Rosedale Development Association Volunteering

Rosedale Development AssociationRosedale Development Association

Rosedale Development Association strives to work with residents, businesses, and institutions to develop a thriving Rosedale community. RDA is involved in nearly every aspect of community building – policy influencing and advocacy, land use planning, housing construction, crime reduction, public space improvement, youth programming, supporting neighborhood associations, and providing assistance to residents and businesses for a host of issues and concerns.

Where is Rosedale? Rosedale is a four square mile community in southeast Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Kansas (KCK). Its borders are the Kansas River to the north, County Line Road/47th St. to the south, State Line Road to the East, and 18th St. Expressway to the West.

If you’d like to help this amazing organization, here are all their upcoming volunteer opportunities:

September

Wednesday, September 15 – Working Wednesday @ Fisher Park

Description: Picking up trash in Fisher Park, along Lake Ave, and the general Hilltop area.

Volunteers will meet at Fisher Park from 4-6pm; all ages welcome (youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).

Please email Jaunise directly to sign up: Juanise@Rosedale.org or text 816-343-4010.

Saturday, September 18 – Disc de Triomphe [CANCELLED]

Rosedale Development AssociationRosedale Development Association

Description: Disc golf tournament for Rosedale Development Association. All ages and abilities welcome!

Volunteers will be needed from 7am – 3pm, set up will be 7-10 am and take down will be from 12-2 pm.

Please use the following link to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805054CAEAC22A1F85-support

Saturday, September 25 – Rozarks trail cleanup

Description: Come help maintain the beautiful Rozarks trails!  Meet at Fisher Park and come dressed to work outside.

Volunteers can expect to work from 9-11 am; all ages welcome (youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).

Please email Juanise directly to sign up: Juanise@Rosedale.org or text 816-343-4010.

***The youth soccer league is set to start on Tuesday, September 21, practices are held weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:30 pm at Whitmore Park, and games will be held on Saturdays. If interested in coaching youth ages 5-12, please contact Youth Program Coordinator, Victor Michimani at Victor@Rosedale.org.

October

Wednesday, October 6 – Working Wednesdays @ Rosedale Park

Description: Picking up trash in Rosedale Park, along Mission Rd., and the I-35 underpass

Volunteers will meet at Rosedale Park from 4-6pm; all ages welcome (youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).

Please email Juanise directly to sign up: Juanise@Rosedale.org or text 816-343-4010.

Saturday, October 30 – Rozarks trail cleanup

Rozarks Nature Trails - Rosedale Development AssociationRosedale Development Association

Description: Come help maintain the beautiful Rozarks trails!  Meet at Rosedale Memorial Arch and come dressed to work outside.

Volunteers can expect to work from 9-11 am; all ages welcome (youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).

Please email Juanise directly to sign up: Juanise@Rosedale.org or text 816-343-4010.

Saturday, October 30 – Haunted Trail Walk (4pm-6pm)
Description: What waits for you in the woods?  Come walk the Rozarks trails with a Halloween twist!  Walk with your family or a friend, but don’t go alone… costumes are encouraged, all ages welcome. Volunteers will be needed from 3pm until 6 pm, to “haunt” the trails as community members walk through. More information regarding costumes will be available beginning October 1.

Please email Juanise directly to sign up: Juanise@Rosedale.org or text 816-343-4010.

***Rosedale Future Professionals will start on Monday, October 4. Volunteers will be needed as a Classroom Facilitator. There will be 5 sessions, which will take place over 5 weeks, meeting M-Th from 3:30-5:30. Facilitators will be trained on the Financial Literacy curriculum and paired with a RDA staff member to facilitate curriculum. Please contact the Youth Program director Victor Michimani at Victor@Rosedale.org for more information and position requirements.

November

Saturday, November 20 – Rozarks trail cleanup

Description: Come help maintain the beautiful Rozarks trails!  Meet at Fisher Park and come dressed to work outside.

Volunteers can expect to work from 9-11 am; all ages welcome (youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).

Please email Juanise directly to sign up: Juanise@Rosedale.org or text 816-343-4010.

December

Sunday, December 12 & Sunday, December 19 – Luminary Hike Setup & Take down

Description: Help prepare for RDA’s new community-favorite event, the Rozarks Luminary Hike. Volunteers will set up the luminaries through a predetermined portion of the Rozarks trails beginning in Fisher park. After the week-long event, volunteers will return to take down materials, load up and return to RDA’s office.

Please email Juanise directly to sign up: Juanise@Rosedale.org or text 816-343-4010.

Ongoing

Weekly Garden cleanups – Most Wednesdays from 4-6pm beginning August 25

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Description: Join RDA’s Adult Program Coordinator and Youth Employees at the Community Garden located at 2300 S. Early St. Volunteers will help maintain the garden by weeding, mulching, mowing, pruning, and harvesting fruits & vegetables.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome (youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult).

Please email me directly to sign up: Juanise@Rosedale.org or text 816-343-4010.

Happy volunteering!

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