Volunteer

planting October 2015

300+ plants by volunteers, October 2015!

Our volunteers are definitely our most valuable asset. The BCWS relies on the support of community members and their generous contributions of time and energy to support education and awareness programs, sustainability projects, and advocacy to protect and preserve this valuable resource.

Benefits are:

  • Learn to identify local  plants, fish and animals
  • Expand your network – meet new people
  • