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Information about Environmental Organizations in Vancouver offering volunteer opportunities. You can also view additional results of Environmental Organizations from other locations in British Columbia or expand your results by changing the location from the menu to the right.

Environmental groups focus on aspects such as trail maintenance, watersheds, parklands, and wilderness conservation. Sometimes this group can overlap with Animals (for wildlife groups).



Working Gear Clothing Society

Better Environmentally Sound Transportation Association
822 - 510 West Hastings St, Vancouver, British Columbia

BEST has been promoting sustainable transportation in the Lower Mainland of BC since 1991. Formed by a group of dedicated cyclists 23 years ago, BEST opened Vancouver's first do-it-yourself bike store (Our Community Bikes) and coordinated Ride for the Environment events during National Environment Week, at a time when bicycling was still a fringe transportation mode.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Better Environmentally Sound Transportation Association


Working Gear Clothing Society

Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada
8850 Osler St, Vancouver, British Columbia

Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation carries out the missions aiming to help the poor and educate the rich by reverently accepting Buddha's teaching of "expressing great kindness to all sentient beings, and taking their suffering as our own", and bearing in mind Venerable Master Yin Shun's aspiration of "being committed to Buddhism and to all living beings".

Keywords: Poverty · International · Environment · Arts and Culture

Volunteer Profile of Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada


Working Gear Clothing Society

Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society
1755 Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society (CMEPS) is a registered charitable society working to educate Canadians about the need to protect the ocean's remaining natural ecosystems for their biological and cultural importance, now and for the future.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society


Working Gear Clothing Society

Canadian Society Promoting Environmental Conservation
2060-B Pine Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Founded in 1969, The Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) is a non-profit charitable organization that addresses environmental issues in British Columbia, with a particular focus on urban communities in the Lower Mainland and the Georgia Basin.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Canadian Society Promoting Environmental Conservation


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm
3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS), located at UBC Farm, is a unique research centre that aims to understand and fundamentally transform local and global food systems towards a more sustainable, food-secure future. The centre is a living laboratory, committed to finding solutions to both the local and global challenges facing food systems sustainability and translating solutions to improve personal, community, and environmental health.

Keywords: Hunger · Environment · Education and Literacy

Volunteer Profile of Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Coastal First Nations
409 Granville Street, Suite 1660, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Coastal First Nations is an alliance of First Nations on British Columbia's North and Central Coast and Haida Gwaii. The Coastal First Nations include Wuikinuxv Nation, Heiltsuk, Kitasoo/Xaixais, Nuxalk Nation, Gitga'at, Metlakatla, Old Massett, Skidegate, and Council of the Haida Nation.

Keywords: First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Environment

Volunteer Profile of Coastal First Nations


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Coastal Guardian Watchmen Network
409 Granville Street, Suite 1051, Vancouver, British Columbia

First Nations Guardian Watchmen have safeguarded the health of their territorial lands and waters on BC's coast since time immemorial. Today local Guardian Watchmen monitor the health of the plants and animals that have ecological and cultural importance to their communities. They also monitor the impacts of activities such as commercial and sport fishing, logging, and tourism.

Keywords: First Nation and Aboriginal Peoples · Environment

Volunteer Profile of Coastal Guardian Watchmen Network


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

David Suzuki
2211 West 4th Ave, Suite 219, Vancouver, British Columbia

We collaborate with Canadians from all walks of life, including government and business, to conserve our environment and find solutions that will create a sustainable Canada through science-based research, education and policy work.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of David Suzuki


Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Earthsave Canada
2150 Maple St., Vancouver, British Columbia

Earthsave Canada is a registered Canadian non-profit, educational organization promoting awareness of the environmental, ethical and health consequences of our food choices. We advocate the move towards a more whole foods, plant-based diet for environmental sustainability, better health, and compassion toward all animals.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Earthsave Canada


Environmental Youth Alliance

Environmental Youth Alliance
119 West Pender St., Suite 517, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Environmental Youth Alliance, is a youth driven non-profit organization dedicated to the health of our urban environment, our planet & the wellbeing of its people.

Keywords: Environment · Children and Youth

Volunteer Profile of Environmental Youth Alliance


Environmental Youth Alliance

Envirothon BC
87 E. Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Envirothon is an environmental education program that strives to help secondary students go from environmental awareness to active stewardship. The program is administered by Envirothon BC, a registered charitable organization dedicated to helping BC's high school students develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to actively participate as stewards of our natural resources.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Envirothon BC


EPIC Sustainable Living Festival

EPIC Sustainable Living Festival
999 Canada Place, Suite 578, Vancouver, British Columbia

EPIC: The Sustainable Living Festival is a two day event taking place at the iconic VanDusen Botanical Garden on the weekend of July 6 & 7, 2013.

Keywords: Festival · Environment

Volunteer Profile of EPIC Sustainable Living Festival


EPIC Sustainable Living Festival

FarmFolkCityFolk Society
1937 2nd Ave West, Vancouver, British Columbia

FarmFolk CityFolk is a not for profit society that works to cultivate a local, sustainable food system. Our projects provide access to & protection of foodlands; support local growers and producers; and engage communities in the celebration of local food.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of FarmFolkCityFolk Society


EPIC Sustainable Living Festival

Fored BC Society
4438 West 10 Ave, Suite 213, Vancouver, British Columbia

FORED operates on the assumption that informed citizens need to be environmentally literate. The association works with community stakeholders of all ages to achieve that goal.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Fored BC Society


EPIC Sustainable Living Festival

Globe Foundation of Canada
999 Canada Place, Suite 578, Vancouver, British Columbia

In 1993 the GLOBE Foundation, a not-for-profit private business Foundation, was established in Vancouver to carry forward our mandate to promote the business case for sustainable development. Our philosophy? Companies can do well by doing good without sacrificing the bottom line, and environmental challenges bring enormous opportunity for the business sector.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Globe Foundation of Canada


EPIC Sustainable Living Festival

Greenpeace Canada

Branch: British Columbia 1726 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Greenpeace Canada


EPIC Sustainable Living Festival

Master Gardeners Association of B.C.
5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

The MGABC is an affiliation of local chapters of master gardeners working together to support the delivery of quality education to their members and environmentally responsible gardening advice to the public

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Master Gardeners Association of B.C.


EPIC Sustainable Living Festival

Pacific Salmon Foundation
300-1682 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Pacific Salmon Foundation, founded in 1987, is a federally incorporated non-profit charitable organization dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wild Pacific salmon and their natural habitats in British Columbia and the Yukon. Operating independently from government, The Foundation facilitates dialogue and undertakes positive initiatives in support of Pacific salmon amongst all levels of government including First Nations; as well as industry, communities, individual volunteers and all fishing interests.

Keywords: Environment · Animals

Volunteer Profile of Pacific Salmon Foundation


Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon
1917 W 4th Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia

The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon takes over 6500 runners from UBC to Stanley Park, helping these runners raise money for over 70 local charities.

Keywords: Sports and Recreation · Health and Medicine · Environment · Disorders · Disabled · Children and Youth · Cancer · Animals · Alzheimer · AIDS

Volunteer Profile of Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon


Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon

Stanley Park Ecology Society
Stanley Park Dining Pavilion 2nd Floor, Vancouver, British Columbia

Stanley Park Ecology Society promotes awareness of and respect for the natural world and plays a leadership role in the stewardship of Stanley Park through collaborative initiatives in education, research and conservation.

Keywords: Environment

Volunteer Profile of Stanley Park Ecology Society




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