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Pennsylvania Earth Team Program

The Earth Team is NRCS’ volunteer workforce that is making a difference in every county in the nation. NRCS works with private landowners to improve soil quality, conserve water, improve air quality and enhance wildlife habitat.

Students Gain Valuable Job Experience as Earth Team Volunteers


Volunteer for the NRCS Earth Team

Planting Trees

You might be asking who can volunteer?

Anyone 14 years of age or older and interested in conserving our precious natural resources can be an Earth Team volunteer. You can volunteer part-time or full-time and work outdoors or in a local NRCS office. You can volunteer as an individual or form or join a group. We have opportunities in every state.

Thinking about Getting Involved with the Earth Team

View a partial list of volunteer opportunities with the Earth Team.  

Working together...WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Whatever your talents or interests might be, there is a volunteer opportunity for you with the Earth Team. Field Offices are located throughout Pennsylvania, so there is one located near you.

Tell us more about your skills and interests by completing an Earth Team Volunteer Interest and Placement summary form. If you have any questions contact Tim Kinney using the information below. In order to view and fill this form out, you will need Adobe Reader.

Once the form is completed, you can be emailed to or you can submit a hardcopy to:
Pennsylvania Earth Team
Attention: Tim Kinney
359 East Park Drive
Suite 2
Harrisburg, PA 17111-2747

Timothy Kinney

Pennsylvania State Earth Team Coordinator

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