Volunteer

Current & Upcoming

Holiday Build and Beautify

Nov 29, 2022 9:00AM—11:00AM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024

Volunteer with our team and help us beautify our homebase, then stay after the event for some holiday cookies, tea, and Zero Waste wreath-making! In joining us for this activity, you will help beautify our grounds, creating a space for engaging our community in our sustainable offerings. Activities vary each month and may include some…

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(EVENT FULL) Education Support: Canyon View Elementary – San Diego

Nov 29, 2022 8:30AM—2:30PM

9225 Adolphia St San Diego, CA 92129

As a volunteer, help our staff engage our students through interactive demonstrations, teach sustainable practices that support a healthy planet, and inspire students to adopt sustainable practices in their own lives. Volunteer support can also include the following: Setting up / breaking down demo site Advancing PowerPoint slides or flipping our educational chart Engaging students in activities related to the…

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(CANCELED) Education Support: School Visit to Solana Center

Nov 30, 2022 8:00AM—12:00PM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino real , 92024

Support the Solana Center team at our home base and help teach Pacific Ridge 6th graders all about compost and its importance to maintaining a healthy earth. As a volunteer, you will help our staff engage our students through interactive demonstrations and inspire students to adopt sustainable practices in their own lives.  Volunteer support can also include the following:…

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Solana Center Store Volunteer, Thursday

Dec 01, 2022 11:30AM—5:00PM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024

Help Solana Center run our store and deliver our great programs to the public! The Solana Center store, open twice a week, is a chance for volunteers to get involved with our programs from our home base. Each week on Thursdays from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, we…

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Education Support: America Recycles Day at Murdock Elementary – La Mesa

Dec 01, 2022 7:00AM—3:00PM

Murdock Elementary 4354 Conrad Dr La Mesa, CA 91941

As a volunteer, help our staff engage our students through interactive demonstrations, teach sustainable practices that support a healthy planet, and inspire students to adopt sustainable practices in their own lives. We will be teaching almost 600 K through 6th graders at this event and we need your help sharing the our knowledge about composting worms!  Volunteer support can also…

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(EVENT FULL) December Worm Wranglin’

Dec 03, 2022 10:00AM—11:30AM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino real Encinitas, CA 92024

Each month we hold a Worm Wranglin’ volunteer opportunity, where volunteers join us at our home base to help care for our worms. Our resident worms help us teach San Diegans about the value of vermicomposting (composting with worms). Our worm bins act as a demonstration site, a nursery for providing worms to community members who compost at…

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Solana Center Store Volunteer, Saturday

Dec 03, 2022 8:30AM—1:00PM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024

Help Solana Center run our store and deliver our great programs to the public! The Solana Center store, open twice a week, is a chance for volunteers to get involved with our programs from our home base. Each week on Thursdays from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, we…

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Food Cycle Program – December Compost Build

Dec 03, 2022 9:00AM—12:00PM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024

Our Food Cycle program allows community members who can’t compost at home to still divert their food waste. Our triple bin aerated static pile system is on a precise timeline to get food scraps cooking and turned into finished compost to be sent back out into the community as fast as possible. Our team of…

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Education Support: Central Elementary – San Diego

Dec 05, 2022 7:00AM—3:00PM

4063 Polk Ave San Diego, CA 92105

As a volunteer, help our staff engage our students through interactive demonstrations, teach sustainable practices that support a healthy planet, and inspire students to adopt sustainable practices in their own lives. Volunteer support can also include the following: Setting up / breaking down demo site Advancing PowerPoint slides or flipping our educational chart Engaging students in activities related to the…

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Waste Audit at Manzanita Reservation

Dec 06, 2022 9:00AM—2:00PM

Manzanita Reservation Boulevard, CA 91905

Have you ever wondered just what happens to your trash when you throw it in the garbage? Join Solana Center for our Waste Audit at the Manzanita Reservation and find out! We need volunteer support as we sort, weigh, and tabulate waste at the Manzanita Reservation so we can put the cap on our waste stream and…

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Past | Archive

Solana Center Store Volunteer, Saturday

Nov 19, 2022 8:00AM—12:00PM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024

(CANCELED) Education Support: School Visit to Solana Center

Nov 18, 2022 8:00AM—12:00PM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino real , 92024

Education Support: DREAM Academy – Lakeside

Nov 17, 2022 8:00AM—12:30PM

11838 Valle Vista Rd Lakeside, CA 92040

Solana Center Store Volunteer, Thursday

Nov 17, 2022 11:30AM—5:00PM

Solana Center for Environmental Innovation 137 N El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024

Education Support: Winter Gardens Campus – Lakeside

Nov 15, 2022 7:30AM—1:00AM

8501 Pueblo Rd Lakeside, CA 92040