Acts of Service


Opportunities in the system

Tree Transplanting Day

We will be picking up the trees for our Earth Day tree giveaway and we need helping potting them before the big event! Help us transplant the baby trees into new pots with fresh soil and compost. We have 200 trees to transplant, so we could use all the help we can get!

Goshen Kerry’s Kids & Teens Triathlon

The Goshen Parks & Recreation is excited to host the 16th Annual Kerry’s Kids’ & Teens’ Triathlon! The event is scheduled for Saturday, July 11 at Shanklin Park in Goshen, Indiana. Participants ages 5-18 will compete in this professionally chip timed race. The 2019 event attracted nearly 300 participants representing 25 different cities in the 

Maple City Walk

The Maple City Walk will take place on September 19, 2020 on the Pumpkinvine Trail. The Walk is now hosted by the Goshen Parks & Recreation Department. Participants have the option to walk a 10K, half or full marathon. Our department is in need of volunteers the day of the walk to staff the SAG 

Volunteer Orientation – Ten Thousand Villages Goshen

Interested in supporting Ten Thousand Villages and the fair trade movement? Learn about volunteering at the store! Volunteers are a large part of how we can stay open and continue to purchase beautiful handcrafted products from our artisans. Attend a brief orientation to volunteering at our store on Thursday, March 19, 7:00 – 8:30 PM. 

Girl Scout Badge Day

The EEC will be hosting educational programming for Girl Scouts of different levels to help them meet their badge requirements. Support the various rotations/activities during the day! Training and supplies will be provided.

Michiana VegFest

Help us table at this popular community event! Volunteers can sign up for whatever shifts fit their schedule/interest (NO ONE IS EXPECTED TO VOLUNTEER FOR THE ENTIRE EVENT). Let us know what your availability is!

Rock the Quarry Triathlon & Mile Swim

The Rock the Quarry Triathlon and Mile Swim is hosted by the Goshen Parks & Recreation Department at the beautiful Fidler Pond Park. This event has historically attracted hundreds of individuals from all areas of the country. Without the help of the community and volunteers, this event would not be possible. We would appreciate and 

Painting for store refresh

We’re updating the store and painting shelves and fixtures as a first step. All supplies are here, just wear painting clothes and shoes. Please contact the store for the best time to come in.


This event would not be possible without the help of amazing volunteers who believe in our mission and show up to support our girls. Nearly 300 volunteers are needed to put on our best 5K yet! Whatever your special skills and talents, we have a role for everyone.

Elkhart Public Library

Help Elkhart Public Library fill our ‘1000 Books Before Kindergarten’ bags to give to newborns and their families at Elkhart General Hospital. Tasks include collating flash cards/instruction folders and placing books, flash cards, growth charts in bags.

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