Keep South Bend Beautiful has many one-time service opportunities, perfect  for school, work, family, or fun. Most take place on Saturday mornings from early April through the beginning of November. Most Saturday projects begin at 9:00 a.m. and last anywhere from 3 – 5 hours. KIB projects are kid-friendly unless otherwise stated, so please plan to bring the kids!  Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older, or accompanied by an adult.  Here are just a few types of projects that need volunteers:

  • Planting trees along residential streets and parks
  • Beautification and revitalization of communities through planting trees, shrubs and perennials
  • Turning vacant lots into pocket parks
  • Cleaning up litter in neighborhoods, parks and waterways
  • Creating outdoor classrooms on the grounds of local schools
  • Weekday projects for groups or individuals are also available!