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HELP THE CITY OF GOSHEN DECORATE THE MIRTH TREE

Friday, December 9, 2022

This holiday season, we encourage you to take some time to get creative and help decorate the Mirth Tree! In an effort to reduce waste, the City of Goshen’s Department of Environment Resilience (GDER) wants to encourage you to see what you can create with only the things you can find or recycle.... more

Stormwater Partnership Surface Water Report on Annual Trends in Water Quality Published

Friday, December 9, 2022

The St. Joseph River Basin Commission has published a report analyzing over a decade of water quality data collected by the Elkhart County Health Department as part of the Greater Elkhart County Stormwater Partnership’s long-term surface water monitoring program. The report focuses on long-term... more

COMMUNITY INPUT MEETING

Friday, December 9, 2022

WHEN: Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.WHERE: Prairie View Elementary School Gym, 1730 Regent Street, Goshen Please plan to attend to learn more about the mixed-use development being proposed for this 170-acres of land on the south side of Goshen including: Types and quantities of... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, December 12, 2022, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81801258378 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Community Relations Commission

Monday, December 12, 2022, 7:00pm

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 3:00pm

Volunteering

Volunteer: Have talent, time or enthusiasm? Share it with the community! Work, play and give back all at the same time. Many volunteer opportunities are available through the Park Department; contact Kimberlee Stephens at 534-3003. You may also directly email her your Volunteer Application and Volunteer Code of Conduct at kimberleestephens@goshencity.com. Both of which can be found below in blue. 

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION     CODE OF CONDUCT FORM

SPORTS

Coaching

Youth Basketball- the Role of Volunteer Coaches in the Youth Basketball Program include running practices, helping communicate with parents, coaching during games.

Youth Soccer- the Role of Volunteer Coaches in the Youth Soccer Program include running practices, helping communicate with parents, coaching during games. Youth Coaches for the

4 – 5 Year old league will be officiating the games.

Volunteer Coaches will need to fill out a quick background check Which can be done online by clicking the blue link below.

Back ground check here.

Officiating

Youth Basketball- Under the direction of the League Director, the Youth Basketball Referee is responsible for enforcing the rules, ensuring games start on time, and providing a safe and positive environment for participants. Remember this is for the youth so we make it a safe and fun place to play and remember the kids are still learning.

Youth Soccer- Under the direction of the League Director, the Youth Soccer Referee is responsible for enforcing the rules, ensuring games start on time, and providing a safe and positive environment for participants. Remember this is for the youth so we make it a safe and fun place to play and remember the kids are still learning

 

Adult Softball

Volunteers help with field grooming and field preparation. Field grooming includes weed removal, blowing off concrete, and pebble removal. Field preparation includes raking under bases, raking pitcher’s mound, filling in batters boxes, and weed removal.

 

Adult Volleyball

Volunteers help with court maintenance. Court maintenance includes raking out the volleyball courts and pulling weeds from courts.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Daddy Daughter Dance

Volunteer opportunities include helping with supervising the event, food preparation, setting up and cleaning up.

Mother Son Dance

Volunteer opportunities include helping with supervising the event, food preparation, setting up and cleaning up.

Kids’ & Teens’ Triathlon

Volunteers can help in the following areas:

  • Course Marshals to tell people where to turn and monitor cyclists
  • Transition Area– setting up bike racks and directing athletes
  • Start/Finish Line– handing out water, awards and monitoring laps

 

 

Adult Triathlon

Volunteers can help in the following areas:

  • Course Marshals to tell people where to turn and monitor cyclists
  • Registration staff to check people in
  • Body Marking– so we can identify the athletes
  • Transition Area– setting up bike racks and directing athletes
  • Start/Finish Line– handing out water, awards and monitoring laps

 

 

 

Fishing Derby

Volunteers will help with removing fish and measuring them.

 

 

Spring Ballet Concert

Volunteer’s opportunities include stage prep, handing out program guides, and selling of event tickets.  

PARK MAINTENANCE

Landscaping

Volunteer opportunities include removal of weeds, flower planting, mulch spreading, and weed eating around various parks.

 

Greenhouse

Volunteer opportunities include planting and watering of the greenhouse.

 

Park Clean Up

Volunteer opportunities include picking up trash, painting, and brush removal at various park locations.