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 19, 2019 2:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: ORSANCO

    When: Saturday, June 15, 2019 

    Where: (Locations Vary)

    The Ohio River Sweep is a volunteer, riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River. Volunteers from the six states which border the Ohio River will remove litter at multiple  locations along the Ohio River and many of its tributaries. The Ohio River Sweep is a family-friendly event and convenient for young people, families and community organizations.

    Learn more and register here!

  • May 18, 2019 3:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Office of Environment and Sustainability & Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

    When: June 08, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

    Where: Landlocked Social House, 648 E. McMillan St., Cincinnati,OH 45206

    As part of the City Of Cincinnati Government's Year of Living Sustainably, please join us for our #TrashTagChallenge neighborhood cleanup! At 9am on the first Saturday of every month [second this time around], residents of East Walnut Hills, Evanston and Walnut Hills will gather in a meeting spot in one of these neighborhoods and, following the advice of community stakeholders, select an area to clean up.

    For this cleanup, we're meeting at Landlocked Social House in the Walnut Hills Business District.

    Learn more and RSVP here!

  • May 18, 2019 2:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Imago

    When: June 8, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Where: Imago, 700 Enright Avenue

    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!

  • May 17, 2019 2:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Little Miami River Kleeners & Watershed Action Team

    If the river is too high to paddle, we will still clean along the river by foot on June 8. We have several locations that require bank cleaning. Registration for Canoe sections and Walking locations will open in early May.

    Registration required. Rain date for canoe clean-up only is June 22. 

    Find more details as they're updated here!

  • May 16, 2019 2:11 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, June 8, 9:30am to noon, habitat restoration at Shady Lane.

    Leaders: Ed 513.919.5186 and Matt 513.604.6728.

    Shady Lane - 3005 Shady Lane, North Bend, OH 45052

  • May 06, 2019 4:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Civic Garden Center

    Saturday, June 1st, 11am-2pm: Treeforestation Workday at Walnut Woods, located at Walnut Hills High School (3250 Victory Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45207). Park on Sulsar Street & we’ll gather on the sidewalk in front of the school.

    Saturday, June 1st, YP event. Workday at Walnut Woods (see above) from 11am-2pm, and then social event immediately following at Listermann Brewing Company (1621 Dana Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45207) from 2-4pm.

    For more information, contact Jenn Bakes!

  • May 06, 2019 4:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Sat 6/1, 9 a.m. - noon

    Winton Woods Kingfisher Shelter, 10245 Winton Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231

    Volunteer to give our beloved Kingfisher Trail a new look! Honor National Trails Day by putting the finishing touches on a re-route that will eliminate erosion and create a sustainable trail for future hikers. Volunteers will work on the trail surface, take out old structures and remove invasive plants and litter. Ages 13 and up.

    Register here by 5/29!

  • May 06, 2019 4:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Civic Garden Center

    When: Friday, May 31st, 9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Where: 2400 Concord St, Cincinnati, OH 45206

    Join Civic Garden Center for a volunteer workday at Concord Street Community Garden! For more information, contact Jenn Bakes.

  • May 06, 2019 4:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella Watershed Action Team

    Green Umbrella’s Watershed Action Team is installing a rain garden at North College Hill Middle School! We need volunteers for 3 hour work shifts 5/28 – 5/30.

    • Tuesday 5/28 from 9:30 – 12:30 – Digging and moving dirt.
    • Tuesday 5/28 from 1:00 – 4:00 – Digging and moving dirt.
    • Wednesday 5/29 from 9:30 – 12:30 – Raking and planting.
    • Wednesday 5/29 from 1:00 – 4:00 – Raking and planting.

    If interested, report at the beginning of shift, and talk with John Mangan, Brian Wamsley, or David Rutter. Bring gloves. We will supply the hand tools.

    Meet at North College Hill Middle School: 1624 W Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45239

  • May 06, 2019 4:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

    Join the Arts Program and Young Professional committee for a painting “Happy Hour” to help with KCB's 40th-anniversary mural, Cincinnati is Beautiful, on a blighted wall along Martin Luther King Drive! Local brews and snacks provided afterward at the KCB garage!

    Please wear paint clothes and sturdy shoes!

    When: Thursday, May 23rd, 5:00 - 8:30 pm

    Where: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful Office, 1115 Bates Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225

    5:-5:30 Gather, get instructions, head up to the mural
    5:30-7:30 Painting time

    7:30-8:30 Happy Hour & food in our garage!

    Register to volunteer here or email Claire@KeepCincinnatiBeautiful.org for more information!

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