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Environmental volunteer positions include cleaning creeks, planting native species and "behind the scenes" work that promotes environmental stewardship.

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Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Oakland, CA 94621 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Join Golden Gate Audubon in planting native plants and removing debris from the shoreline. Enjoy a bird walk to see the birds that depend on Arrowhead Marsh. Waterbirds, shorebirds, hawks and songbirds can be seen or heard. Next Workdays: - Saturday, January 16, 2016 from 9:30am-12:30pm - Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 9:30am-12:30pm - Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9:30am-12:30pm Please note: more
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Berkeley, CA 94702 Public Relations Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Animal Related Opportunities
Title: Golden Gate Audubon Event Volunteer Hours: Varies 3 to 5 hours per month Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator Golden Gate Audubon www.goldengateaudubon.org Our Mission: The Golden Gate Audubon Society engages people to experience the wonder of birds, and translate that wonder into action; and protect native bird populations and their habitats. General Responsibilities: Engage the public in more
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Berkeley, CA 94702 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Golden Gate Audubon Society needs volunteers to take on specific wildlife issues in the East Bay. This is an opportunity to become knowledgeable about conservation and policy issues, monitor and follow issues closely, attend meetings on behalf of Golden Gate Audubon, draft comments, and report to committee and staff. Committee meets second Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm at the Golden Gate Audubon of more
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Berkeley, CA 94702 Education Social Volunteer Positions Public Relations Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Education Volunteer Positions Animal Related Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Working with Children & Youth Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Share your knowledge of local nesting birds with adults and children at Lake Merritt in Oakland. Golden Gate Audubon is seeking docents and tabling volunteers to speak with the public about the local birds at Lake Merritt. This is a partnership between San Francisco Nature Education, Golden Gate Audubon and the Rotary Nature Center. The focus will be on the nesting birds- particularly the herons and e more
Sponsor: Sustainable Contra Costa | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Public Relations Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers needed for annual awards program and gala planning. Do you have a passion for organizing, event planning and sustainability? The Events Committee is a committed group of volunteers responsible for planning and executing Sustainable Contra Costa's annual events including the prestigious Leadership in Sustainability and Green Building Awards Gala and other community-building events and fundr more
Sponsor: Sustainable Contra Costa | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Sustainable Contra Costa is looking for interested individuals to work with us to educate, connect, and inspire people to create and maintain sustainable communities. Working with staff and other volunteers, you will support our workshops, trainings and public outreach efforts. Some work is behind the scenes, some is out in the community. Embracing "community building" is an integral part of the overa more
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Alameda, CA 94501 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Golden Gate Audubon Society and the Friends of Alameda Wildlife Reserve sponsor weekend events where volunteers help restore critical California Least Tern habitat at the proposed Alameda Wildlife Preserve. Activities include pulling out invasive plants, changing out the substrate, and refurbishing the tern shelters. All volunteer events run on the second Sunday of the month from 9 a.m. until noon. Th more
Sponsor: Town of Danville | Location: Danville, CA 94526 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Join us to paint fences in local Danville parks! This is a perfect opportunity for groups, team building, and fun. Paint days can be scheduled weekdays only, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 9am - noon during good weather months. Groups from about 15 to 40 people can be accommodated. Volunteers 14 years and up are welcome. Tasks include working in teams to sand/scrape, rinse, and repaint park fenc more
Sponsor: Know How Network | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Skilled & Unskilled Labor Know How Network
We are searching for plant people of all stripes! Experience is not required, as you will learn each week about the ins and outs of horticulture. The necessities of this volunteer position change with the seasons, and there will be always something new and challenging to work on. Join us on Wednesday mornings in Walnut Creek. Meet new friends and learn more about horticulture. Experienced gardeners ar more
Sponsor: Know How Network | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Know How Network
Can you use your knowledge of plants and graphics to help design new signage for a local nonprofit instructional garden? Plant signs in the garden have been damaged and need to be cleaned up and fixed if possible. New plant signs need to be ordered for missing signs or new plants. Volunteer will assist with the research of best materials, some vendor cost comparisons, and some design aspects. more
