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Volunteers

NRCS Earth Team Volunteers Program.

NRCS is proud of the dedicated Earth Team volunteers and staff who have committed their time and talents to conserving and protecting our natural resources.

Mission:

It shall be the mission of the earth Team to provide an effective volunteer workforce within the Natural Resources Conservation Service to help people conserve, improve, and sustain the Earth's resources and it's environment.

Why be a Volunteer?

People volunteer with the Earth Team for a lot of reasons, but all Earth Team Volunteers have one thing in common: they want to help protect the natural resources in their communities. Other reasons people volunteer include:

  • to enjoy working outdoors
  • to help others
  • to learn a new skill
  • to pursue an interest in natural resources
  • to gain work experience
  • to complete a school project
  • to meet high school community service requirements
  • to enhance college applications and scholarship applications with volunteer service

Who Can Volunteer?

Anyone who is 14 years of age or older can volunteer their services to the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

What Kind of Jobs Volunteers Do?

  • Conservation Education
  • Natural Resource Inventories
  • Water Monitoring
  • Computer Assistance
  • Surveying
  • Clerical Assistance
  • Administrative
  • Soil Science

Want to Be An Earth Team Volunteer?

Contact PIA NRCS State Earth Team Volunteer Coordinator, Karl Mikasa.  Or use our Service Center map to locate and contact NRCS staff in your county to learn about local volunteer opportunities.

Download the Earth Team Volunteer Fact Sheet (PDF; 509 KB)

Earth Team Forms:

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For more Earth Team Information:

Still need to know more? call 1-888-LANDCARE.  Let a friend know!  

National Earth Team Volunteer Website