Get Involved

Looking for ways to help out in your community? Want to simply get more engaged or meet your neighbors? The City provides a variety of opportunities for you to get involved, whether that’s through volunteering on a City or other community organization’s project, serving on a City board or commission and more!

Below are some of the various ways you can roll up your sleeves and get involved. If you have any questions or ideas for a potential community service opportunity, please contact Communications Officer Riley Sweeney by clicking here or calling (360) 685-2353.

Volunteer with Parks

The Parks, Recreation and Trails Advisory Board hosts a number of park cleanup and trail improvement events throughout the city. See below announcements for information on the next event.

SCOPE officers 2016

Volunteer with the Police Department

Learn about Senior Citizens on Patrol Enhancement (SCOPE),
Auxiliary Communication Services, and more.

Boards and Commissions

One way to volunteer is to serve on a board or commissoin that help forum public policy and make Ferndale a prosperous place to be.

The City accepts applications for boards and commissions year-round, not just when there is a vacancy. If you feel you have something to contribute, please fill out an application and send it to City Clerk Susan Duncan (see below). You can find the application here.

Other Volunteer Organization

Connect with some of these great organizations to learn about more volunteer opportunities.

Community Events & Volunteer Opportunities

Outside Partnership Organizations

Ferndale Community Coalition

The Ferndale Community Coalition is a collaborative group dedicated to building and strengthening the capacity of the community with the goal to create safe and healthy environments where youth and families thrive.

Homeowners’ Associations

Current HOAs, Contact Information, Map of HOAs, Neighborhood Contacts

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