Volunteer Opportunities with the Pliking Club of Ogden

Participate in Meetup Events!

Enjoy the outdoors while meeting new people and making a difference in the community. Cleanup events are held at least monthly. If you know of an area that could use some TLC, let us know at plikingclub@gmail.com. We would also be happy to provide equipment and support, if you and a group of friends would like to organize your own event!

Job Title:  Citizen Scientist

Litter cleanup efforts and education have decreased litter in the past 5 decades, and with your help, we can do even more.  You can contribute to a cleaner, healthier and safer community by picking up and collecting data on litter.  You can make a difference while increasing physical fitness and enjoying the outdoors.

Purpose:  Create a “litter fingerprint” for your city, which can be used to develop an effective Litter Prevention Program.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Install the Litterati app and create a free account
  • Join a local challenge
  • Photograph and pick up litter
  • Upload and tag the photos

Length of Assignment:  Flexible

Time Commitment:  1 hour or more a week, on your own schedule

Qualifications:  Must have a cell phone and be comfortable using an app, physical ability to collect trash

Benefits:  Increased physical fitness, time outdoors, access to the collected data, satisfaction of contributing to a more beautiful community


Job Title:  Social Media Specialist

Litter cleanup efforts and education have decreased litter in the past 5 decades, and with your help, we can do even more.  You can contribute to a cleaner, healthier and safer community by developing litter awareness and promotional materials.  You will make a difference while increasing your writing and marketing skills.

Purpose:  Help to create a cleaner Ogden, Utah and world by promoting Pliking – picking up litter while hiking.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Website design and SEO
  • Write blogs and posts
  • Develop promotional materials
  • Social Media campaigns

Time Commitment:  Minimum of 8 hours, on your own schedule

Qualifications:  Website and social media proficiency, writing and editing skills, marketing experience helpful

Support:  Training and materials will be provided. 

Benefits:  Develop writing and marketing skills, create a portfolio of published work that you can use when seeking employment, enjoy the satisfaction of contributing to a more beautiful community.