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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: 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: Town of Danville | Location: Danville, CA 94526 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Social Volunteer Positions
The Town of Danville's Earth Day celebration needs volunteers,16 years and up on April 19th.This event will be held on the Town Green and in the library. Volunteer shifts are available from 10:00-11:30 am and from 3:00-4:30 pm. more
Sponsor: Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Social Volunteer Positions
Come help plant native grasses and wildflowers along 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. The planting days also provide a chance to see what work has been completed around the pond and what future plans will bring. more
Sponsor: Know How Network | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Know How Network Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Administrative/Office Volunteer Opportunities
Local instructional garden is looking for volunteer(s) to assist in creation of plant database to serve for plant identification and website resource. Plants in database would also coordinate with take home brochure for garden visitors, be used in classes and workshops, and demonstrate which types of plants attract pollinators to gardens. Volunteer would be working from an existing list of plants in t more
Sponsor: Know How Network | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Know How Network Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Can you use your knowledge of plants and graphics to help design new signage for local nonprofit instructional garden? Plant signs in the garden have been damaged need to be cleaned up and fixed if possible. New plant signs will need to be ordered for missing signs or new plants. Volunteer will assist with research of best materials, some vendor cost comparisons,and some design aspects. Some durable bu more
Sponsor: Know How Network | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Know How Network Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
A local nonprofit wildlife habitat and water conservation demonstration garden in Pleasant Hill educates visitors on plants in the garden, and plants that attract pollinators and would be suitable for their own gardens. We would like to create an instructional brochure for visitors to take home, and a list to add to our website. Plants may be identified by plant community in the garden and will be coor 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 help 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 more
Sponsor: Playland-Not-at-the-Beach | Location: El Cerrito, CA 94530 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Playland-Not-at-the-Beach is a nonprofit Museum of Fun chock-ful of amazing things to see and do. We need a person who can stop by a couple times a month to check the plants outside the building (there is a drip irrigation system for most of the planters) as well as do a little trimming of bushes, weeding and clean up. We have a brand new 7000 square foot parking lot fully landscaped and need someone more
Sponsor: Friends Of The Gardens At Lake Merritt | Location: Oakland, CA 94610 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Our garden of the senses needs you to make it beautiful for others. Come prune, weed, rake, plant, etc. with others who love gardens. Apartment and condo dwellers who live around Lake Merritt who have no home gardens are especially welcome. more
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Berkeley, CA 94702 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Public Relations Animal Related Opportunities
Title: Tabling 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 discussion of Gold more
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Oakland, CA 94621 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Golden Gate Audubon is working to restore this local wetland. We plant and tend native plants, as well as remove trash and weed at our site adjacent to Arrowhead Marsh in East Oakland. Arrowhead Marsh is a one-of-a-kind area to work. Shorebirds feed and Brown Pelicans fly and dive around us while Clapper Rails call in the marsh. Next workdays: Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 9:30am-12:30pm * Celebrate more
Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society | Location: Berkeley, CA 94702 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Education Volunteer Positions
Need instructors for adult education classes in the East Bay and San Francisco and experienced birders to lead field trips around the Bay Area, across the state, and possibly internationally. 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: Sustainable Contra Costa | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Sustainable Contra Costa is looking for interested individuals to be trained on basic fundamentals of five key issues: energy, water, transportation, health, and gardening. They will work in collaboration with local experts to maximize utilization of existing services and resources. This position will create projects that involve other volunteers and/or members of the community. Embracing "community more
Sponsor: Friends of the Creeks | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Every spring we remove trash from the creeks downtown and do habitat restoration -- butterfly habitat maintenance and arundo removal. If you care about the environment and the creatures who live in it, this is a chance to do something to help them. It's also a chance to beautify the downtown area -- nobody likes to look at trash. Trash we have picked out of the creek in past years includes everything f more
Sponsor: Friends Of The Gardens At Lake Merritt | Location: Oakland, CA 94610 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Teen Volunteer Opportunities
The Mediterranean Garden at the Gardens at Lake Merritt needs your help--pruning, weeding, planting, raking of paths, etc. with others who enjoy keeping this demonstration garden beautiful for the public's enjoyment. Come meet and work with like-minded garden and nature lovers! We especially encourage apartment and condo dwellers who have no gardens at home! more
Sponsor: Sustainable Contra Costa | Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Public Relations
About IMMEDIATE OPENING: Volunteers needed for annual awards program and gala planning. Gala is scheduled for October 30th at the Concord Hilton. Would you like to be a part of the 2013 Sustainable Contra Costa Awards Gala & Events Committee? The Events Committee is a committed group of volunteers responsible for planning and executing Sustainable Contra Costa's annual events including the prestigious more
Sponsor: The Urban Farmers | Location: Lafayette, CA 94549 Environmental Volunteer Opportunities
Some of the best tasting, healthy and nutritious food is grown in backyards. But, how does a compassionate homeowner gets the extra fruits and vegetables from the backyard into the hands of people who really need the food? That’s where you come in. The Urban Farmers is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)3 organization. We organize weekly harvests in East Bay of San Francisco area where community volun 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: Oakland Landscape Committee | Location: Oakland, CA 94618 Featured listings Environmental Volunteer Opportunities Fundraising Volunteer Positions
Seeking grant writing volunteer to help our non profit in doing research on grant possibilities and drafting and submitting grant proposals. We work on school and public gardens, tree planting, creek restoration, vegetation management, and will be helping at several local schools with seeking grant funding for garden, sports/recreation, arts, music, and health/nutrition-related programs serving nearly more

 

 


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