Help us keep Cape May County clean! A variety of volunteer opportunities are available whether you’re a resident, business, civic association, school or non-profit organization.
Guidelines for COVID-19 Litter Cleanup:
Please Note: Volunteers must adhere to the following cleanup guidelines :
- Volunteers must maintain social distance of at least 6 ft. and wear face masks when necessary;
- The number of volunteers must be limited to 10 in any one location;
- The addition of face masks, gloves, trash and recycling bags, trash pickers, safety vests and hand sanitizer must be available to volunteers.
One Day Cleanup Event – Civic groups, volunteer organizations, churches and scout troops, as well as residents and businesses, are encouraged to participate in a joint effort to clean up our streets and public properties.
Mini Grants are available to any school group or non-profit association in return for cleaning up designated public areas. Groups are eligible to receive a stipend which is dependent on the number of volunteers. Equipment and supplies are available to volunteers.
Adopt a Road groups are required to clean sections of the adopted area, and all necessary equipment such as grabbers, safety shirts, bags and gloves are provided. All groups are acknowledged with a road sign displaying their name.
Cleanup Results for 2021: Through the Cape May County mini-grant program 742 volunteers spent a total of 1619 man hours cleaning litter along our roads, parks and waterways. Thank you for all your hard work that truly makes a positive impact on our community!
Safety - the safety of our volunteers is important. Please review safety protocols before conducting any cleanup programs and encourage volunteers to watch the NJCCC safety video:
For more information about the cleanup programs: Contact Pauline Northwood, Cape May County Clean Communities Coordinator, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org