Volunteer

We are only as strong as our volunteer base here at PlantAmnesty!

We are a vibrant, diverse and hard working group of individuals who are all passionate about the trees, shrubs and the overall health of our urban environment.

Volunteer opportunities range from office organization to work parties and we can find a place for any skill level. Here are some of our great volunteer opportunities:

  • Outreach And Boothing (aka Educating the public about PlantAmnesty and proper pruning techniques)
    • Northwest Flower and Garden Show
    • Prune-A-Thon
    • Garden Tours, Farmers Markets, etc. throughout the Puget Sound
  • Master Pruner Classes
    • Room set up and take down
    • Welcoming students and providing materials
    • Student sign-in and tracking
    • Sales and information tables sales tracking
    • Instructors
  • Master Pruner Workshops
    • Site set up and clean up
    • Transporting materials
    • Packing lunches for volunteers and instructors
    • Time keeping
    • General merriment
    • Instructors
  • Special Events including Plant Geek Trivia, Tree Hugger Bingo
    • Set up and take down at different event spaces
    • Serving food and beverages
    • Tracking, procuring and picking up donations
  • Yard Makeovers
    • Site set up and clean up
    • Prune, weed, renovate at a professional level
    • Lunch delivery and appreciation for volunteers
  • Cass Turnbull Garden
    • Water the garden during summer months
    • Monthly work parties
    • Weed, mulch, plant, prune
  • Office Support
    • Answer calls and e-mails regarding Referral Services
    • Document organization and clean up
    • Organizing store room and inventory

Yearly, our large crew of PlantAmnesty volunteers typically contribute close to 4,000 hours to the success of our organization. We will continue to grow and stay strong with support from our volunteers.

If you would like to join our fun family of volunteers, please complete the following and e-mail your answers to programs@plantamnesty.org

Name
Address
E-mail Address
Phone Number

1. Why do you want to volunteer with PlantAmnesty?

2. What are you most passionate about?

  • Community Outreach (talking to strangers)
  • Special Events
    • Do you have a bar tending license or a food handlers permit?
  • Work Parties (prune, weed, renovation)
  • Education (workshops, classes)

3. When are you free to volunteer? Weekends, evenings, weekdays?

4. Do you have a truck and would you be willing to help us move things?