Help enhance environmental awareness in your local community. Join a volunteer program and help spread the word about waste reduction, energy efficiency, wise water use, air quality and other environmental issues to residents across Toronto.
Live Green Toronto Volunteers
The Live Green Toronto Volunteers are dedicated individuals who bring Live Green Toronto programs and services to the public through education and outreach. They engaged thousands of people each year, at over 175 events, all across Toronto, helping residents green their lives. Volunteers gain a broad understanding of various environmental topics that affect the City of Toronto including climate change, solid waste management, water efficiency, energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, pesticide reduction, organic lawn and garden care, urban forestry and local food issues.
More information is available by visiting the Live Green Toronto Volunteers.
3Rs Ambassador Volunteer Program
The 3Rs Ambassador Volunteer Program aims to help residents living in apartment buildings and condominiums to divert more of their waste from landfill. Volunteer in your own building and work with City of Toronto staff to design a custom waste diversion education and outreach program to teach your neighbours about the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle).
For more information, visit 3Rs Ambassador Volunteer Program
or contact the program coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Environmental Volunteers Network
The Environmental Volunteers Network, a partnership project educates diverse volunteers and gives them hands-on work experience in the field of conservation. It also provides non-profit environmental and municipal agencies with ready, willing and able volunteers.
Information is also available from Toronto and Region Conservation.
Parkland Naturalization Program
The City's Parkland Naturalization Program involves the implementation of projects that restore, protect and enhance the natural environment in City of Toronto parks.
Types of projects include meadow enhancements, wetland creation, reforestation and river/stream improvements. There are several naturalization projects across the city. Many of them involve thousands of volunteers helping with annual planting and stewardship activities.
For more information, call the Natural Environment e-mail email@example.com or visit Green Toronto.
Community Stewardship Program
If you are interested in volunteering for the stewardship program, please visit Green Toronto. You may also contact the Stewardship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children's Garden and Exploring Toronto Programs
Volunteers have contributed hundreds of hours to the Children's Garden and Exploring Toronto Program and helped make the program what it is today. Volunteers can assist with regular programming, drop-in programs, community events or special projects.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the Children's Garden and Exploring Toronto Program at email@example.com or 416-392-1329.