Settlers
Spinning and Weaving: Saturday, March 10 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Natural Dyes: Saturday, April 14 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Lye Soap: Saturday, May 12 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Invasives Beware
Sunday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Saturday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Spring Break
Texas Bound: Wednesday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jr. Canoe Training: Thursday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Easter Games
Saturday, March 31 at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, April 21 at 8 a.m.

JJPV Meetings
Mondays, March 26, April 30, and May 21 at 7 p.m.
The JJPV general meetings are held in the nature center the last Monday of the month at 7 p.m. These meetings include informative talks and programs on nature, environmental culture, and living history topics. Meetings are open to the public, and everyone is welcome!

Second Saturday Office Assistant
Saturdays, March 10, April 14, and May 12 from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Volunteer Goals:

Volunteers support Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center by recruiting and training volunteers, educating children and the public in natural and pioneer history, maintaining and constructing park trails and facilities, raising funds to help support the programs and development of the park, and assisting park staff in the operations of the park. For more information, view the JJPV Bylaws.

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