Become a Neighborhood Trees Crew Leader with Friends of Trees!


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Nov 04, 2017, 08:45 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

8815 NE Glisan StPortland, OR 97220


About

If working with trees and connecting communities are two things that excite you, the Crew Leader volunteer role could be a great fit for you!

The Friends of Trees Neighborhood Trees Program is a program that plants 8'-12' tall street and yard trees in residential neighborhoods across Portland, Vancouver, WA, Oregon City, and Gresham. We pride ourselves on our amazing volunteers who plant these trees, the communities that come together for our Saturday planting events, and the care and investment each resident puts in to care for our city's urban canopy.

Crew Leaders are trained volunteers who are crucial to planting trees properly and leading groups of volunteers during the planting season. Friends of Trees will provide you with a comprehensive training and all we ask is that Crew Leaders commit to support us at at least 4 Saturday plantings during the planting season.

The November 4th training is taking place in NE Portland. We have another Crew Leader training in Vancouver, WA on November 11th, if that works better for your schedule. Curriculum for each training is the same and once completed, you will be able to volunteer at Neighborhood Trees events throughout Portland, Vancouver, Gresham, and Oregon City!

Training is FREE but registration is required. To join the Crew Leader team at Friends of Trees, learn more about the role and register here: http://www.friendsoftrees.org/volunteering/2012-08-29-17-44-58/portland-vancouver-cl-training

Please contact Jenny or Pablo at (503) 595-0213 if you need more information. We look forward to answering any questions you may have!

Skills

  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Training(7hrs) + 3-4 events Nov-April (4hr/event)

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