ECO: Build and Beautify

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ORGANIZATION: Solana Center for Environmental Innovation

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Build and Beautify is a day for volunteers to get involved with the development of Solana Center's home base, and support their programs from the ground up!

In joining us for this activity, you will help beautify our grounds, creating a space for engaging our community in our sustainable offerings. Activities vary each month and may include some of the following:

  • Gardening and pruning
  • Staging rain barrels
  • Maintaining and building demonstration sites that help teach topics in sustainability
  • Chipping and moving mulch
  • Beautifying our grounds
  • Preparing and implementing site improvements and new programs
Keeping the Solana Center's grounds functioning and looking good helps them engage their visitors with sustainability education and is vital to their ability to impact the community.

Opportunity Requirements & Important Notes

Attire: Wear clothes to get dirty in! Gloves will be provides but feel free to bring your own.

Bring: Reusable water bottle, sun protection. Mask for when working in close proximity.

Physical Requirements: Must be willing to do hands-on work and able to lift up to 20 pounds.

Note: Please be on the lookout for an information email 1-4 days before the event with any additional details. If you can no longer make the event and need to cancel, please let the volunteer coordinator know as soon as possible so they can give your spot to another volunteer. All volunteers under the age of 18 will need a parent or guardian to fill out the Solana Center's registration form on their behalf.

About the Solana Center for Environmental Innovation

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation is a San Diego-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that focuses on Zero Waste, composting, and water conservation. They mobilize the local community through innovative outreach and provide consulting services to businesses and jurisdictions in order to address the region's most pressing environmental issues and enact impactful change.

This volunteer opportunity is hosted in partnership with California Climate Action Corps, a program of California Volunteers, Office of the Governor.

By registering for this opportunity, you are agreeing to stay connected with future Climate Action events through California Volunteers and the Climate Action Corps. If you do not consent, please email info@handsonsandiego.org to opt-out.

1 Shift

  • Sat Jun 22, 2024 - 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Encinitas CA 92024 US
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Solana Center for Environmental Innovation

Location:

137 N. El Camino Real, ENCINITAS, CA 92024, US

Mission Statement

At Solana Center, our mission is to mobilize the local community to address our region’s most pressing environmental issues.

Description

We have volunteers accompany us to all of our educational programming and assist us with the support of our programs from our home base. They help us engage with the community about important environmental topics in schools, workshops, and public events. We have programs running all the time all over the County any day of the week and all of them are beginner friendly. All you need is a passion for sustainability!

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Community, Environment

WHEN

Sat Jun 22, 2024
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

137 North El Camino RealencinitasEncinitas, CA 92024

(33.04873,-117.25568)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14

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