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Volunteer Opportunities & Events on the San Diego River

Join with us as we work toward a better future for our river!  




Please note:

As our organization monitors and adapts to the changing landscape of community gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety of our volunteers is of critical importance.  


To view our calendar of availability for education experiences for children, please click here.

How to volunteer and other information for the San Diego River Park Foundation:

  • Thanks for your interest in volunteering!
  • No experience is needed! We will provide any tools necessary.
  • To reduce use of single-use plastic bottles, we encourage volunteers to bring their own reusable water bottle. We will have water if needed.
  • Stewardship volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes. We suggest wearing clothes that can get a little dirty, long pants, and sun protection for outdoor events (hat/sunscreen) as well.
  • All volunteers must complete a waiver to participate in activities. To save time at check-in, you may download and bring the completed waiver with you! We will have copies of the waiver as well as community service forms.
    • Waiver for adults over 18 - Click Here
    • Waiver for participants under 18 - Click Here (must be signed by parent or legal guardian)
  • Volunteers under 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please check to make sure that it is a family friendly event.
  • We encourage you to contact us if you have questions or special needs. We are happy to help you find an event that is right for you!
  • READY TO VOLUNTEER? RSVP on our Web Calendar, email or call 619-297-7380.


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