The Ashland Parks and Recreation Department welcomes volunteers of all ages to help employees clean and maintain neighborhood parks, work at the nature center, build trails, deliver hot meals to senior citizens, lead classes, help with a community garden and do other tasks.

The Ashland Parks and Recreation Department welcomes volunteers of all ages to help employees clean and maintain neighborhood parks, work at the nature center, build trails, deliver hot meals to senior citizens, lead classes, help with a community garden and do other tasks.

The department works with volunteers to design work experiences that match their interests and schedules, officials said.

For information about volunteering stop by the department's office at 340 S. Pioneer St. in Lithia Park or call Lori Ainsworth at 541-552-2264 or e-mail her at ainsworthl@ashland.or.us.