Volunteer

We will reach our 5 million tree goal with your help. Volunteer with us to plant more trees where you live, work, and play.

Outreach Volunteer


Position Description

The Outreach Volunteer will be responsible for promoting the mission and the activities of the organization to a wide internal and external audience. Specific tasks will be to work with staff to organize outreach materials, transport and set up/take down materials for outreach events, represent the Tree Foundation in a warm, friendly and professional manner.

The goal of the volunteer's work will be to raise awareness of the Tree Foundation within the community, in order to increase the client, volunteer and membership base of the organization. The volunteer may be asked to interface with local and regional media to increase coverage of Tree Foundation events and activities.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Create program displays for the Tree Foundation booths
  • Organize existing outreach materials
  • Develop new outreach engagement pieces
  • Attend outreach events as available
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Aptitudes Required

  • Organized and enthusiastic about working with others
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable suggesting and implementing new strategies in addition to those assigned
  • Communicate successes and challenges with manager
  • Demonstrate professionalism and a high standard of work ethic
  • Maintain compliance with all safety guidelines and procedures
  • Present self, position and the Sacramento Tree Foundation positively in all activities and settings

Attitude, Abilities and Skills

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of nonprofit, mission based organizations
  • Interest in building a better community
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Willingness to honor all policies and procedures
  • Sound reasoning and decision making skills
  • Attention to safety and proper equipment use
  • Ability to lift at least 30 lbs

Benefits of the Outreach Volunteer position

  • Letter of recommendation if needed
  • Develop skills in organization, community engagement, public speaking
  • Increased knowledge of urban forestry

 

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator for additional information or questions: volunteer@sactree.com or 916-974-4322.

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