Do Good, Feel Good.

Make your free time be more than me-time. 

Nothing is more selfless than donating your time and energy to projects that make your community – and the planet – a better place. But it’s not all sacrifice; it’s also a lot of fun!

  • Use your skills and talents for environmental good.
  • Get involved in local climate action.
  • Engage and inspire other community members.
  • Be a part of something that will positively change our future.
  • Receive green job training.
  • Gain experience in business, education, outreach, sales, and research. 

Why Volunteer or Intern?

Our Programs & Opportunities

Youth Education Walking & Bike Safety Programs 

Teach 5th grade students bike safety skills and 2nd graders walking safety skills in schools in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties.

Adult Bike Programs

Promote sustainable transportation and bike safety to adults in Santa Cruz County.

Earth Day + Community Events

Prepare, support and promote sustainability and climate friendly practices at local community events.

Electric Vehicles

Educate and engage the local community about benefits of electric vehicle ownership.

Office + Project Based Support

Assist Ecology Action staff with data entry, research, office tasks, and project based assistance.

For more information, contact the volunteer team: volunteer@ecoact.org

Apply to be an Ecology Action Volunteer or Intern


  • Ecology Action volunteers and interns must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a valid state issued ID

What to expect

Once you submit the volunteer or intern application you will receive a confirmation email with a link to sign up for a short phone screen.

After the phone screen, selected candidates are invited to attend a general volunteer orientation and a program training, when appropriate.

During orientation, candidates are required to show proof of identification and to complete our onboarding packet.  Volunteers working with children are required to fill out a background check.

Once the onboarding process and necessary paperwork is complete, we welcome you to be part of our positive force for good team! 


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877 Cedar Street, Suite 240
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Tel: 831.426.5925


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