We Need You!

Many of our programs and projects are bigger than the BSWCD staff can handle alone.
View community-wide conservation volunteer events on this calendar. More info about keystone BSWCD volunteer opportunities can be found in the boxes below the calendar!

Volunteer releases biocontrol on Scotch Broom © H. Keirstead

Here are some of the volunteer opportunities that might be just right for you:

Submit a Book Review!

an open book

We want to know what you have been reading! It’s easy to submit a review! Use this quick form to submit a review and we’ll share it as a blog post!

Review a book!

Help Guide and Support the District As a Director

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If you like to think about how our organization complements the efforts of other conservation organizations, if you are focused on the possibilities and systems change, then we want you!  Directors may start out as Associates and then move into voting positions.

Read more about serving as a Director of the Benton SWCD Board!

Annual Native Plant Sale

Native Plant Sale - Crosson

In January and February we need plant sale volunteers. Volunteers are invaluable in the success of this event. You can pick up plants at nurseries, assist in sale set up, help customers fill orders, and tidy up afterwards.

View Plant Sale Volunteer Positions

Linn Benton Salmon Watch

Linn Benton Salmon Watch Logo

Benton SWCD coordinates the Salmon Watch field trips for schools in Benton County each fall. Our field trips occur at beautiful Clemens Park in Alsea. We offer free volunteer training!

Learn more!

Lincoln Bilingual Family STEAM Night

We need your help at the stations to present the activities in Spanish! You will support one of our English-speaking community partners. Help us make Family STEAM Night accessible for all students and family members!

Sign up to receive emails about volunteer opportunities!

Weed Spotters

Weed Spotters after pulling Scotch Broom at Half Moon Bend

Become a Weed Spotters Volunteer! Be a trained member of the force to tackle invasive plants. Weed Spotters Volunteers identify and report weeds, participate in strategic weed pull events and more!

Volunteer to Fight Weeds!

Youth Education

Kids Day for Conservation Soil Tunnel © H. Keirstead

We participate in many fun youth education events around the community!

Help us reach youth!

Administrative Support

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Year-round volunteer opportunities in the office include archiving documents, filing, data entry, and equipment maintenance. Contact us to find out what exciting project is waiting for you!

Contact us!