About This Series

Volunteer opportunities vary. Some are re-occurring, some are individual-day events, and others are a part of a larger community celebration.

We've detailed a few events here and all volunteer activities will be listed as an event below. To sign-up to participate please complete the online form and a representative from downtown will be in contact.

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First Friday Hospitality Team

  • When: The Tuesday immediately prior to First Friday.
  • Where: Participating First Friday Venues
  • What: Deliver First Friday walking guides and posters to participating venues. CheckĀ  in and make sure that venues needs are met and network among local art supporters.

Volunteers should have an interest in art, be available mid-afternoon and have the ability to walk for longer distances around downtown Spokane.

Spring Planting

Help plant 150+ sidewalk planters in the downtown core as a team or individual. Number of planters in planting zones vary. First come first served.

  • TBD: Volunteers needed 4, Monroe Street, Mallon
  • TBD: Volunteers needed 2, Main Ave, Riverside Ave, Sprague Ave, Wall Street, Howard Street

Fall Fest

When:

    • Fall Fest Carnival October 2, 11:00am to 2:00pm- 16 Helpers
    • Fall Fest Carnival October 2, 2:00-5:00pm- 16 Helpers
    • Fall Fest Carnival October 3, 11:00am to 2:00pm- 16 Helpers
    • Fall Fest Carnival October 3, 2:00-5:00pm- 16 Helpers

Where: Wall Street between Main and Spokane Falls Blvd

What: Manage various carnival games at the Fall Fest Country Carnival. Give away prizes and have fun! Manage pumpkin patch distribution.

Need: 10-15 volunteers per shift. Four hours of parking validation will be provided for River Park Square.

Crescent Window Display Refurbishment

  • When: Saturday / Sundays in September and October
  • Where: To be determined
  • What: Help bring the tradition of holidays displays back to life in downtown Spokane! The Crescent Window Displays returned for the 2018 holiday season and a whole new set of found figurines need to be prepared to delight families again in 2019.

Volunteers needed: If you have experience working with small motors, backdrops, set design or with fabrics and costuming, please indicate an interest in volunteering to refurbish displays. A downtown representative will reach out with specific tasks.

Past Events

  • Friday, Apr 29 / 3:00pm

    Spring Clean Week - Downtown Litter Pick-up and Sweep

    Join us in Downtown Spokane on Friday April 29 from 3:00-5:00pm for a downtown-wide community clean-up and celebration of spring!

    Activities include:

    • Litter pick-up
    • Sidewalk, alley and parking lot sweep
    • preparing green spaces for spring plants
    • Graffiti removal

    Every volunteer will receive an "upcycled" Spring Clean volunteer shirt

    Register to volunteer

    Followed by an after party at the West End Plaza with entertainment, beverages and food trucks!


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