Docent Volunteer Opportunity at the SF Botanical Garden

Like plants? Love people? Become a docent at San Francisco Botanical Garden! Docents delight, inspire and teach visitors by leading tours and interactive, hands-on activities in the Garden. Participate in one of our biannual trainings and explore the wondrous collections of San Francisco Botanical Garden, while gaining skills to share … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunity: Green Team Coordinator

The Green Team is a drop-in gardening group that supports the maintenance of the San Francisco Botanical Garden. Volunteers will work alongside SF Recreation & Parks gardeners, helping to mulch, weed, plant and maintain our rare and unique collections. The Green Team Coordinator will help the gardeners supervise volunteer projects, and assist in maintaining … Continue reading

San Francisco Botanical Garden Internship

Seeking Interns for the SF Botanical Garden The San Francisco Botanical Garden is seeking interns to perform 350 hours of service under the supervision of SFRPD gardeners in a variety of capacities. Intern responsibilities shall include watering, mulching, pruning, weed management, soil replenishment, green waste removal and planting. Interns will attend supplemental … Continue reading

Become a Children’s Walk Guide at the San Francisco Botanical Garden

Each year at San Francisco Botanical Garden, Children’s Walk Guides introduce more than 12,000 (K-5) school children to the wonders of the natural world. As a volunteer guide, you can experience the Garden through a child’s eyes, connecting them with the environment by exploring the plants, animals and insects that … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed at SF Botanical Garden

Become a Children’s Walk Guide at the San Francisco Botanical Garden Every school year, our children’s walk guides introduce young children to the wonders of the natural world, often for the first time. Experience the Botanical Garden through children’s eyes and connect them with the environment through an exploration of … Continue reading

YSP is hiring!

The Youth Stewardship Program is hiring 2014-15 Environmental Education Interns! We are looking for fabulous applicants who are interested in working with youth in San Francisco parks running our free field trip program. Check out the website IdeaList for a detailed description of the opportunity. Interested applicants can email zoe.burton@sfgov.org … Continue reading

Natural Areas Program at Oak Woodlands

A snapshot of the SFRPD Natural Areas Program staff and volunteers taking care of some of the oldest Coastal Live Oak trees in the city of San Francisco at the Oak Woodlands, an extraordinary remnant of native landscape in the northeast corner of Golden Gate Park. Come join the fun … Continue reading

Alemany Farm Community Advisory Committee Application Extended Deadline!

Calling all Alemany Farm CAC members and Interested Stakeholders! Applications for the Seat 1 Vacancy extended deadline to May 19, 2014! The Recreation and Park Department seeks a replacement for the Alemany Farm CAC (Community Advisory Committee)’s Seat 1, Neighborhood Resident.  While not required, preference should be given to San Francisco … Continue reading

SF Botanical Garden Volunteer Opportunities

Green Team Member Duration- Ongoing, varying commitment, starting on January 7, 2014 Time Commitment- Three hours per week commitment either Tuesdays or Thursdays from 10-1. Responsibilities- Green Team members are key volunteers in keeping the Garden beautifully maintained. They work with a coordinator and Rec and Park Gardeners in all … Continue reading

San Francisco State University Freshmen Welcome Days

On Saturday, August 24, SFRPD collaborated with community partners, the SF Parks Alliance and the Dept of Public Works to host a day of volunteer service at Lake Merced and Golden Gate Park for incoming students to San Francisco State University and the University of San Francisco.   Over 120 matriculating freshmen … Continue reading

Hayes Valley Neighbors at Patricia’s Green

SFRPD staff gardeners, Robert McNeill and Todd Sucy, led a volunteer work party with the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association at the beautiful Patricia’s Green on Saturday, July 27. Additional volunteers from the Walden House graciously collaborated in this effort.  The group made preparations for the upcoming Autumn planting season by … Continue reading

The Smurfs Celebrate “America the Bluetiful”

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department Invites you to volunteer to help Bluetify Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park!  Bluetify Stow Lake Wednesday July 10 from 10am-12noon Family Friendly Volunteer Event, please RSVP to recparkvounteer@sfgov.org for more details.  Smurf characters will be onsite to help bluetify as well as volunteer … Continue reading

Juri Commoners

Neighbors convened on June 29 for their monthly Saturday workday.  The Juri Commoners are volunteers who care for Juri Commons, a park in the southwestern corner of San Francisco’s Mission District, built on the old railroad right-of-way between Guerrero Street, San Jose Avenue and 25th and 26th Streets. They work … Continue reading