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Volunteer Roles

In 2018, ReForest London volunteers contributed over 10,000 hours of service to our programs. From plantings to community events, our volunteers were always present to lend a helping hand. Our volunteers' continued support is over-elm-ing!

We welcome you to explore our volunteer opportunities. There are many ways for you to get involved and contribute to a greener community. Below are all our current and past volunteer positions. Click on the role for more information about the position.

Featured Volunteer Role

Tree Specialist
Tree Specialists lend a helping hand to less experienced volunteers and help ReForest London staff run naturalization projects.
Training                           
ReForest London Orientation   
Tree Specialist Training
Opportunity Availability
Spring, Summer, Fall
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Volunteer Roles

 

Tree Planter
Volunteer with ReForest London to help plant thousands of native trees and shrubs in parks and natural areas in the spring and fall.
Training                           
No training required.
Opportunity Availability
Spring, Fall
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aftercare volunteers Tree Aftercare Assistant
Help care for trees to ensure the success of a naturalization projects by weeding, mulching and more. 
Training                           
No training required.
Opportunity Availability
Summer
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Tree Specialist
Tree Specialists lend a helping hand to less experienced volunteers and help ReForest London staff run naturalization projects.
Training                           
ReForest London Orientation   
Tree Specialist Training
Opportunity Availability
Spring, Summer, Fall
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Community Liaison
Community Liaisons represent ReForest London at community booths, where they pass on information to individuals, hand out seedlings and sell our promotional items. 
Training                           
ReForest London Orientation   
Community Liaison Training
Opportunity Availability
Year Round
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Storyteller
We seek individuals to attend our events and write stories about the details of the event and take pictures.
Training                           
ReForest London Orientation   
Opportunity Availability
Year Round
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  Translator
We seek volunteers to help us with the translation and proofreading of documents in order to reach diverse members of the London community.
Training                          
No training required.  
Opportunity Availability
Year Round
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Transportation Specialist
We are recruiting volunteers who are able to drive a truck and would be willing to help us with transporting materials for events. 
Training                           
No training required
Opportunity Availability
Spring, summer and fall
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Office Assistant
We require assistance with data entry, mailing, research, light organizing of supplies and other tasks as needed.
Training                           
ReForest London Orientation   
Opportunity Availability
Year Round
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Committee Member
Committee members do the behind-the-scenes planning, working, and organizing necessary to make our organization successful.
Training                           
ReForest London Orientation   
Opportunity Availability
Year Round
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Tree Mascot
We need friendly people to wear our tree mascot costume at festivals and community events. 
Training                           
ReForest London Orientation   
Opportunity Availability
Year Round - Occasional
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Tree Teacher
Tree Teachers are ReForest London's speakers bureau. Tree Teachers visit community groups and schools to speak about Native Trees, the Emerald Ash Borer, and the Importance of Trees.
Training                           
ReForest London Orientation
Tree Teacher Training 
Opportunity Availability
Year Round - Occasional
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Canvass Lead - Inactive
The Canvass Lead will be responsible for assisting with pre and post canvassing of neighbourhoods targeted by the Neighbourhood ReLeaf program. 
Training                           
No training required    
Opportunity Availability
Not currently available
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Canvasser - Inactive
Canvassers are volunteers that distribute promotional material for our programs across the city.  
Training                          
No training required
Opportunity Availability
Not currently available
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Volunteer Roles (PDF Version)

Next Training Dates are available on our Training Page. You must take ReForest London Volunteer Orientation in order to become a volunteer (except for the roles of tree planting or aftercare).