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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: Berkeley, CA 94702 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Animal Related Opportunities
Share your knowledge of local history and local nesting birds with adults and children at Lake Merritt in Oakland. Golden Gate Audubon and San Francisco Nature Education are seeking docents and tabling volunteers to speak with the public about the local birds at Lake Merritt. The focus will be on the nesting birds- particularly the herons and egrets at Lake Merritt. This urban lake was the first na 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: Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Come help with ecological restoration in the Shell Ridge Open Space. We will work on site preparation, weeding, watering, seed collecting, and planting. Learn how to plant native grasses, wildflowers and other plants around the pond while learning about the native plants and wildlife in our Open Space. We will discuss how you can use these planting techniques for native plants in your own garden. T more
Sponsor: Town of Danville | Location: Danville, CA 94526 Social Volunteer Positions Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
The Town of Danville's Earth Day celebration needs volunteers,16 years and up on Sunday April 19th.This event will be held on the Town Green. Volunteer shifts: set up 9:30- 11:30 am, and clean up 1:30 - 3:30 pm. 12 environmentally enthusiastic volunteers are needed, 6 per shift. more
Sponsor: Town of Danville | Location: Danville, CA 94526 Featured listings Holiday Volunteer Opportunities Social Volunteer Positions Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
The Town of Danville's Earth Day celebration needs volunteers,16 years and up on Sunday April 19th.This event will be held on the Town Green. Volunteer shifts: set up 9:30- 11:30 am, and clean up 1:30 - 3:30 pm. 12 environmentally enthusiastic volunteers are needed, 6 per shift. 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: Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Deer Lake is a diverse riparian pond in the Shell Ridge Open Space. Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation began restoration efforts in 1976 and has successfully propagated a wide variety of native plants and trees. Volunteers will be planting native plants and repairing existing sites in order to give the young plants a better chance to grow. We will provide tools, but people should bring gloves, wate more
Sponsor: Playland-Not-at-the-Beach | Location: El Cerrito, CA 94530 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Playland has a small garden area around our parking lot and building. We need volunteers for occasional garden care for the plants, trees, and flowers. This volunteer opportunity is only offered during the week and subject to availability. This volunteer opportunity is available when we are closed to the public (weekdays 11:00am-4:00pm). Guest Services at (510) 232-4264 x19 or guestservices@pnatb. more
Sponsor: Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
The Tuesday group is restoring the area around Bayberry Pond in Lime Ridge North. A given week might find us doing site prep, planting, watering, or weeding. Or we might be at our native plant nursery, propagating plants for use in our work. Recently we began working on a project near the Sutherland Drive entrance to Shell Ridge. We also do spot restoration at other sites in the Walnut Creek Open S 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 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Working with Children & Youth
2015 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
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Oakland, CA 94621 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Join Golden Gate Audubon and Outdoor Afro 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 17, 2015 from 9:30am-12:30pm - Monday, January 19, 2015 from 9:30am-12:30pm - celebrate MLK Jr. Day! - Saturday, February 2 more
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: San Francisco, CA 94124 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Over the past 150 years, more than 90% of San Francisco Bay's wetlands have been destroyed by development. But thanks to Golden Gate Audubon volunteers and others, wetlands are now being restored throughout the Bay Area. And we'd like to you to join our team of habitat restoration volunteers! The first Saturday of each month, Golden Gate Audubon holds wetlands habitat restoration workdays at Pier 94, more
Sponsor: Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Help the WC Open Space Foundation grow local native plants for our habitat restoration activities. We grow most of them from seeds in our native plant nursery -- everything from annual flowers to trees -- but we do a few cuttings as well. The new nursery group will meet the second Monday of the month to propagate, weed, pot up (transplant), and do general nursery tasks. We do not sell any plants. 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: Markham Regional Arboretum Society | Location: Concord, CA 94521 Public Relations Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Technology/Web/Social Media Volunteering from Home
We are seeking individuals with expertise in the area of Web design and graphics to update, enhance and maintain our current website (www.markhamarborteum.org) with new events, programs and general information, as well as: improve the site's functionality, improve user interaction and create online maps of our existing gardens with linkage to plant species. more
Sponsor: Markham Regional Arboretum Society | Location: Concord, CA 94521 Public Relations Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Technology/Web/Social Media Volunteering from Home
We are currently seeking an individual who can set us up with social media, e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. We would like to utilize these channels to advertise, publicize and promote the Markham gardens, park and nursery, as well as its sales, programs and activities. more
Sponsor: Markham Regional Arboretum Society | Location: Concord, CA 94521 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Every Tuesday morning from 9 am until noon, volunteers meet at the Markham Nursery to propagate and pot up plants for sale. The Nursery is located at the Markham Garden Center at 1202 La Vista Avenue in Concord. Volunteers learn how to make cuttings from plants, plant seeds and transplant seedlings, and care for plants until the point of sale. Volunteers also assist in maintaining the nursery beds, gre more
Sponsor: Markham Regional Arboretum Society | Location: Concord, CA 94521 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers can adopt a garden within the International Garden. Plants in each garden are from different parts of the world and each garden is area specific. These gardens need year around care and through your efforts can become a showplace you can be proud of. 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

 

 


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