St. Joseph County Parks

Your Place for Outdoor Family Fun!
Bendix WoodsFerrettie/BaugoCrone Restoration AreaLaSalle TrailSpicer LakeSt. Patrick'sAnderson RoadChamberlain Lake
Constant Contact
Special Events:
Outdoor Elements
 
Park Programs:
Big Trees
Boomers & Beyond
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Outdoor Wildlife for Seniors
School & Scout
 
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Annual Report
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Employment

Please visit the St. Joseph County Human Resources website to apply


No postings at this time.


Volunteer Opportunities


Help Preserve the Studebaker Trees!

Help us preserve the historic Studebaker Trees! Volunteers are needed to assist with letter clean-up. We will be cutting vines, shrubs and small trees within the letters. Please wear long pants, sturdy shoes and a long-sleeved shirt. Also, bring a pair of gloves. If you wish to stay for the entire day, please bring a sack lunch too. Call us at (574) 654-3155 to let us know if you are coming to help. Meet at the Bendix Woods County Park: Nature Center. Work day is from 10am-3pm.
Studebaker Trees Volunteer Clean-up Dates:

Thursday, August 21
Friday, September 26
Friday, October 17
Friday, November 7

Spring volunteer opportunities include:
Trail clean up
Garlic mustard removal – (April)
Interpretive and leisure program assistant
Picnic shelter spruce-up (April)
Garden clean up
Roadside litter clean-up
 
 
Summer volunteer opportunities include:
Special event volunteers 
Roadside litter pick up
Garden weeding and trimming
Day camp aide
Bio Blitz
Interpretive and leisure program assistant
Craft project prep work for children’s programs
 
 
Fall volunteer opportunities include:
Special event volunteers
Bio Blitz
Roadside litter pick up
Garden weeding
Craft project prep work for children’s programs
 
 
Winter volunteer opportunities include:
Bird house clean out
Roadside litter pick up
Winter program prep work
Sugar Camp operations
Invasive species removal

For information, contact schaffee@sjcparks.org
 
For potential Eagle Scout projects, contact ekirkwood@sjcparks.org
 


Request for Proposals


None at this time.