How to Volunteer

Learn about volunteer roles & when your help is most needed!

Friends of Trees would simply not be what we are without our immeasurable volunteer community. We strive to provide safe, fun, and fulfilling volunteer roles that cater to different ages, personal interests, physical abilities, and schedules. Please check out our current needs below!  Many of our volunteer roles run October – May, mirroring our planting and tree-care season.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to be in touch!

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Or give us a call at: 503-595-0213

Our Volunteer Roles

Summer is the slow season at Friends of Trees. If you're looking for planting-related roles, LOTS of help is needed October - April!

Tree Care

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

Summer Tree Inspector

Help check on newly-planted trees in your neighborhood!

Crew Leader

Friends of Trees Crew Leaders help lead our planting crews throughout the season. These trained volunteers ensure that our volunteers are safe, have fun, and plant trees correctly to ensure their long-term survival.

Neighborhood Coordinator

(Not currently available) Neighborhood Coordinators work with Friends of Trees staff to plan and coordinate their neighborhood's annual planting event.

Event Photographer

Got a talent for capturing the special moments during a busy event? We could use your talent to help at our Saturday events!

Friday Event Prep

Fridays: Help our staff prepare for their Saturday events at our office in NE Portland!