Environmental Volunteer Opportunities

'Sustainability' Archive

PennEnvironment

Posted February 18, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Mission: PennEnvironment is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization focused on issues of special importance to the state of Pennsylvania. A constituent of the national organization Environment America, PennEnvironment works to better the environment through a number of approaches, including the protection of the natural heritage and health of residents, and promotion of […]

Weavers Way Cooperative Association

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Mission: Weavers Way Cooperative Association is a member-owned, cooperative grocery store with locations in Ambler, West Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill. The association’s mission is to operate a grocery-based consumer organization that is owned and governed by its members, and to build community, both within its membership and in the Northwest Philadelphia area. […]

Center for Environmental Transformation

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Mission: Founded by a Roman Catholic community, the Center for Environmental Transformation directs its efforts to all people, particularly those who live in the neighborhood of Waterfront South and the City of Camden, NJ.  The mission of the CFET is to educate people into a more environmentally responsible way of living. They seek […]

United By Blue

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Mission: United By Blue is a unique outdoor apparel store/coffee shop located in Old City Philadelphia that is driven by the idea of associating the sale of each product with a concrete environmental action. For every product sold, UBB removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways through company organized and hosted […]

350.org

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 350.org is building a global climate movement. Our online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are coordinated by a global network active in over 188 countries. 350.org works in almost every country in the world on campaigns like fighting coal power plants in India, stopping the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S, […]

Greenstreet Coffee Roasters

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Greenstreet Coffee Roasters is a local business which roasts specialty organic and fair trade coffees. Volunteer opportunities are available for students interested in sustainability and entrepreneurship. Website: http://greenstreetcoffee.com/ Email: greenstreetroasters@gmail.com Address: 1101 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 *This site is accessible via public transportation from the Bryn Mawr campus. Please see transportation reimbursement policy.

Radnor Middle School Watershed Program

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/14/19 Mission: Watershed is an Integrated Learning Program for Seventh Graders at the Radnor Middle School in Wayne, Pennsylvania. The nationally and internationally recognized Watershed Program was founded  in 1987, and for twenty- four years, Watershed has been a yearlong full day program, which has replaced the traditional 7th grade curriculum. Skills and concepts […]

Elmwood Park Zoo

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/14/19 The Elmwood Park Zoo’s mission is to foster an appreciation of wildlife and their habitat that will inspire active participation in conservation. As one of only 225 zoos in North America to be accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Elmwood Park Zoo strives to be a leader in conservation efforts. […]

Greensgrow Farms

Posted April 4, 2014

Updated 10/14/19 Mission: Founded in 1998, Greensgrow Farms works to “revitalize livable communities through the practice of sustainable entrepreneurial urban agriculture.” Greensgrow Farms operates under the non-profit parent organization Greensgrow Philadelphia Project, taking a multifaceted approach to integrating agriculture into an urban environment. Services/Programs Offered: Greensgrow runs a nursery, community-supported agriculture program (CSA), farm stands […]

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Posted March 24, 2014

Updated 10/14/19 Mission: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1827. PHS provides events, activities, and publications for gardeners of all levels and interests, with the aim of improving quality of life and creating a  sense of community through horticulture. Programs/Services Offered: Though The Philadelphia International Flower Show is the  […]

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