Volunteer

Make a difference today!

Photo credit: Silke Gathmann

Volunteering is more than just lending a hand; it’s about leveraging your unique skills to make a difference, whether you thrive in a team setting or prefer working independently. We warmly invite you and your family to join us in our mission to save and protect our local native plants and habitats. You choose how much time to invest, from a few hours now and then to participating in a full project or helping to lead a whole committee.

Unsure where to begin? Don’t worry! We’ve curated a list of options for you to explore:

Reach out to various communities and orgs to promote CNPS?
publicoutreach@cnpssd.org
Help run a smooth and rewarding Native Plant Sale?
plantsalevolunteers@cnpssd.org
Assist a Native Plant and Pollinator Garden near you?
nativegardening@cnpssd.org
Tear out invasive plants and garbage to let nature thrive?
restoration@cnpssd.org
Contribute and share knowledge about ecology online?
newsletter@cnpssd.org
Create educational materials and work with kids & teachers?
education@cnpssd.org
Influence development policy and plans?
conservation@cnpssd.org
Find and document some the rarest treasures of the wild?
raresurvey@cnpssd.org
Archive photos, take notes, or do the books?
librarian@cnpssd.org
Lead hikes with intrepid explorers to places seldom seen?
fieldtrips@cnpssd.org
Ensure our meetings are wonderful, restful, and kind?
hospitality@cnpssd.org
Find fascinating presenters and share their knowledge?
programs@cnpssd.org

 

Still not sure were to start? Looking for specific information? Reach out to:
volunteer@cnpssd.org

Volunteer Resources

Explore the essential aspects of volunteerism, including your rights, responsibilities, and committee goals. Delve into this excerpt from the 2023 Board Handbook to understand what it takes to be a valued volunteer.