Volunteer with us!

See you in Fall 2023!

Sign up to volunteer:
You can view and sign up for volunteer shifts in Portland, Vancouver, Gresham, Hillsboro, Oregon City, Wilsonville, Salem and communities in between in our Portland-Vancouver Metro Area Event Calendar.

For Eugene-Springfield volunteer opportunities, check out our Eugene-Springfield Metro Area Event Calendar.

Event Accessibility and Accomodations:
Friends of Trees strives to provide safe, fun, and fulfilling volunteer roles that cater to different ages, language preferences, personal interests, physical abilities, and schedules. If there is any accommodation you need to make your event experience successful, please don’t hesitate to let us know.  That’s what we’re here for! Many of our events have varying levels of accessibility; learn more about accessible events here.

Summer Inspector

Full for Summer 2023. You care for the livelihood of trees as they spend their first Summer at their new home. You feel comfortable walking, running, biking to check up on these trees.

Crew Leader

You believe that the benefits of trees belong to all people and communities, and are willing to volunteer several times in the next year toward this cause. You have a desire to mentor others and hone your inclusive leadership skills. You are comfortable moving & lifting trees and tools and working outside in varied weather conditions. Trainings for this important role available Fall 2023!

Truck Driver

You have access to a pick-up truck (or trailer) and are willing to help transport trees to their new homes. Your truck is able to carry trees, tools, and supplies on planting day to support a crew of planters at our Saturday morning events.

Bike Planter

You like to ride bikes with groups and believe in bikes as a tool to create a healthier future. Bike planters transport & plant trees with their pedal power. Bikers with or without trailers are welcome to join and plant at select few Saturday events.

Tree Care

Join Friends of Trees in the Spring to care for newly-planted trees, shrubs, and plants!

Tree Planter

You believe in the big impact of one-time efforts. You may want to plant with a group, your family, or by yourself and meet new people! You want to green your local park or neighborhood.

Planting events will happen October 2023 - April 2024 -- help needed!