Ongoing opportunity – TNM TRAINING WILL BE REQUIRED for team leader positions for scheduled planting events in both Spring and Fall – Approximately 4 plantings per season
Number of Volunteers Needed: 15
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: We are looking for volunteers to help lead planting teams of approximately 6 to 8 volunteers to plant approximately 10 trees per planting event. You will need to learn how to plant trees using our Tree New Mexico best known methods. You must be able to work with and teach volunteers from all walks of life about how to plant trees properly. You will be responsible for quality control of all trees planted by your team. Tools, expert training, materials, and a Tree New Mexico T-shirt provided.
Areas of Interest: Environment and Community Building
Great for: Adults 18 and over
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: Tree New Mexico is a nonprofit tree planting organization that plants trees in urban and rural communities across the state. We are based in Albuquerque. We focus primarily on under-served populations and low tree canopy areas and have observed that coming together to plant trees is a great way to build community. In collaboration with the City of Albuquerque, our ABQ NeighborWoods Program is one of our premier programs.
Is This an Ongoing Opportunity? Yes
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 18
Tree New Mexico Will Provide: Training, tools, educational materials and a Tree New Mexico T-shirt.
Additional Requirements: Please be a “people person”, someone who is positive, patient, energetic, and flexible. We recommend that you be able to lift and carry 25 to 30 lbs., walk up to half a mile without difficulty and be able to organize a small group of volunteers. If you care about trees, enjoy working with people and like volunteering, we would love to hear from you.
Tree Planting Volunteers
Dates Volunteer is Needed: Ongoing opportunity scheduled planting events in both Spring and Fall – Approximately 4 plantings per season
Number of Volunteers Needed: 50
Office – Clerical
Dates Volunteer is Needed: Ongoing opportunity with a flexible schedule
Number of Volunteers Needed: 2+