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Volunteer


A little dirt never hurt.

Transform your community & yourself. Join us
in our mission to cultivate our urban forest in Silicon Valley.

There are many ways to help. Check out our calendar
for upcoming opportunities. 

The Tree Care team is looking for summer interns. Interested? Click below to learn more.

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Volunteer


A little dirt never hurt.

Transform your community & yourself. Join us
in our mission to cultivate our urban forest in Silicon Valley.

There are many ways to help. Check out our calendar
for upcoming opportunities. 

The Tree Care team is looking for summer interns. Interested? Click below to learn more.

calendar  Tree Care Internship

We need your help!

This is a perfect opportunity for groups (dates can be flexible for groups of 10 or more). Please sign up by emailing plantingvolunteers@ourcityforest.org.

 

We have VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES available for every individual wanting to help. Check OUR CALENDAR for upcoming volunteer events.

 

Join our planting team for tree PLANTINGS in local PARKS, SCHOOLS and NEIGHBORHOODS.

Help out at the Community  Nursery during open hours. Assist with TRANSPLANTING, PROPAGATION and other various nursery tasks.

Ride along with our tree care team as they WATER, PRUNE, STAKE and check-up on hundreds of trees around the San Jose area.

Help FIGHT THE DROUGHT with our Lawn Busters team. They work hard to CONVERT LAWNS into drought-tolerant dreamscapes every week.

SPREAD THE WORD about trees and the environment at our local schools, fairs and community events.

Other VOLUNTEER opportunities:

  • Office work - filing and other miscellaneous duties
  • Drive our tree mobile bus
  • Be our mascot Treena the Tree or O2
  • Translate our literature to a different language
  • Help beautify our office
 
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Workplace GIVING


We put the "Tree" in Team.

Our City Forest offers Team-Building Workdays at our
Community Nursery and Planting sites around Silicon Valley.
Companies participate in meaningful greening projects and
feel good about giving back. Contact our Head Volunteer
Coordinator for future dates.

Register Your Group

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Workplace GIVING


We put the "Tree" in Team.

Our City Forest offers Team-Building Workdays at our
Community Nursery and Planting sites around Silicon Valley.
Companies participate in meaningful greening projects and
feel good about giving back. Contact our Head Volunteer
Coordinator for future dates.

Register Your Group


AmeriCorps

It's a dirty job, but these guys love to do it.

Our City Forest is proud to partner with the AmeriCorps Service Jobs Program. Each year, our organization provides members from across the nation a year-long service opportunity helping our mission of urban forestry and environmental education, while learning valuable work skills and earning money towards their education. 

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Internships


Help out our staff and AmeriCorps teams while learning about urban forestry and non-profits.

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Internships


Help out our staff and AmeriCorps teams while learning about urban forestry and non-profits.

Our City Forest is offering seasonal internships!


Job Title: Tree Care Watering Interns (3)
Description: The Tree Care Watering Intern will assist in the implementation of several watering projects in the Greater San Jose area. The Intern will correspond with Tree care staff and the public on a regular basis. Intern will receive training on how to use recycled water, general tree biology, and other tree care methods such as pruning, mulching and disease/pest management. The length of internship can vary depending on your availability, however we prefer at least a 2-3 month commitment.


Start Date: As early as June 7th; applications taken until positions are filled. 

To Apply: Please send your resume and a brief cover letter letting us know why you're interested in this position and what you're availability is this summer. Send to treecarevolunteers@ourcityforest.org