discover current VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES!
Join us in making a difference to protect local nature and to create a cleaner, greener more environmentally responsible Burlington.
Our rewarding volunteer offerings include serving as outreach and waste ambassadors at local events and festivals, assistance with habitat stewardship projects, and other impactful activities to support the community and help the planet locally.
Please join our volunteer mailing list by completing our handy sign up form.
And if you’re 14-24 years of age, be sure to get involved with our popular BGYN (BurlingtonGreen Youth Network).
We can’t wait to see you!
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Questions? Please reach out to us.
CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
Please note that BurlingtonGreen volunteer opportunities are available to those 14+ years of age. A completed, signed and returned BurlingtonGreen waiver is required before volunteering with us.
calling all creatives!
We invite community members, groups, and families to create nature-inspired messages and artworks to be shared with local vulnerable older adults! Learn more about this at-home volunteer opportunity for all ages to show our care for older adults facing loss of social connections due to Covid.
Please note that the community’s health and safety is of utmost importance to us, please follow Halton COVID-19 safety guidelines to ensure your personal safety and those around you prior to joining us for volunteer activities.
BurlingtonGreen is a mask-friendly space and encourages masks at our activities.
More opportunites to get involved:
- Get involved with our popular Youth Eco-Network
- Ask us about rewarding stewardship activities available for your business or group employees
- Discover the Burlington Community Climate Action Hub
and participate in our flagship dual-component Clean Up Green Up , every year from April through to October!
There are many ways individuals, groups and businesses are making a positive difference right here in Burlington. Get inspired by checking out out our community spotlights.
And BurlingtonGreen is thrilled to recognize our amazing volunteers for very special awards.
Their dedication and passion caring for the environment and well-being of the community shone through, even during the challenging year due to the pandemic. We are tremendously fortunate and grateful for their many valued contributions as we work together to protect nature, mitigate climate change, and to create a healthier, more environmentally responsible Burlington.
Congratulations to the following 2022 nominees and recipients:
Tess Christie – BurlingtonGreen Board Member, recipient of Minister Gould’s Volunteer Appreciation
Brian Ellis – BurlingtonGreen Board Member and Corporate Secretary, nominated for Volunteer Halton’s Cheers to Volunteers Awards 2022
Victoria De Iuliis – BurlingtonGreen Youth Network volunteer, recipient of Minister Gould’s Volunteer
Scott Kirby – BurlingtonGreen Advocacy Team volunteer and Burlington Community Climate Action Hub Founding member, nominated for Volunteer Halton’s Cheers to Volunteers Awards 2022
Ken Lowe – BurlingtonGreen Board Member, nominated for Volunteer Halton’s Cheers to Volunteers Awards 2022
Saihaj Shoker – BurlingtonGreen Youth Network volunteer, nominated for Volunteer Halton’s Cheers to Volunteers Awards 2022
Dave Tourchin – BurlingtonGreen Nature-Friendly Burlington volunteer providing “Dave’s Feathered Friends”, nominated for Volunteer Halton’s Cheers to Volunteers Awards 2022
And congratulations to the following 2021 nominees and recipients:
Jacklyn Cunningham – BurlingtonGreen Youth Network volunteer, nominated for an Ontario Volunteer Service Award
Jane Jenner – BurlingtonGreen Advocacy Team volunteer, nominated for an Ontario Volunteer Service Award
Nicole Mark – BurlingtonGreen President of the Board, recipient of Minister Gould’s Volunteer Appreciation Award
Anna Pautler – BurlingtonGreen Advocacy Team volunteer, nominated for the Halton Volunteer Impact Award
Lisbeth Spahn – BurlingtonGreen Youth Network member, recipient of Minister Gould’s Volunteer Appreciation Award
Haidi Wu – BurlingtonGreen Youth Network volunteer, nominated for an Ontario Volunteer Service Award
We are tremendously grateful to all of our wonderful volunteers. Together we truly do make a difference!
BurlingtonGreen’s work with volunteers and the community is possible with financial support from the community. Thank you to everyone who has donated to protect local nature, amplify local voices and empower local youth – for a cleaner, greener and more sustainable future together!