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UPDATE: BurlingtonGreen is applying a safety first protocol canceling our in person staff and volunteer participation in community programming and events effective immediately. Implications of COVID19 are evolving quickly and it’s important we act proactively to protect the health and well- being of our team members as well as the audiences we serve. Carrying out our critical work to protect nature and to create a cleaner, greener Burlington can't wait. And so, we forge ahead, pivoting our efforts to inform, inspire and empower the community to join us in making a difference in new and rewarding ways. From waste reduction to up-cycling activities and connecting with nature, we are excited to help you take eco-action right now! Please head over to our new COVID-19 response page for more tips and resources to take eco-action during the pandemic.

Thanks to the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and the Burlington Foundation, this year we are responding to COVID-19 by pivoting and expanding on our impactful Grow to Give program as we connect with more gardeners throughout Burlington, ensuring the fresh, healthy produce is safely delivered to local food bank agencies.Click here to learn more.

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BurlingtonGreen offers a wide range of rewarding and fun volunteer opportunities for community members 14 years of age or older*. Whether you have a little or a lot of time to give, we can find a role that meets your interests, skills, and abilities. Together we can create a cleaner, greener, more environmentally responsible Burlington.

Get inspired by checking out our volunteer stories and join us at one of our upcoming events & opportunities to say hello and learn more about how you can get involved;

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"My experience as a BG Youth Network member has been the absolute most motivating, empowering, educational and impactful volunteer opportunity I've ever had to date. This organization has influenced my life in more ways than I ever thought possible. Most importantly it has enabled me to find full potential in my passion for the environment…"

–Zofia Smeja, BG Youth Network alumna  

 

Click the titles below to learn more and scroll further down the page to apply!

More ways to join us to make a difference!

Fill out our short application or contact our Volunteer Coordinator to get involved!


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BurlingtonGreen Environmental Association
1295 North Service Road ( Suite 114)
Burlington, ON, L7P 3A7

Questions? Comments? Contact us here or call 905-975-5563.


Together we make a difference for a healthier, more environmentally responsible Burlington. 

*Please Note: Some Eco-Action opportunities are open to volunteer participation by children ages 12 years of age and older with an accompanying adult (see below). Families with younger children are invited to help the planet locally by participating in our city-wide Community Clean Up event held each year in April.  Registration for this popular opportunity begins in mid-March.

**Please Note: We make every effort to match opportunities to your skills, experience, and interests. Due to this, we cannot guarantee that there will be a volunteer opportunity for you. If we don’t have something for you right now, please check back to this page regularly to see if there is something for you in the future. BurlingtonGreen also reserves the right to not place a volunteer if they are unable to meet the responsibilities of the position, or if they are unsuitable to our organization’s goals and principles.