San Jose: Media Advisory: Volunteers put the Community in Community Service
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Charlotte Graham, Interim Public Information Officer

Event:The Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services encourages volunteers to register in advance for the following socially distant, outdoor volunteer events:

Martin Luther King Day at San Tomas

Valerie Dr. & Eva Ct.
Campbell, CA  95008

Date & Time

Alum Rock Trail Crew

15350 Penitencia Creek Rd.
San José, CA, 95127

Date & Time

Annual Pruning Events at Municipal Rose Garden

1649 Naglee Ave.
San José, CA, 95126

Date & Time

Background:Spaces are still available for volunteers to participate in these upcoming outdoor events.

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Volunteer responsibilities include cleaning and beautifying San Tomas Park, pruning the variety of 3,500 roses at Municipal Rose Garden, and learning about trail and restoration work while hiking Alum Rock Trail.

All event sessions will require volunteers to follow current COVID-19 safety protocol measures such as face coverings, social distancing, and symptom checks.

Volunteers are provided with all necessary tools and training, and are asked to bring a water bottle, snacks, and wear closed toed shoes.

Those interested in volunteering must register in advance. Sign up for the following events here: For more information, contact: or call (408) 595-3483


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