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Friends of the Park

Williamsburg is where you live, work, and play. Now, make it yours.
Become a volunteer and make an impact on your community!

VolunteersLooking for a new and exciting way to give back to your community?  Become a Friend of Waller Mill Park and discover how fun volunteering can be!

Friends of the Park is a volunteer program that is meant to support the work of park staff and provide volunteers with the opportunity to use their skills while contributing to the park as well as the community.

Volunteers will be matched to a position that is of interest to them and is of benefit to the overall enhancement of the park. The success of the program will depend upon the dedication of our volunteers.

Volunteer GardenBecoming a Volunteer:

  • The first step to becoming a volunteer at Waller Mill Park is to fill out the Friends of the Park application.
  • Once the application has been received, you will be contacted for an interview. The interview process gives us a chance to meet, discuss your availability and determine which job best suits your interests.
  • After an agreement has been reached, a background check is required. The City of Williamsburg is under no obligation to accept all persons who volunteer their services.

Friends of the Park Application (pdf file)

 

Volunteer Opportunities at Waller Mill Park

Gardening in the Giving Garden
Green Thumbs needed! Help us make the Giving Garden a beautiful park asset for years to come! Volunteers are needed to ensure the garden is weeded, watered and loved! Experience not needed – just enthusiasm! All produce is donated to a local charitable organization. If you love gardening, we would love to have you volunteer at our Giving Garden!

Waller Mill Dog Park Monitoring
Looking for people interested in helping to maintain the appearance and friendly nature of the Waller Mill Dog Park. Volunteers help to keep up the dog park as well as to inform visitors and members of dog park rules and proper etiquette.

Trails & Park Beautification
Trail clean up includes picking up litter and debris, pulling weeds, mulching, planting flowers, trimming, pruning, and removing invasive species.

Special Events
Waller Mill Park hosts a handful of annual events for our community. Volunteers are need to help run the events and/or help with the preparation of the events. If you are interested in helping with set up, breakdown or during the event, we would love to hear from you!  Descriptions of each event and sign up information can be found at: Volunteer Opportunities

Fishing Mentorship
Looking for knowledgeable anglers with a passion for passing on their love for fishing and the skills they have learned. If you are interested in helping to foster the next generation of Anglers then this is a great opportunity for you. Mentors will assist with kids fishing classes, youth fishing tournaments and various fishing and water safety events throughout the year.  Descriptions of each event and sign up information can be found at: Volunteer Opportunities

 

Adopt-A-Highway
Every season, Williamsburg residents, community groups, and businesses gather on a Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 pm, and help pick up litter along Airport Road and beautify our community

For more information about becoming a volunteer, please contact:
Michael Van Audenhove, Park Manager
(757) 259-3778
mvanaude@williamsburgva.gov