Volunteer with Green Venture!

Green Venture offers an excellent opportunity for people of any age to get involved.  The benefits of volunteering with our community organization are:

  • Self-fulfillment!
  • Valuable experience to give your next resume or job interview a boost
  • Insight into the exciting and dynamic world of Environmental Education and non-profit organizations
  • Contribution to the community and to sustainable development in the Greater Hamilton Area
  • High School Students can gain your 40 hours of community service towards your Ontario Secondary School Diploma

All of our volunteer work requires some paperwork (volunteer application, job description sign-off, training in Green Venture programs where applicable) and possibly, a police check.

To receive regular updates on Green Venture’s volunteer opportunities, please subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter.

Read more about our upcoming volunteers and if you’re interested, click one to sign-up.

One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

Clothing Swap Volunteer – MARCH 18

When: Mon, March 18, 2024 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

  Are you interested in sustainable fashion, environmental awareness, and community work? Join us on March 18 from 4 – 7pm to help us set-up our Spring Clothing Swap! We are looking for volunteers to help us: – sort and count clothing donations – set up rooms for the swap – & organize clothing displays!…Find Out More

Clothing Swap Volunteer – MARCH 19

When: Tue, March 19, 2024 from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Are you interested in sustainable fashion, environmental awareness, and community work? Join us on March 19 from 3 – 8pm and help us set-up our Spring Clothing Swap! We are looking for volunteers to help us: – keep clothing displays tidy and organized – provide information to guests and create a friendly environment – help…Find Out More

Clothing Swap Kids Station – MARCH 19

When: Tue, March 19, 2024 from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

  Are you interested in working with kids, environmental awareness, and community events? Join us on March 19 from 3 – 7pm to help us run our Spring Clothing Swap! We are looking for volunteers to help us run our kids activity station and engage with children and families in a professional and friendly manner.…Find Out More

Flexible Volunteer Opportunities

Catch Basin Ambassador

When: You pick a date and time to visit a location Where: Around the City, Hamilton, ON Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

  A catch basin is installed for drainage and is part of a city’s stormwater infrastructure. It collects stormwater runoff and is connected to the sewer system in a combined system or specifically to storm sewers that flow directly into the waterway. If there is too much debris or sediment in the sump it may…Find Out More

Stewardship at Green Spaces on Barton St

When: You pick a date and time to visit a location Where: Barton St E, Hamilton, ON Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

You pick your own hours! Green Venture worked with community members across the city to plant gardens and now they need to be maintained. Volunteers are in charge of watering, weeding and maintaining these green spaces. Green Venture will provide supplies and instructions so volunteers know where to go and what to do. Pick location…Find Out More

YouthQuake

When: The second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 4:30 to 6:00PM Where: EcoHouse, 22 Veevers Dr., Hamilton, ON L8K 5P7 Open Volunteer Spots: Unlimited

Join our twice monthly, drop-in, virtual and in person YouthQuake meetings for eco conversations open to all Hamilton youth ages 14-24. Recent topics have included waste, consumerism, fast fashion, food choices, and more. The conversations are youth-led, and guided by Green Venture staff; with the occasional opportunity for guest speakers in the environmental field to share…Find Out More

 

Board Member Opportunities:

Director position

Green Venture’s Board of Directors is currently seeking a new member to help provide strategic and operational direction for the organization. For more information, see the position description on our Team page.