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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are the heart and soul of our efforts to restore and share the wonders of the Laguna. Thank you!

Student Internships

The Laguna Foundation offers a range of internship opportunities. Whether you are interested in working outdoors, the administrative side of environmental non-profits, education or science, our programs offer professional work experience that will help you find a career after graduation. More details here.

Learning Laguna Docents

Trained Docents provide the Learning Laguna program to elementary school students both in the classroom and during field trips to the Laguna. The program serves over 1,400 students each year throughout the watershed. The training consists of ten classes plus outings, and shadowing in the classroom and on field trips. More details.

Laguna Guides

Trained Guides lead walks, activities and tours on Laguna trails and at the Laguna Environmental Center. Guides also host events at the Center, and help manage Great Blue Heron Hall during public education talks, classes and workshops. The training consists of eight classes. More details.

Laguna Greeters

Trained Greeters provide support at Heron Hall events and provide outreach at community events. The training consists of two classes. More details.

Laguna Stewards

Help care for the Laguna and restore critical wildlife habitat. Activities include sowing seeds, planting native plants and trees, weeding and removing old hardware from successful restoration projects. Little or no experience is needed! Laguna Stewardship Days are scheduled once a month on Saturdays from 9am - 12:30 pm. More details.

Native Plant Gardeners

Help maintain and enhance the Laguna Environmental Center’s “outdoor classroom.” Activities include planting, weeding, pruning, and general site cleanup.  Little or no experience is needed! Garden Volunteer Days are on the first Friday of the month from 9am-noon. More details.

Office Management Support

Volunteers are periodically needed to assist in the day-to-day running of the Laguna Foundation office: clerical tasks, data entry, addressing envelopes, organizing mailings, copying and assembling training binders, etc. More details.

Facilities Management Support

Help maintain and improve the infrastructure at the Laguna Environmental Center. Volunteers assist in small to large projects, depending on skill set. Tasks may include carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and general building maintenance. More details.

Group Projects

Work together on a fun service project that makes a difference in your watershed. Our volunteer opportunities are great team-building experiences for corporate groups, community organizations, youth groups, and schools. More details.

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