• 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 Parks_Stewardship@bellevuewa.gov.

    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.