Volunteers are Needed: Ongoing opportunity during both spring and fall planting seasons – Approximately 4 plantings per season
Number of Volunteers Needed:  50

Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: We are looking for volunteers to help us load and unload trees to/from trucks as well as to plant trees! 

Under the supervision of a Tree Planting Team Leader, you will be carefully instructed in the correct procedures for planting a tree. No prior experience is necessary. For those wanting to assist with loading and unloading, the ability to lift 30 lbs. or more is essential.

You must wear closed-toed shoes, and gloves.  Please bring your own water bottle.  Hats and sunscreen are recommended.  Small snacks will be provided.

Areas of Interest: Environment and Community Building

Great for:  Adults, Corporate Groups, Church and Civic Groups

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 is one of our premier programs.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity? Yes

Minimum Age of Volunteers: 1114 may plant with adult supervision  – 15+ may plant without an adult

Tree New Mexico Will Provide: Training, tools, T shirts to the first 40 people while sizes last

Additional Requirements: Please be on time and ready to follow directions. Be someone who is positive, patient, energetic, and flexible. We recommend that you be able to lift, walk, and carry up to 30 lbs. without injury. If you care about trees, enjoy meeting and working with new people, and would like to volunteer, we would love to hear from you.


Tree Planting Team Leaders
Ongoing opportunity – scheduled planting events in both Spring and Fall – Approximately 4 plantings per season
Number of Volunteers Needed:   15

Office – Clerical
Dates Volunteer is Needed: Ongoing opportunity with a flexible schedule
Number of Volunteers Needed:   2+

Canvassing – Help us find Tree Adopters!
Dates Volunteer is Needed: Ongoing opportunity with a flexible schedule
Number of Volunteers Needed:   2+

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