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Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy


Quick Overview: Ignite your passion for engaging volunteers in a meaningful mission to help the environment and community at large.

Mission: The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." To learn more, visit

Impact: This work directly impacts our ability to reach our community and therefore care for our local environment.

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Interns will focus on posting volunteer ads, help with our social media recruitment, logging volunteer hours, and prepare for various events.

Requirements: Must be 18 years or older and a good communicator. Basic Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills as well as social media skills

Accessibility: This work is open to anyone and much of it can be completed remotely.

Interested? Click Express Interest below and you will receive additional instructions on how to complete your application. Please have a cover letter and resume ready to submit to Brittany Goldsmith at

Questions? Contact Brittany Goldsmith at

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About Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy


916 Silver Spur Rd, #207, RLLNG HLS EST, CA 90274, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all."


The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) manages over 1600 acres of open space on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and two nature centers with native plant demonstration gardens. The PVPLC engages volunteers in the development and

maintenance of native plant gardens in order to demonstrate how gardening with native plants is beneficial for the environment. The Native Plant Garden Intern will work under the direction of the Garden Manager and Stewardship Associate to learn about native plant gardening practices to enhance the visual aesthetic of the White Point Native Plant Garden in San Pedro. Tasks will include pruning, mulching, trail repairs, and planting shrubs. All skills will be taught by Garden Manager and tools will be provided.


Currently enrolled in a college or university as a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student

Experience with horticulture, gardening, or native plants is a plus

Ability to work outdoors all day, lift 40 pounds, and work in a team band individually

This is a paid internship requiring a minimum of 6 hours per week in the garden for 3-month intervals (13 weeks total).

Summer session: June-August

(application due May 15)

Fall session: September-November

(application due August 15)



Fri Nov 19, 2021 - Sat Jan 15, 2022
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM


916 Silver Spur Rd. #207Rolling Hills EstatesRolling Hills Estates, CA 90274



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Outdoor Recreation




  • Must be at least 18
  • Visit the office once a week for 2-4 hours
  • 18 and older please

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