Public Works Volunteer Program
Public Works encourages citizens, County employees and County retirees to volunteer their time and talents to public service programs. Volunteers have strengthened communities by serving the needs of others, building bonds of trust among people and enhancing the future for our children. Volunteering provides you the opportunity to participate in the kind of community and world you want to live in.
Here are a few examples of available volunteer opportunities:
Household Hazardouse Waste (HHW) Temporary Events
Assist with conducting surveys, answering questions from residents, etc.
Assist with event planning, coordination, operations, and gathering data.
Attend and assist staff at community events in educating the public on various environmental programs.
Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling and Reuse
Assist with closing out the outstanding Notices of Violations which may include contacting applicants and preparing reminder letters.
Assist staff prepare for events by packaging promotional materials and information for outreach events. Assist staff mail out sharps containers to the elderly and residents with disabilities.
School Garden Installations and community garden monitoring
Assist with planting with youth Garden monitoring.
Illegal Dumping and the Antelope Valley Illegal Dumping Task Force (AVIDTF)
Assist with setting up meetings for the AVIDTF, posting meeting notices, flyer distribution, coordinate with community groups, and provide administrative support.
Recycling and Organics Outreach
Participate in focus groups
Assist with surveying residents and businesses.
If you are interested in participating in the Volunteer Program, please download & fill out the Volunteer Service Application and return it to the Volunteer Program Coordinator.
For questions, please contact Public Works
Volunteer Program Coordinator:
Rita Hadjimanoukian at firstname.lastname@example.org
or at 626-458-2118