Volunteer Opportunities at Acterra

Our mission is to bring people together to create local solutions to climate change! Through our volunteer opportunities, we hope to bring you closer to our organization and to our collective goal to protect our environment. We have a variety of opportunities, small and large, which we hope will help you feel a level of ownership of our work and give you a chance to learn more and engage with your community.

Do-It-In-A-Day Volunteer Opportunities

Event Volunteers:
Help us with set-up, check-in, and logistics for one or more of our events.

GoEV! Ride and Drive
Our next event is 8 am - 6 pm on Sunday, September 22, 2019 - contact Olga Ladd at olga.ladd@acterra.org for information on available shifts. Course credit may be available!

Climate Resilient Communities Program One-Day Volunteers:
Contact Violet Saena at violet.saena@acterra.org

Canvassers: Come door-to-door with us to help get the word out about our Climate Change Community Team survey! We’ll be canvassing neighborhoods in East Palo Alto.

Stuff an Envelope
Contact Bethany Taylor at bethany.taylor@acterra.org

Our next date is November 6-7, 2019 - help our fundraising team at one of our mailing parties! Bring a friend and enjoy the company while helping the environment.

Become an EV Ambassador, 2-10 hours per month

If you own an electric vehicle and love it, become an EV Ambassador to share your experiences and provide encouragement to prospective owners! Provide consultations to prospective owners and give test drives or rides in your car! Contact Ariane Erickson at arianee@acterra.org.

Long Term Volunteer Opportunities

Contact Juli Calderone at juli.calderone@acterra.org, Office Manager, for more information about available internship opportunities (approximately 10 hours per week commitment). Opportunities in writing, social media, community outreach, tabling, graphic design.

Climate Resilient Communities Program Associate
10 hrs/wk, 3-month commitment

·     Contact homeowners
·     Schedule home visits/house calls
·     Assist with outreach and canvassing (includes phone calls and in person)
·     Assist with trainings and workshops
·     Spanish speaking preferred, but will accept anyone willing to volunteer their time

Contact Violet Saena at violet.saena@acterra.org.