Boy Scouts - Please complete this form if you are interested in completing an Eagle Scout project with THPRD. ALL Eagle Scout candidates completing this application must be at least 15 years of age or older.

Girl Scouts - Please complete this form if you are interested in completing a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award with THPRD.

If you have questions, contact Melissa Marcum at m.marcum@thprd.org or 503-619-3941.


Contact Information


Emergency Contact Information

Please list a parent or legal guardian as your emergency contact.


Reference Information

Please list a non-family, scout leader as your reference.


Project Preference

Please list the project you are interested in completing below. If you are interested in multiple projects, rank them in order of preference, starting with your top choice.


Schedule Preference


Do You Need an Accommodation?

Do you have any accommodations requests? Please list them below. Examples could include allergies, wheelchair accessibility, etc.
If accommodations are unnecessary, please skip this section.


Parent/Guardian Consent (required for youth)

If you are under 18 years of age, parent/guardian permission is required. By entering your name below, you are stating, as the applicant's parent/guardian, that you give your consent for the applicant to participate in volunteer activities with THPRD.


Process & Expectations

The Volunteer Coordinator will be your primary contact throughout this project, providing guidance that will allow you to take full advantage of the professional development opportunity that comes with this type of project.
You can expect clear and professional communication, receiving responses to communications within 1 - 2 days. If you need a more immediate response, please call or mark your email communication as urgent.
As the scout leader for this project, you are expected to:
Organize and train volunteers to successfully complete the project in a safe manner.
Act as a representative of THPRD, in a manner that promotes the park district in a positive way.
Attend the following required meetings with THPRD staff:
1. Initial Project Overview, where project details and general requirements for volunteering will be provided to you.
2. Site Visit, if you are doing a site specific project.
3. Proposal Signature Meeting to get a signature on your final proposal, once all requested revisions to the proposal have been made.
4. Check-in Meeting during the week prior to your volunteer project, where you will go over your safety talk, project orientation and timeline.
5. Site Visit II, if a site specific project and it was not completed to the standards set, you will meet THPRD staff at the site to go over what needs to be fixed.
6. Final Meeting, scheduled when you have successfully completed your project, you will meet to turn in paperwork, tools and supplies borrowed and get a final signature.
Use clear, honest and professional communication throughout the length of the project. The majority of this communication will take place over email. You are responsible for checking your email each week and responding to emails within 2 - 3 days of receipt.
Treat community members, THPRD staff and your volunteers with respect throughout the project.
Accept all reasonable suggestions for improving your project. This is a learning experience and as such, you need to take careful consideration on the advice you are provided regarding your project. Your questions and creativity throughout this process are encouraged.
Write a clear, coherent project proposal that describes the specific tasks, objectives and materials necessary to complete the project. This proposal will be reviewed by THPRD staff and you will need to make all suggested edits. The proposal will follow the format provided by the Boy/Girl Scouts of America.


Demographic Information

In order to best serve the region's communities as broadly as possible, THPRD needs to understand who our programs currently serve. Any information you provide is helpful.


Volunteer Insurance Waiver & Consent Agreement

Read this document completely before signing. Its effect is to release the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District ("THPRD") and its representatives from any liability resulting from your participation as a volunteer and to waive all claims for damages or losses against THPRD and its representatives that may arise from such participation.
Staff or volunteers may photograph or video volunteers and use the images for volunteer appreciation and outreach purposes. Images are the property of THPRD. By signing this form, you acknowledge and agree to such use.
As a volunteer, you are NOT covered by the Park District's Workers Compensation program. You are, therefore, urged to have your own health insurance in the event you are injured while performing your volunteer duties.
You ARE covered by THPRD's General Liability Fund. This will protect you in the event of property damage or accidental injury to the public as a result of your performance of volunteer duties assigned by THPRD.
Volunteers are not authorized to drive THPRD or personal vehicles as part of his/her duties, but may on occasion be authorized to operate off-road equipment. If you operate off-road equipment, you must have a valid Oregon Driver's License. You will be covered for property damage or bodily injury to others resulting from an accident. You should have your own health insurance to cover yourself.
Release. In consideration of the right to participate in volunteer activities, I hereby forever waive, release, and discharge THPRD and its individual directors, officers, agents, employees, volunteers, representatives, officials, and any other persons or entities acting on its behalf, and their successors and assigns (the "Released Parties") from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, expenses (including attorney fees), damages, judgments, liabilities, and causes of action whatsoever, known or unknown (together, "Claims") arising from the fault or negligence of the Released Parties, including without limitation Claims for or related to death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions or injury of any kind which may occur to me arising out of participation in volunteer activities. The releases and waivers provided under this paragraph do not apply in cases of the Released Parties' gross negligence or willful misconduct.
I have read and understand the foregoing information on volunteers and insurance. If I am injured, I understand I will not have a claim against THPRD for injury and damages. I also give my consent to THPRD to conduct a background check. If your child is under 18 years old, the parent/guardian is responsible for arranging timely transportation to and from the volunteer activity.