Outdoor Classroom Design Planner


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


639 Nicklaus StPaso Robles, CA 93446

Help us create some beautiful designs for our future gardens!



One Cool Earth and Paso Robles schools are looking for volunteer designers and planners to help us create functional, interactive outdoor classrooms and gardens. There are several schools in the district that lack a garden and need assistance in the planning and design of one. We also have schools in need of remodelling their current garden. Help out your local schools and build up your portfolio by choosing to volunteer today!


  • Public schools in Paso Robles

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with a variety of stakeholders to gather community input and determine garden features based on desired use and aesthetics

  • Use innovative and unique planning to assist in the layout and design of outdoor classrooms in local schools

  • Utilize design skills to tie in new features with current ones in order to promote cohesiveness and effectiveness in outdoor classrooms

Time Requirements/ Frequency:

  • ~5 hours for each planning session

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Background experience in outdoor classroom planning/ maintenance encouraged

  • Students and educators

  • Have extensive knowledge of a variety of plants and outdoor classroom design

  • Must work well with others as volunteer may need to collaborate in order to create productive and efficient outdoor classrooms


  • 1 hour orientation


  • Urban Planning
  • Drawing
  • Woodworking
  • Interior / Exterior Design
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
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