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Posted on February 13, 2020 at 8:57 AM by Natalie Nebilak
Volunteering is a great way to learn more about, and give back to, your community. Volunteering gives one a sense of pride and accomplishment, and an opportunity to make new friends. There are several organizations in Ventura that are always happy to have volunteers.
The Ventura Land Trust
The Ventura Land Trust is a non-profit organization that protects Ventura’s land, water, wildlife, and scenic views while connecting people to nature and outdoor recreation. Each year the VLT hosts hundreds of local students on free outdoor environmental field trips, presents a series of community Environmental Speaker Series lectures and hosts an array of volunteer and community activities like the following:
To learn more about the Ventura Land Trust, visit: https://www.venturalandtrust.org/
Surfrider Ventura County
The Surfrider foundation is dedicated to protecting our oceans, beaches, and coastal environments and accessible beaches for all to enjoy by finding lasting solutions to the threats our oceans face. The Surfrider Ventura County Chapter holds monthly beach cleanups, work towards ecosystem restoration, and have been working diligently on the Surfer’s Point Managed Shoreline Retreat.
Learn more about the projects that Surfrider is working on, and opportunities to volunteer, by visiting: https://ventura.surfrider.org/
City of Ventura: Environmental Sustainability
Throughout the year, the Environmental Sustainability team holds the Community Cleanup Event, Mulch Madness, and other community services. We are always thankful for our volunteers that help us keep our community operating sustainably. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please reach out to Arriana at email@example.com
The City of Ventura relies on the generosity of its volunteers to support a wide variety of programs and services offered to our community. The City, along with our dedicated community partners, host one-time and recurring volunteer projects that include opportunities at the Leo Robbins Sailing Center, the Friends of the Aquatic Center, the Senior Nutrition Program, and the Rose Garden at the Historic Olivas Adobe.