Opportunity Details

Participants in this program help to care for natural areas across the city, with teams that meet weekly from April to September. Stewardship teams are guided by City staff and experienced volunteer leaders in invasive species management, planting, and ecological monitoring. Orientation sessions, workshops, and on-the-ground training are provided to help participants with various levels of experience learn new skills.

How to Apply

Contact us at greentoronto@toronto.ca for registration forms and program information. Participants must be 14 years of age or older unless accompanied by legal guardian.

What You Will Do

  • Learn about: native trees; shrubs; herbaceous plants; invasive species; plant management; ecological monitoring and more
  • Participate in additional training workshops and learn about: benthic monitoring; pollinator and butterfly identification; conservation and more
  • Learn about sustainable trail design, including slope, drainage and user experience (Crothers Woods only)
  • Meet new people, gain new friendships and network within the community
  • Gain experience, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Acquire documented volunteer hours (if requested)

Stewardship Sites – Starting April 30th