Playground Clean-Up (spring & autumn)




One-time only


450 North Syndicate Street
Saint Paul
United States


Community Action Head Start is committed to providing low-income families in our community with high quality education for children ages 3-5. Your efforts will help our Head Start teachers and classroom staff to make learning and attending school a fun and rewarding activity for children. Classes are held weekdays. Help to beautify the playground! 


Supervisor: Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Technician 


Tasks and Responsibilities: Assist with the maintenance of a Head Start playground and surrounding area. Rake grass/leaves, pull weeds, pick up trash, sweep, move mulch, and miscellaneous tasks. Turn in a timesheet within two days of the project. 



Show interest in beautifying a playground and surrounding area;

Able to physically respond to the demands of yard-work and maintenance tasks;

Capable of lifting 20 lbs.; bring your own gloves and rake;

Experience with raking and general yard-work;

Ability to speak English;

Ability to work as a member of a team and independently with little supervision; Individual or group of up to 30 members; Age 18+ (age 13+ with an adult present) 


Time Commitment: One-time 2+ hours on a Friday, preferred. Monday - Thursday afternoon, evening or weekends may be an option. Must occur when children are not on the playground. Specific hours will be arranged by the supervisor. Dates available are mid-April thru May for spring clean-up; late October thru November for autumn raking. Please schedule at least two weeks in advance, due to logistics. 


Group Size: One to thirty members 


Opportunity Location:  Saint Paul, MN - Frogtown or Battle Creek neighborhood  


Benefits of Volunteering: Gain facility maintenance experience, landscaping skills, and professional networking. Knowledge that you are helping children thrive! 


For Information Contact: (register at least two weeks in advance) or call 651-603-5979; and,

Complete a Registration Form at


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How To Apply

Complete a registration form posted on our website