Hands in the Soil

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  • Volunteer Opportunities Abound...

    There are lots of opportunities to volunteer with GreenTown Los Altos, whether you just want to contribute to a single project, work with us for a few hours on a single day, or make a longer term commitment.  Below are some of our current volunteer openings.  To volunteer, email us.

  • Internships for Students

    Every summer GreenTown invites a cohort of college and high school (junior & senior) students to participate in our structured and guided intern program.  They contribute to our projects while having a fulfilling and enriching experience. Email us if you are interested.

    MEET OUR 2020 Summer Interns



Bike/Walk Projects and Events

Biking you thing? Help with GreenTown’s WoW! program, working with PTA volunteers to encourage kids to walk and bike to school. Help organize community bike tours of historical sites, native landscapes, Hardy Jones artistic metal sculptures, and summer & winter solstice rides. Coordinate GreenTown’s Bike Valet service at community events. EMAIL us if you are interested.


Love the written word? Research and write articles for our blog and for local news outlets to spread the word about green happenings in our community. EMAIL us if you are interested.

Marketing Events Outreach and Social Media & Blog Poster

Great at networking? Post events on local media datebooks and email schools and other organizations to promote GreenTown projects and events. Post to our Facebook page and Twitter account. Edit articles and post to the GreenTown blog and Los Altos Patch blog. EMAIL us if you are interested


Great with a camera? Like video editing? Take photos and videos at GreenTown events. Edit videos and upload to GreenTown’s YouTube channel. EMAIL us if you are interested.

Help Plant Trees!

Our 500 Trees project continues to plant trees throughout our local community. Help us plant trees! The hardest part is digging the hole. Someone with a truck would be helpful too. EMAIL us if you are interested.

Volunteer Development Leader

Actively recruit volunteers from our local community to get involved in GreenTown’s projects and events. Mentor volunteers, and organize a Volunteer Appreciation event. EMAIL us if you are interested.

Volunteer Recruiting Coordinator

Meet interesting local residents while finding volunteers to staff various GreenTown events. Note: These are primarily Biking events which are currently on hold due to covid-19. EMAIL us if you are interested.

Database Assistant

Enjoy working with computers and data? Help out with data entry and management using GreenTown’s database system ( Salesforce NonProfit version). EMAIL us if you are interested.


High School Junior and Rising Senior Summer Internships

Check with us beginning Feb 2021. Internships are typically 6-8 weeks and start in July. EMAIL us if you are interested.

College Student Internships

We welcome proposals from college students who are passionate about the environment and sustainability and who would like to augment their college studies to come work with us. EMAIL us if you are interested.


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P.O. Box 539, Los Altos, CA. 94023-0539