West Chester is a community with heart!
There are many opportunities for residents to become involved in the community through volunteerism. Organizations such as The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty, Reach Out Lakota and others provide countless opportunities to support the residents and families of West Chester.
West Chester Township encourages residents to help these local efforts, but also offers a few volunteer programs/opportunities throughout the year that may also be of interest.
RASKALS - May and November
Random Acts of Simple Kindness Affecting Local Seniors is a community-wide service program matching local senior citizens with volunteer teams to complete simple yard clean-up and outdoor home chores. The program is volunteer drive and coordinated through West Chester Township.
RASKALS events are offered twice each year in May and November.
To learn more, call (513) 777-5900 or email Laura Groff
The Great Pumpkin Fest - October
Each fall, West Chester hosts a free family event at Keehner Park. The event requires the support of hundreds of volunteers to lead games and activities, decorate, and more.
To learn more about volunteering, call (513) 759-7308 or email Barbara Wilson
West Chester Senior Van Volunteer Transportation Service
Volunteers manage and operate a community-wide senior transportation service for senior citizens. The service is available to West Chester residents age 60 and older.
The service will take clients to doctor's appointments, the grocery store & pharmacy, and for recreational and social gatherings
Volunteers are asked to commit to 3 to 4 hours per week. If interested in driving the vans or to serving as a dispatcher for the service, please email or call (513) 777-5900.
The West Chester Township Park Watch Program is designed to encourage participation in monitoring the Township’s public parks to ensure they remain safe and beautiful assets to the community.
Park Watch volunteers are asked to monitor and report activity in local parks which may be suspicious, potentially dangerous, or in violation of park rules; and report maintenance issues to be addressed by the Township.
To become a Park Watch volunteer, complete the APPLICATION and return to West Chester Township: Park Watch; 9113 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, West Chester OH 45069.
Video Camera Operators
West Chester Television captures important moments in the community including high school sporting events, music programs, concerts and more. Experience operating professional video equipment to capture these moments by signing up to be a West Chester TV volunteer.
To learn more, call (513) 759-3961 or email Kyle Holton
Butler County Volunteer Opportunities
The list provided is distributed several times each year and offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities countywide.