Weekly Volunteer Opportunities

Thursdays at the Galiano Community Food Forest and Nursery

Every Thursday, volunteers meet at the Conservancy’s Food Forest between 10am and 2pm to harvest edibles for local restaurants and markets, care for plants, propagate species for our native plant nursery, and chat over herbal tea.  A Master Composter is sometimes also available on site to discuss composting options and techniques.

Thursdays Contact:  Cedana Bourne, GCA Agriculture Coordinator

Weekly Volunteer Opportunities

Restoration Fridays at the Millard Learning Centre

Every Friday, volunteers meet at the Conservancy’s office at 10am, then set off to help restore ecosystems at the Millard Learning Centre or within the Mid-Island Protected Areas Network between 10am and 2pm.

Fridays Contact:  Adam Huggins, GCA Restoration Coordinator

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Volunteer Internships

The Galiano Conservancy Association is a diverse organization offering learning opportunities for students of many disciplines. Interns have the opportunity to work with all facets of the organization or focus on a specific area of interest.

Unique Volunteer Roles

Other Opportunities

Not available Thursdays / Fridays? Or just looking for something different? There are many more ways to volunteer. Here are just a few examples of other ways you can help:

  • Support our learning programs as an assistant educator and learn how to show children the delights of our natural world
  • Join a restoration project for an afternoon to remove other invasive species or help propagate plants in our native plant nursery
  • Work in teams of two to map bull kelp by kayak (each August)
  • Support the Sentinels of Change project by monitoring a light trap for a week (April – Sept.)
  • Learn new skills while maintaining and expanding our network of trails
  • Bring a group of friends or colleagues for a team-building volunteer event — camping accommodation available

Let us know your interests and we will connect you with a project that you will enjoy. Contact us using the form below to learn more about how you can get involved.

Greywater from a washing machine and shower irrigate this fig tree at the GCA's Millard Learning Centre
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