Welcome! MetroParks appreciates your help. For volunteer forms, a list of volunteer opportunities and volunteer applications, please see the sidebar! For information or more details, please contact the volunteer coordinator at ctrammell@yourmetroparks.net or 513-867-5835.


Welcome Center Hosts: Voice of America MetroPark & Forest Run MetroPark Welcome Center (NEW!). Join staff at the new welcome centers – welcome park customers with a smile, information about programs and the parks. Training provided.

CONNECT to Conservation

Connect at Forest Run Welcome Center by filling the bird feeders and watching the action! Call 513-867-5835 or email the volunteer coordinator at ctrammell@yourmetroparks.net for more information or to reserve your spot on the team. Attend these volunteer training workshops and learn about more ways to assist conservation efforts:
Conservation Connection Workshop (February 21st) Learn about conservation volunteer opportunities at MetroParks
Nest Box Monitoring (March 8th) Refresher and training
Citizen Science Wrap Up (September 13th) and other conservation opportunities for Fall
Feeder Watch Program / Bird Count (November 1st) Christmas bird training

Connect to Winter / Spring Events:

Many volunteers needed – help with registration and children’s crafts, share information with park customers, support park efforts.
Underground Railroad (March 14th) YMCA Camp Campbell Gard – Training sessions prior to “Escape on the Underground Railroad” program
Eggstravaganza (March 29th) Voice of America MetroPark -
Earthshaking Weekend (April 24th – 26th)with the Friends of Chrisholm

“CONNECT” in MetroParks- Spring into Other Volunteer Opportunities

Program Volunteer Do you have a favorite program in a favorite park- sign up to help with familiar regular programs such as Discovery Kids, or help out with a wide array of new exciting programs in conservation, recreation or education. Extra hands are always welcome.

School Group Leaders, School groups are stepping back in time with a visit to the Pioneer Village at Governor Bebb MetroPark. Share your own love of pioneer heritage and unique Ohio history by helping program educators lead school groups through the cabins. Training available- flexible schedule. Call 513-867-5835 or email the volunteer coordinator for more information.

FRIENDS OF METROPARKS OF BUTLER COUNTY Join with others to make MetroParks a better place to promote Conservation, Recreation and Education and improve the quality of life in your community and favorite park. Email fompbc@gmail.com for more information about becoming a member of this new non-profit.

MetroParks appreciates and applauds the interests and efforts of volunteers of all ages; individuals, clubs, organizations, businesses, students and retirees; and their varied interests; from conservation, fishing, history, music, birds and wildlife to horseback riding, gardening, biking, sports, photography and natural landscapes. Volunteer once, monthly or weekly at your favorite park, trail, event or program. Internships available. For additional details and an ever changing list of volunteer opportunities, see Volunteer Opportunities in the sidebar. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out your Volunteer Application on-line.

Volunteers Did It! Volunteer Application(s) & Forms Volunteer Opportunities Current Volunteers
Dudley Woods Park is again open after the recent conservation work that was completed. Thank you for your patience during the closure.
Pioneer Church is now closed for the winter and will re-open in April 2015.
The 2015 FREE VOA Practice Fields Reservation Notice & Field Request Form is now available -1.7.15.....SEE NEWS
MetroParks Job Fair Wednesday, Feb. 18th....SEE NEWS
The Conservation Connections Workshop and potluck scheduled for Saturday. February 21, from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM at Forest Run MetroPark: Timberman Ridge Welcome Center has been canceled due to inclement weather.
A Request for design proposal for Voice of America Park Athletic Complex Irrigation System Design 2015 has been posted...SEE NEWS
Check out January and February 2015 Program offerings.....SEE NEWS
Social Outings Professinal Outings
Administrative Office 2051 Timberman Road     |     Hamilton, Ohio 45013     |     (513) 867-5835