Trail Steward

Due to the ongoing impacts of the novel coronavirus, Bellevue Parks & Community Services is not currently hosting volunteer projects.  Please check again soon. 

Mercer Slough Nature Park Trail

Days: Vary
Hours: Vary
Season: Year-round
Job site: Various parks
Length of commitment: Varies
Reports to: Park Ranger 
Work Environment: Trail system - Bellevue Parks & Community Services
Age: Must be 18 or older
Training: Yes
Background check required: Yearly

Primary Responsibilities:

Assist with park monitoring, maintenance and reporting. Report garbage overflow and trail conditions, remove graffiti, clean signs and report vandalism and other potential safety hazards or issues. Work closely with park rangers to ensure our parks continue to provide safe and healthy recreational opportunities for all. If you enjoy Bellevue parks and want to help maintain and/or improve them, or you walk or hike a park regularly, this opportunity is perfect for you.

Tasks Include:

  • Patrol City parks for two hours each week.
  • Report vandalism, graffiti, issues and safety hazards to park rangers.
  • Respond appropriately in case of an emergency.
  • Report findings to City staff and Park Rangers.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. 
  • Able to visit city parks and facilities frequently.

To Apply:

Fill out the following forms (include a resume if you wish) and mail them to the address below. If you have questions, please contact 425-452-4195 or

Attn:  Natural Resource Division Volunteer Program 
Lewis Creek Visitor Center 
Bellevue Parks & Community Services 
PO Box 90012 
Bellevue, WA 98009

The City of Bellevue provides volunteer opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual preference and/or disability.