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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: 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: Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden | Location: Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden (PHIG) is looking for individuals or a small group to help build an arbor over the 4-bin composting system already in use to make it fully functional for PHIG and the school. The arbor will be long-lasting, made from redwood or similar wood, possibly recycled wood. A climbing vine on the arbor will provide additional shade in the summer and weather protection in the w 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: City Of Oakland Environmental Services | Location: Oakland, CA 94612 Social Volunteer Positions Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
21st Annual Oakland Creek to Bay Day Saturday September 17, 2016 Oakland Creek to Bay Day is part of California and International Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest volunteer day in California and the world! On Creek to Bay Day 2015, over 1,200 volunteers removed 16,000 pounds of trash and 150 cubic yards of invasive weeds from Oakland’s creeks, shoreline and streets. Statewide, 53,555 volunteers pre more
Sponsor: Gardens at Heather Farm | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Working with Children & Youth
If you love nature, wildlife and gardens, The Gardens at Heather Farm offers a unique opportunity to share your interests and give back to the community. We are currently seeking volunteers for our Education Department to present a variety of science lessons in classrooms. Our Natural Science Classroom (NSC) has been serving school and youth groups since 1984. Providing a wide variety of science & en more
Sponsor: Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Our Tuesday group conducts an ongoing restoration project around Bayberry Pond in beautiful 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 and we also do spot restoration at other sites 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: 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. We ask that committee members be active members of Golden Gate Audubon Society. The 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: Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden | Location: Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
The Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden is looking for Board and Steering Committee Members to help grow our garden! Public Relations - writing & speaking skills, contact media, create library display case, etc. Education - liaison with school districts, provide tours, specialty on environmental ed. Compost Keepers Trainer - help lead school age children learn to sort and turn salad bar discards in more
Sponsor: Oakland Landscape Committee | Location: Oakland, CA 94618 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
We need help with maintenance of a new Fire Resistant Demonstration Garden featuring succulent plants, and could use help from a volunteer with some experience caring for and watering succulents. Volunteers would work in the City of Oakland's Gateway Garden park site located approximately a half mile west of the Caldecott Tunnel. We are continuing to add new plantings and the volunteer might help wit more
Sponsor: Berkeley Food Pantry - CA - Berkeley | Location: Berkeley, CA 94702 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Become part of the movement to keep perfectly good food out of the waste stream and feed those in need! We are looking for volunteers to pick up food at Berkeley grocery stores, bring it to the Berkeley Food Pantry, weigh it, and sort it. Last year we rescued over 450,000 pounds of delicious and nutritious food from the waste stream. This meat, produce, dairy, and shelf stable food is highly desired b 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: LITA of Contra Costa (Love is the Answer) | Location: El Sobrante, CA 94803 Featured listings Health Social Volunteer Positions Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Skilled & Unskilled Labor
Since 1980 Love Is The Answer has served dozens of Contra Costa County facilities, including Greenridge Senior Care in El Sobrante Our volunteers bring pets, live music, holiday events and program and gift personal iPods to relieve the loneliness of the often abandoned and rarely visited disabled & seniors in long therm care. Greenridges owner has just improved a wonderful area behind the combined sk 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: 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: 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 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: 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 (Mondays-Thursdays 11:00am-4:00pm). Guest Services at (510) 232-4264 x30 or guestservic more

 

 


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