To volunteer for Floatzilla visit floatzilla.org/volunteer.

To volunteer for Taming of the Slough CLICK HERE.

Listed below are volunteer opportunities at River Action this year. Let us know the event /activity for which you'd like to volunteer, and we'll send a confirmation letter with your volunteer duties, times and location.

Adopt-a-Path: Volunteer to help keep trails clean [Program Info]

Invasive Species Removal Day - May 30th, 2015 8 am - 12 pm

  1. River Action and Black Hawk College are hosting an Invasive Species Removal event on May 30th at Green Valley Nature Preserve.
  2. Scroll Down to fill out an online volunteer form for the Invasive Species Removal Day.
    1. Volunteers will cut invasive shrubs using loppers and handsaws.
    2. All volunteers must wear long pants and closed toed shoes. We recommend that volunteers bring gloves and loppers or
      hand-saws,but equipment will be provided for those who need it.
      • Directions:

        Green Valley—enter 60th St from John Deere Rd and park in the lot across 60th St from the ball diamonds and head to the check-in table. Rubber boots recommended for this removal site.

    Ride the River - June 21, 2015 7 am - 3:30 pm

      Ride the River is an annual family bicycle ride. We need volunteers to assist with set-up, registration, t-shirt sales, directing participants along the route, clean-up, and more.

  3. Volunteer opportunities include:

    1. Saturday set-up at QC Times 8:00 - 10:00 am
    2. Saturday Packet Pickup QC Times 9:00am - noon
    3. Set Up at QC Times 1:00pm
    4. Sunday Registration at QC Times 6:15 - 9:15 am
    5. Sunday Registration 9:15 - 12:30 pm
    6. Sunday Registration/T-shirt Sales 12:15 - 3:15 pm
    7. Loading Bikes 7:45-10:30 am Bettendorf
    8. Directing participants/route guidance - assorted from 7 am - 3:45 pm
    9. Family Fair - Set-Up 7:00am-10:00pm
    10. Family Fair - 9:45 am-12:45pm
    11. Activities and Final Tear-Down 12:30pm-3:30pm
    12. Sunday Clean Up - QC Times 1:30- 4:30
    13. Monday Post Race Detail 7:30 - 10:30 am

    Floatzilla August 15, 2015

      Floatzilla is a paddlesports festival that takes place on the Mississippi River and its backwaters.

      Volunteer's are needed to help with set-up, registration, packet pick-up, unloading vessels, launching boats, parking, sales, and more. Locations include:

      1. LAKE POTTER
      4. EMPIRE PARK
      5. MAIN STREET

      Mississippi River Conference - October 15-17, 2014 - [Event Info]

      1. Registration
        • Wed, Oct 15 - 4-7pm
        • Thu, Oct 16 - 7-11am
        • Fri, Oct 17 - 7-11am & 1:30-4pm
      2. Catfish dinner reception - Set up, service, and tear down
        • Wed, Oct 15 - 4-9pm
      3. Presentation Assistant – Help with laptops and projectors for presentations
        • Thu, Oct 16 - 8-11:30am
        • Fri, Oct 17 - 8-11am & 1:30-4pm

      Bald Eagle Days - January 8-10, 2016 - [Event Info]

      Select the event(s) for which you'd like to volunteer. You can select more than one from the list below.

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