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Volunteer Opportunities by Category

School Programs

Support the next generation of eco-stewards! Assist a Solana Center educator at one of these school events, where students get hands-on experiences with composting, recycling, and other environmental subjects. Help build compost bins for their school, teach them to sort their lunch waste properly, or dive hands-in with the worms. Click on the event name for more details.

Worm Presentation with Oak Valley Middle
Friday, June 21, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:45 PM
4S Ranch

Volunteer at the Center

Support Solana Center programs from the ground up! Solana Center has several monthly volunteer days for volunteers to get involved with our programs from our home base, such as our Food Cycle Program, Worm Demonstration site, and more. Click on the event name for more details on this month's Build and Beautify.

Food Cycle Program
Tuesday, June 10, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Worm Wranglin'
Saturday, June 15, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Build and Beautify
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Community Workshops

Help our community learn about improving the quality of our soil, reducing waste and air pollution, and saving energy, money, and water through composting! Assist one of our educators during a 2-hour presentation and, at the same time, learn the basics of backyard composting, Bokashi, or vermicomposting (composting with worms). Click on the event name for more details.

Manure Management Workshop at Pathfinder Farm
Saturday, June 22, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
San Marcos

All About Worms Workshop at the Malcolm X Library
Saturday, August 3, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lincoln Park Area

San Diego County Fair

Solana Center will be educating thousands of visitors this summer at the San Diego County Fair at our composting and sustainability education both. Help us put it together and educate visitors all Fair long on the importance and attainability of sustainability

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Community Outreach Events

Help Solana Center educate people about key environmental topics such as composting, vermicomposting, recycling, and watershed stewardship at major community or private events across the County. Click on the event name for more details.

Del Mar Farmer's Market Composting Booth
Saturday, June 29, 2019
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Del Mar

Descanso Days Composting Booth
Saturday, July 6, 2019
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Special Events

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Zero Waste Events

Put your knowledge of waste sorting to practice! Help reduce waste at a community event by guiding event attendees with their disposal methods.  After the event you'll get to see your impact live as we measure the diverted waste. Educate the public about waste reduction while enjoying a lively community event! Click on the event dates for more details.

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Rain Barrel Event

Help San Diego County save rainwater! Lend a hand in getting rain barrels home with their new families and take part in capturing hundreds of gallons of precious water. Click on the event name for more details.

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