CLIMATE ACTION: Community Tree Planting with Our City Forest

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ORGANIZATION: HandsOn Bay Area

Project Overview

Help plant trees at Rusty Arejas Community Garden inside Martial Cottle Park and learn how to properly plant a tree to ensure the best chance for a healthy life!

This year, HandsOn Bay Area is partnering with California Climate Action Corps, a program of California Volunteers, Office of the Governor to expand our climate action and environmental volunteer project offerings! This partnership helps support events like this project. Learn more about their great work here!

About Our City Forest

Planting it forward. Our mission is to cultivate a green and healthy Silicon Valley by engaging community members in the appreciation, protection, growth and maintenance of our urban ecosystem, especially our urban forest.

Project Requirements & Important Notes

  • Please show up on time for our tree planting demonstration at the beginning of the event to learn how to plant a tree properly. Free street parking is available along Chynoweth Ave outside of Martial Cottle.

  • COVID- 19 Protocols: You should not report to your volunteer shift if you are feeling ill or are showing any symptoms of COVID-19. Disclaimer: At this volunteer event, you may be working with individuals who may be unvaccinated. Please use your discretion in taking the proper precautions.

  • All volunteers 18 years old and older must submit a Volunteer Waiver and Release Form. Volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian complete the Volunteer Waiver and Release Form. Volunteers under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to volunteer. Forms can be submitted electronically to volunteer@ourcityforest.org, or brought with you to your volunteer shift. Printed copies will also be available at the event, if needed.

  • Closed-toed shoes (No crocs, sandals, flats, etc. White shoes NOT recommended)

  • Proper work clothing that can get dirty (long pants are recommended, but make sure your attire is weather appropriate)

  • Appropriate sun or rain protection (Sunscreen, Hat, Rain jacket, etc.)

  • Water! Please bring plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated throughout your volunteer shift)

  • Recommended: Gardening-type gloves

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About HandsOn Bay Area

Location:

1504 Bryant Street #100, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103, US

Mission Statement

HandsOn Bay Area (www.handsonbayarea.org) creates social change by mobilizing our communities. HandsOn is an expert in volunteerism, providing volunteer management, leadership development and issues education. HandsOn creates, manages and leads volunteer projects for individuals and corporations that benefit more than 300 nonprofit agencies. Each month, HandsOn coordinates and manages more than 100 community service projects that inspire 10,000 volunteers each year.

Description

HandsOn Bay Area (www.handsonbayarea.org) creates social change by mobilizing our communities. HandsOn is an expert in volunteerism, providing volunteer management, leadership development and issues education. HandsOn creates, manages and leads volunteer projects for individuals and corporations that benefit more than 300 nonprofit agencies. Each month, HandsOn coordinates and manages more than 100 community service projects that inspire 10,000 volunteers each year.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

Sat May 25, 2024
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

343 Chynoweth AvenueSan Jose, CA 95136

(37.26016,-121.83651)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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