FOCIP COVID-19 Work Party Procedures

posted Aug 24, 2020, 7:33 PM by FOCIP of Camano Parks   [ updated Aug 24, 2020, 7:51 PM ]

- Tom will email the work party volunteer list by Saturday evening with a list of some of the tasks that might be tackled at the following Tuesday work party.  In the email will also be the COVID symptoms checklist that the volunteers need to review.
If a volunteer is planning on coming on Tuesday they will email or call Tom by noon Monday saying that they will come. If they had a preference of a tasks, they could request one but it’s subject to change.  Tom or the team leaders will email to all responding volunteers by Monday evening a list of the team leader and the volunteers assigned to a particular task with where to meet the leader. 

- For now, we will not post the tasks on the website but there will be a notice of when the work parties are, the protocols and those volunteers should look for an email.

- Volunteers must properly wear a mask at all times in the park and maintain social distancing.

- Each task will have a team leader and no more than 4 additional volunteers

- Only the task leaders will get the materials for the job.  The task leaders will meet with the available park staff at 8:30 for a brief meeting.

- No more than 3 task leaders/volunteers will be in the shop to get tools at a time.

- No more than 3 volunteers are to be in the FOCIP office at a time.  These volunteers should open doors and windows while working there to ensure proper ventilation.

- Team leaders and if necessary, park staff will meet the volunteers at the task location by 9:30.

- Team leaders will conduct a temperature check of the volunteers and mark it as completed.  Any volunteer with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will be sent home.  Volunteers will be required to initial that they read the COVID symptoms checklist.

- Work parties will be completed by noon (no meeting for lunch)

- Only the team leader or designated volunteer will return the tools to the shop.  The tools will be cleaned and disinfected with Lysol.

- FOCIP will supply hand sanitizer, masks, spray disinfection, disposable exam gloves and a thermometer to each team leader.

>>> If you are a work party volunteer and did not receive this info in an email with the following header please let us know

From: Tom Eisenberg
Date: Mon, Aug 24, 2020 at 6:25 PM
Subject: [FOCIP Work Party] Sept. Work Party

To: focip work party

COVID-19 Health Screening Questions

1.Do you have any of these symptoms?
-Fever or Chills:
-Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing:
-Muscle or body aches:
-Recent loss of taste or smell:
-Sore throat:
-Nausea or vomiting:

2.Within the past 14 days, have you had contact with anyone that you know had COVID-19 or COVID-19 symptoms?  Contact is being within 6’ or closer for more than 15 minutes with a person, or having direct contact with fluids from a person with COCID-19.

3.Have you had a positive COVID-19 test for the active virus in the past 10 days?

4.Within the last 15 days has a public health or medical professional told you to self -monitor, self-isolate or self-quarantine because of concerns about COVID-19 infection?

Tuesday Work Parties

posted Jul 31, 2018, 9:34 AM by FOCIP of Camano Parks   [ updated Aug 24, 2020, 7:53 PM ]

FOCIP's Tuesday work parties will resume Tuesday, Sep 8. 

(This email will only be sent to those on the Work Party email list.)



If all goes well, additional work parties will be held Sep 15, Oct 6, Oct 13, & Oct 20

2020 Tuesday Work Party Schedule

  • Jan 7, 14 (CANCELLED), 21 (CANCELLED)
  • Feb 4, 11, 18
  • Mar 3, 10, 17 (CANCELLED) (State Park Volunteer Lunch)
  • Apr 7, 14, 21
  • May 5, 12, 19
  • June 2, 9, 16
  • July 7, 14, 21
  • Aug 4, 11
  • Sep 8, 15 (TENTATIVE)
  • Oct 6, 13, 20  - ALL TENTATIVE
  • Nov 3, 10 (Leaf Raking/Volunteer Lunch to be announced)
  • Dec 1, 8

Sign up after getting an email from Tom.
Meet at 9:30 am at the project siteWe will NOT be meeting for lunch.


Special work parties are called when there is storm damage, special projects, or a project that must be completed on schedule. If you would like to be contacted for special work parties send your contact information to FOCIP.TomE at

Our work parties are usually held the first three Tuesdays of the month. 
Don't forget your volunteer parking pass or your Discover Pass.  
Rain or shine, so wear the right gear.

Join us at the work parties and find a task that fits! 

Other Work Parties

posted Jul 31, 2018, 9:32 AM by FOCIP of Camano Parks   [ updated Jul 31, 2018, 9:32 AM ]

We are always looking for help from volunteers at the Four Springs or Camano Center gardens - just a couple of hours on some Tuesdays for mostly weeding and planting. FOCIP provides the tools.

If you would send us your email, we'll send out times and dates to those specific volunteers.  You can also check the calendar at

Work Party Cancellation Policy

posted Jul 31, 2018, 9:30 AM by FOCIP of Camano Parks   [ updated Jul 31, 2018, 9:33 AM ]

If Stanwood/Camano Island schools are delayed due to weather, FOCIP work parties will be cancelled.
If work parties are cancelled for any other reason (such as high winds), FOCIP will send an email and update our web site.

Call 629-1240 to see if school is delayed.

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