Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Volunteer Positions:

  • 9/16 Telluride – Valley Floor CleanSUP. Come join Sheep Mountain Alliance and Birds of Play on Monday September 16th! We will continue the tradition of floating down the Valley Floor on SUPs and picking trash from the river. Sheep Mountain Alliance
  • 9/16-20 Denver – Cottonwood Institute is on a mission to help Denver Startup Week reduce its environmental footprint. They need volunteers who can sign up for 2 hour shifts to be Zero Waste goalies to help ensure DSW participants put their waste in the right place. Cottonwood Institute
  • 9/21 Colorado Springs – Habitat Hero Planting at Kowa Creek Ranch. Help us plant a Habitat Hero demonstration garden at Audubon’s beautiful Kiowa Creek Ranch, managed by Corner Post Meats, certified by Audubon’s Conservation Ranching Initiative. You and the whole family are invited to get your hands dirty planting native plants, constructing a birdhouse, and touring the beautiful grasslands and ponderosa forest of Kiowa Creek Ranch. Audubon
  • Through 10/10 – Center for Biological Diversity is seeking volunteers to collect hand-signed petition signatures to save the Endangered Species Act to be delivered to Congress on October 10. CBD
  • 10/17 Denver – Rocky Mountain Wild is seeking volunteers for their annual “UnGala” celebration, Bites & Brews for Biodiversity! Help is needed for set up, for some of the stations, and take down. Contact chris@rockymountainwild.org if you’re interested. Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with the Institute for Environmental Solutions as an Environmental Nonprofit Graduate Volunteer. The Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) is an independent non-profit organization that engages stakeholders to deliver technically sound solutions to complex environmental and health problems. IES is seeking motivated students and intern volunteers who are passionate about protecting the environment! We are working on exciting projects to reduce air and water pollution, improve human health, teach children to become environmental stewards, and restore trails and open space. Institute for Environmental Solutions
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Rocky Mountain Wild. Whether your experience is in marketing, graphic design, writing, research, fundraising, data entry, biology/ecology, law/case help, special events, or something else, we could use your help! Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with The Humane Society of the United States Animal Rescue Team. Animal rescue volunteers work with the Animal Rescue Team to help save animals who are the victims of illegal animal cruelty and natural disasters. Whether an out of control hoarder or dogfighting operation, or hurricane or puppy mill, animal rescue volunteers travel from all corners of the country to assist in the on-going care of dogs, cats and other animals who have been rescued from harm. The Humane Society
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Sierra Club’s Green New Deal Volunteer Corps. Together, we can transform our economy and respond to the climate crisis with the scale and urgency that the science demands. Once you sign up, we’ll keep you informed about the latest efforts to secure a Green New Deal and the many opportunities for you to make a difference in your community. Sierra Club
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Boulder County Parks and Open Space as a Seamstress or Tailor. Boulder County Parks and Open Space is looking for experienced seamstresses and tailors to help create period clothing for our cultural history programs. Volunteer demonstrators wear these period-appropriate clothes during events at Walker Ranch Homestead where they demonstrate the chores and activities of a working ranch in the late 1800s. Boulder County Parks and Open Space
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Jefferson County and become a Certified Native Plant Master Volunteer! Take your knowledge to the next level and become a certified Native Plant Master volunteer. As a NPM volunteer, your role is to educate others at your current job or volunteer position. Jefferson County
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Colorado Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign – an initiative calling on mayors, regardless of political parties, from big cities and small towns to support a vision of 100% clean and renewable energy in their cities, towns, and communities, and across the country. Colorado Sierra Club
  • Ongoing – Join The Wilderness Society’s Stop Wilderness Attacks By Trump (S.W.A.T) Team to get the weekly newsletter, the S.W.A.T. list, get the facts, take action, and spread the word. The Wilderness Society

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