Content Provided by the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation.  

Join the JRC and hundreds of your neighbors on May 16, 2015, for Hands On Jamestown, a community-wide effort to clean and beautify the streets of Jamestown through flower planting, litter collection, and other clean-up activities. The day starts downtown and spreads throughout the city. Get your neighbors, friends, family, or coworkers together… registration begins soon!

Registration: City Hall 8:00-8:30 am
Event Volunteer Hours: 8:30-12:00 pm
Volunteer Picnic: Downtown Winter Garden Plaza 12:00-1:00 pm

Additional Sponsors Include:

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Lynn Development Group, LLC

Things to remember when volunteering for Hands On Jamestown:

  • Volunteers must check-in at City Hall starting at 8 am. One (1) designated contact person should check-in for each group to avoid congestion. This includes groups volunteering outside the immediate downtown area.
  • Volunteers will be assigned a clean up location based on age/abilities and site needs. Please know we will try to accommodate special requests if noted on the registration forms.
  • A limited number of gloves and tools are provided. All volunteers are encouraged to bring gloves and tools from home if you’re comfortable using them, however JRC and Hands On Jamestown are not responsible for personal items that break.
  • Garbage bags will be provided.

Downtown Volunteers:

  • All full garbage bags must be placed on the corner of any main intersection by 12 pm for pick-up.
  • All brush collected can be placed in a separate pile along the sides of the street by 12 pm for pick-up.
  • Kids under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Please obey all normal traffic and pedestrian laws as there are no street closures for Hands On Jamestown.
  • Answers to any additional questions or special instructions not included on this list will be given at registration
  • Please avoid putting sand or large quantities of dirt in garbage bags.

Neighborhood and Other Volunteers:

  • Garbage collected in outlying neighborhoods can be brought downtown by 12 pm for pick-up.
  • Brush collected in outlying neighborhoods can be brought to the BPU waste station.
  • Please avoid putting sand or large quantities of dirt in garbage bags.