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2560 Embarcadero RoadPalo Alto, CA 94303


Are you interested in nature and art? The Environmental Volunteers is looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to assist with art exhibitions. The EcoCenter is a community resource for environmental education, and we showcase the work of local nature artists on our gallery walls.

This role will involve assisting the Education Programs Manager in:

  1. Assisting with installation of new shows.

  2. Planning and organizing exhibition launches, including but not limited to assisting with production and distribution of marketing materials, set up and take down of opening events, and day-of event logistics.

  3. Acting as an ambassador of the EcoCenter art gallery.

  4. Attending all art reception openings (every 2-3 months)

Skills needed:

  • Reliable

  • Friendly disposition

  • Ability to work with a wide range of people

  • Passion for art, nature, and environmental stewardship

  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and stand for extended amounts of time

Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older

What benefits would I get from volunteering? Not only will you gain new skills, learn about local artists and environments, and experience the satisfaction of doing something that makes a difference, we also offer a few perks along the way! From picnics to potlucks, we hold several social events throughout the year. Our weekly digest and monthly newsletters keep you up to date with everything happening at the EV, and during the summer we have Summer Camp for Docents, a series of events and day trips arranged exclusively for EV volunteers, and we have Yahoo group where our EV community shares interesting stories, upcoming events, and relevant information.

Volunteer commitment: 8 hours per month for a minimum of 1 year


Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours per month for a minimum of 1 year
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and stand for extended amounts of time
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