Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are the driving force behind Ecology Ottawa

Ecology Ottawa is volunteer-driven. That means what we get done gets done mostly by volunteers, and because volunteers have helped decide on Ecology Ottawa’s priorities.

We depend on volunteers to get the word out, organize events, research innovative solutions to urban environmental problems, and help with our database. Together, we can make a big difference – a small contribution of your time can go a long way! 


Pick an opportunity from the list below and e-mail the team lead to begin the onboarding process!

  • Are you a tree hugger (like us!)? We are seeking dedicated volunteers to help coordinate Tree Distribution Events across Ottawa!
    • You get to develop relationships with community organizations;
    • You get to work from the comfort of your home;
    • You get to be a part of Ecology Ottawa's infamous Tree Team!

              Email [email protected]

  • Are you ready to green-up your community? We are searching for volunteers to help us with our upcoming Tree Distribution Events!
    • You get to meet like-minded people;
    • You get to learn how to care for baby trees;
    • You get to have fun while supporting Ottawa's future tree canopy!
  •       Email [email protected] - you will be added to our Tree Event Volunteers list and receive all the updates around trainings and events happening in 2021! 

  • Do you have a keen eye for graphic design? We are looking for volunteers to help us create images to share with our supporters.
    • You get to be creative;
    • You get to help us spread the word about our programs;
    • You get to inspire people with your designs!

      Email [email protected]

  • Do you want to share your love for nature with others? We are looking for volunteers to help us put together our 2021 Passport to Nature.
    • You get to be creative;
    • You get to develop relationships with community partners;
    • You get to encourage others to explore their nearby nature! 

      Email [email protected]

  • Are you passionate about biodiversity? We are looking for volunteers to help us run our online event series that raises awareness about our Biodiversity Campaign.
    • You get to learn about biodiversity and take action;
    • You get to see what goes on behind-the-scenes of our online events;
    • You get to meet like-minded people and become a biodiversity champion!

      Email [email protected]

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