Sponsor: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates | Location: Fremont, CA 94539 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
SAHA and City Slicker Farms will be building a community garden for SAHA’s low income Seniors living in Fremont, CA on March 14, 2016. The garden build begins at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided. SAHA is seeking volunteers to assist with the build. No garden build experience is required. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in growing and supporting a sustainable garde more
Sponsor: City Of Oakland Environmental Services - Volunteer Groups | Location: Oakland, CA 94611 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Help restore one of Montclair’s hidden gems —- Beaconsfield Canyon between Ascot and Chelton drives. Volunteers help remove non-native plants, plant natives, clear fallen debris and create hiking paths. Wear long sleeves, long pants and shoes with good treads. We provide tools, gloves, water, snacks. No experience necessary. For more info, contact richard@rkcommunications.com. We meet the last Saturda more
Sponsor: Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden | Location: Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Help create and maintain a beautiful, water-conserving garden that demonstrates healthy garden practices using water recycling, mulch, drought-tolerant and native plantings, and no pesticides. Garden work parties may prepare beds, apply sheet mulching, compost, chip, weed, prune, water, plant, transplant, construct paths, construct benches or storage areas, construct berms or dry streambeds. Volunteers more
Sponsor: Friends of the Creeks | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Featured listings Social Volunteer Positions Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
We’re seeking approximately 15 nature lovers and creek enthusiasts to help us transform a weedy area of creekbank at Civic Park in Walnut Creek to a meadow of native grasses and wildflowers. We work one day each month on this year-long project. If rain is likely please check our website for updates. If HEAVY rain is predicted we may reschedule, but probably won't if only a misting or light sprinkle is more
Sponsor: Oakland Landscape Committee | Location: Oakland, CA 94618 Featured listings Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
The Oakland Landscape Committee is seeking volunteers to help with watering in several of our public gardens. We recently installed a large new Fire Resistant Demonstration Garden surrounding the City of Oakland's Gateway Emergency Preparedness Center, and need help with watering plants. We have multiple hoses to water plants in different locations in the Gardens. Other public gardens include the Fi more
Sponsor: Oakland Landscape Committee | Location: Oakland, CA 94618 Social Volunteer Positions Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Seeking a gardener to help with the development and maintenance of four public pollinator gardens in Oakland. Volunteer will help with planting, weeding, watering, pruning, deadheading flowers, sheet mulching, moving tree chips, and other tasks. The public gardens include the Broadway Pollinator Garden, the Firestorm Memorial Garden, the Gateway Garden park site, North Oakland Sports Field entry gard more
Sponsor: Oakland Landscape Committee | Location: Oakland, CA 94618 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer help is needed in helping with maintenance in the Gateway Garden, which is an attractive public garden and City of Oakland park site that surround the Gateway Emergency Preparedness Center. Volunteers might assist in weeding, pruning, planting, watering, refinishing railings. The Gateway Emergency Preparedness Exhibit Center has a series of exhibits that describe the 1991 Oakland Hills Fi more
Sponsor: Oakland Landscape Committee | Location: Oakland, CA 94618 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer help is need with the maintenance in the Broadway Pollinator Garden located just south of Highway 24 at the intersection of Broadway/Keith. Help with watering, weeding, planting, and mulching. This is a new public garden site adopted by the Oakland Landscape Committee, and 2000 new pollinator plants were planted this year providing new habitat for butterflies, birds and bees on Earth Day. more
Sponsor: Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden | Location: Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Technology/Web/Social Media
We want to educate visitors to the garden on plants that would be suitable for their own gardens. We have recently updated our plant ID tags in the garden. Now we need to provide more education to the community. Plants may be identified by plant community and will be coordinated with plant brochures and a plant database. more
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Berkeley, CA 94702 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Working with Children & Youth
2016 TRAINING for Environmental Education Program Golden Gate Audubon, one of California’s oldest conservation groups, needs WEEKDAY volunteers this year school year to work in our award-winning Eco- Education Programs based in East Oakland, North Richmond and Southeast San Francisco No prior experience necessary! Come work with 3rd, 4th and 5th graders during their wetland ecology field trip! Help more

 

 


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