Volunteer Opportunities

Please see the list below for current volunteer opportunities with our member organizations. If you are a Green Umbrella member and would like to submit a volunteer posting, please send it to greennews@greenumbrella.org.
  • May 06, 2019 4:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio River Foundation

    Sunday, May 19th
    9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Rd, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242

    Help us restore habitat at the lovely Summit Park in Blue Ash! We will be pulling invasive cattails, so expect wet and muddy conditions. Volunteers should wear rain boots or water shoes and appropriate clothing, and should bring gloves and sun protection. We will meet at the tower.

    For more information, contact smeadows@ohioriverfdn.org or 513-549-4572.

  • May 06, 2019 3:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Working in Neighborhoods

    Working on raised beds and “green fence” at the South Cumminsville Community Garden.

    WHEN: Sunday, May 19th from 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    WHERE: South Cumminsville Community Garden, 3600 block of Roll Ave

    Contact Shamariah for info at 541-4109 x. 116

  • May 06, 2019 3:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Mill Creek Alliance

    Saturday, May 18, 2019
    9:00 AM  1:00 PM

      Freedom Tree Edible Forest Garden3920 Old Ludlow AveCincinnati, OH, 45232

      All are welcome! The day’s work will include clean up, planting, and invasive species removal along the Mill Creek Greenway Trail at the Freedom Tree Edible Forest Garden.

      Parking is tight in the area. Park off old Ludlow by the White Castle (3940 Old Ludlow Ave.) or at Salway Park, where Mill Creek Alliance will be shuttling people to the work site.

      Email Alan at aedwards@themillcreekalliance.org for more information.


    • May 06, 2019 3:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

      Are you interested in the environment, nature education, outdoor recreation or customer service? All play an important role in connecting people with nature, and you can too. Join us for a Volunteer Orientation to learn about the many ways you can can get involved. For ages 18 and up. (Free, register by 5/16)

      Saturday, 5/18, 9:00am - 12:00pm

      Learn more and register here!


    • May 06, 2019 1:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Organization: Green Umbrella Watershed Action Team & Mill Creek Alliance

      Join Green Umbrella Watershed Action Team members and the Mill Creek Alliance Green Corps for the first Project Mullet rain garden installation of the year - at Roll Hill Elementary (2411 Baltimore Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225). 

      Thursday, May 16 - Friday, May 17: digging and installing rain garden
      Monday, May 20: planting vegetation in the rain garden

      Volunteers can show up between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. Tools and materials will be supplied.

      Questions? Contact John Mangan at 513-368-2334
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      About Project Mullet:

      In 2018 members of the Watershed Action Team launched Project Mullet, which encourages institutions to adopt low-mow practices and install rain gardens. This year the project will expand to four more schools!

    • May 06, 2019 12:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Organization: Cohen

      Cohen is seeking volunteers for our 2019 Reds/PNC E-Waste Recycling Event.  We once again have three (3) locations for our E-Waste Recycling event (including a new location in Hyde Park). We will have Reds tickets, Reds personalities, lunch for volunteers, and plenty of Reds fans wanting to responsibly drop off their E-Waste Recycling materials. Please see below for each time slot and location:

      Thursday, May 16 

      PNC Bank Northgate Square, 9650 Colerain Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45251

      • Shift 1: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Shift 2: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      Friday, May 17

      Mason/Deerfield PNC Bank, 5283 Bowen Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45040

      • Shift 1: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Shift 2: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
      Friday, May 17

      Kroger Oakley Station, 4613 Marburg Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45209  

      • Shift 1: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Shift 2: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

      **Please note we ask all volunteers to show up no later than 15 minutes before their start time**

      If you are interested in volunteering, please email Shayne Beckett at sbeckett@trustcobalt.com.

    • May 01, 2019 4:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Organization: Western Wildlife Corridor 

      Come and volunteer with others. Learn about Invasive Plants and help clear our preserves of these invasive species. What’s our habitat restoration all about? It’s one of the most important things we do! If you’ve never done one of these before, we encourage you to join us, as it doesn’t require any special skills. No registration is necessary, just show up! For more information about our habitat restoration projects, click here and read Habitat Restoration Frequently Asked Questions.

      Saturday, May 11, 9:30am to noon, habitat restoration at Whitetail Woods Preserve. Leaders: Gary 513.941.5414 and Tim 513.922.2104.

      Directions to Whitetail Woods - Gravel parking area on Hillside Avenue, in front of Setco Manufacturing (5880 Hillside Ave.)Thisis just West of Bender Road.

    • May 01, 2019 1:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Organization: Imago

      When: May 11, 2019

      Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

      Join us every month for a fun workday on Imago’s nature preserve. You’ll join others to plant trees, work on trails, and beautify gardens.

      Learn more here!


    • April 30, 2019 8:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Organization: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

      On May 4, Great American Cleanup events are happening in the following neighborhoods. Please contact the site leader directly to sign up or if you have questions.

      BOND HILL
      Bond Hill Community Council Beautification Committee
      Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      Meeting Location:
      Andina Ave. & Reading Rd.
      Cincinnati 45237
      Site Leader: Vickie Jackson
      Contact: vjackson319@gmail.com

      EAST WALNUT HILLS
      East Walnut Hills Assembly
      Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
      Meeting Location: Cafe DeSales
      2835 Woodburn Ave.
      Cincinnati 45206
      Site Leader: Alexandra Rock
      Contact: alexandra.rock@dinsmore.com

      On May 11Great American Cleanup events are happening in the following neighborhoods. Please contact the site leader directly to sign up or if you have questions.

      PADDOCK HILLS
      Paddock Hills Assembly
      Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Meeting Location: Avon Woods Nature Center
      Site Leader: Lynne Stone
      Contact: stonelynne58@gmail.com

      SPRING GROVE VILLAGE
      Evergreen Holistic Learning Center
      Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      Meeting Location:
      5880 Winton Ridge Lane
      Cincinnati, OH 45232
      Site Leader: Joan Barlage

      Contact: JoanBarlage@yahoo.com

      See all of Keep Cincinnati Beatiful's volunteer opportunities here!

    • April 30, 2019 7:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

      Fri 5/3, 6-8:30 p.m.


      Join Great Parks’ Adventure Outpost team and Rivers Unlimited for this unique conservation project. While engaging in this on-lake cleanup, participants will develop their canoe skills and learn how to be a safe, conscientious paddler. All equipment provided. Participants must fit properly in provided life jackets. For ages 16 and up. (Free, space is limited, registration required.)

      Register here!


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