The 2023 season is now full and we are not accepting additional volunteers for this program. Sign up for our mailing list to receive information when registration for the 2024 season begins.

Opportunity Details

Are you passionate about Toronto’s natural environment and want to share that passion with others? Volunteer as a Nature Ambassador! Ambassadors interpret and animate the natural features of the park and its surrounding parkland.

As a volunteer you will:

  • Educate park users on the history and ecology of this unique restoration site
  • Meet new people and improve your communication skills
  • Distribute environmental education materials
  • encourage sustainable use of our sensitive natural areas
  • Attend parks tours to enrich your knowledge
  • Acquire documented volunteer hours (if requested)

Sessions are supervised by City staff. All materials are provided, and no experience is required.

Where and When

  • Don Valley Brick Works Park, which is a showpiece of the City’s efforts in environmental restoration
  • June through September
  • 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • second and fourth Saturdays of the month

How to Apply

Applications are closed for 2023.

You must be 18 years or older to participate.

Cancellation Policy

An event will be cancelled if there is a 70 per cent or greater chance of thunderstorm or if other hazardous weather arises.