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BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association
BurlingtonGreen Eco Hub,1094 Lakeshore Road, Burlington (the historic Pump House at Burlington Beach

If you enjoy speaking with the community, working outdoors, and helping out with a variety of tasks then this may be the perfect volunteer opportunity you’ve been looking for! 

We are looking for a small diverse team to accompany our team members providing information, resources and educational, hands-on activities at our Burlington Beach Eco Hub and other locations, primarily in late Spring, Summer, and early Fall.

This opportunity is suitable for adults of all ages, and for post-secondary and older high school students with communication skills, lots of energy, reliability, passion for the environment, responsibility and a willingness to learn. Formal related experience or education is not required.

If you are selected for this opportunity, we will ask you to commit to a schedule of weekday and/or weekend shifts for a two month period. Training will be provided.

Duties may include:

  • Set up and take down of outreach table/supplies and eco-activity materials

  • Being a friendly and helpful ambassador for BurlingtonGreen, providing awareness and eco-action information to members of the public

  • Leading and/or co-leading eco-actions with diverse community member of all ages

  • Referring questions to staff members or other volunteers as needed

  • Maintain confidentiality as needed

  • Other duties as needed

For more information, please contact Sue at volunteer@burlingtongreen.org. 

Please use our volunteer application form to share your interests, passions and related experience/skills. Information sessions and interviews will be available.

All volunteers must have a completed waiver and release on file with BurlingtonGreen before participating.

All volunteers are required to review our Accessible Customer Service Handbook and complete this form to confirm completion.

BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association
Online and various indoor/outdoor locations in Burlington.

 

By sharing ideas, resources, successes and by working together on school and community eco-projects, we can have a greater impact with a louder voice. After all, it is OUR collective future. 

Join us twice monthly as we learn about eco-issues and campaigns, plan educational / empowering eco-action activities for the community, discuss the latest eco-news, and connect with like-minded people. Everyone within the age range is welcome! 

Every month we have one online and one in-person offering, as well as ongoing opportunities to help create social media content. 

Outdoor events occur on different days of the week and could be anything from hikes, litter clean-ups, plantings, invasive plant removals, event greening, and opportunities to connect and care for nature. Watch our Instagram for updates or contact us to join our Youth Network mailing list.

Drop in online meetings are once a month, usually on a Monday @ 4:30 pm. Message us on Instagram or send an email for the zoom link.  

If you have something you would like to add to the agenda, please let us know when you join the meeting or get the invite.

And our Social Media Subcommittee develops content for our social platforms. Opportunities include online research, graphic design and writing.