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A Volunteer's Perspective

Earth Team Volunteer Raquel MacSwain“I experience a sense of passion and pride towards something greater than myself every time I volunteer…”  More (PDF 87KB)



Volunteer has over 5,000 hours of volunteer time!

Kelly Burdon Earth Team VolunteerTwice a week, since May of 2003, Kelly Burdon has volunteered at the Rhode Island State Office.

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Volunteer really digs Dirt!

Volunteer working with soilEmily Baer really digs dirt – both figuratively and literally! More (PDF 1113KB)



                                                                                                                                                                                        Volunteer helping with field work

Earth Team volunteer working in the field.Navy Veteran volunteers to help support conservation. More (PDF 1,163 KB)


                                                                                                                                                                                                    Virginia has the ideal Volunteer

Volunteer working at a booth.Volunteer is a former Conservation Specialist and needed no training.            More (PDF 1,913 KB)



                                                                                                                                                                                              Earth Team volunteer since the beginning

Been a volunteer since the beginning of the Earth Team."Spec" holds the distinction of being Virginia's most senior Earth Team volunteer.          More (PDF 897 KB)




                                                                                                                                                                                        Volunteer donates time to advocate for persons with disabilities

Earth Team volunteer working in a field office.Volunteers like Levie, is what put the big "V" in volunteerism.   More (PDF 220 KB)





Student Eager to Learn about Conservation 

Earth Team volunteer working in the field.Volunteering while in college, Chase has built a foundation for conservation that will have long-term benefits for him and his community.  More (PDF 220 KB)




                                                                                                                                                                                               From Volunteer to NRCS Employee

Earth Team Volunteer hired as NRCS employee The nice thing about volunteering was that he got to see all aspects of the NRCS and decide if there was something he would be interested in. More (PDF 600 KB)





                                                                                                                                                               Retired Soil Scientist still working with NRCS

Earth Team volunteer, Willie Terry, delivers schoolroom demonstration.  Soil Scientist Willie Terry signed up to be an
  Earth Team Volunteer the day he retired from the
  NRCS in Mississippi. More(PDF 1521 KB)



                                                                                                                                                   Work Study Student Volunteers with NRCS

Volunteer with Lt. Govenor and state conservationistWhen high school student Jackie Goodwin contacted Connecticut NRCS to complete her senior year work study, she had no idea what was in store for her. More (PDF 330 KB)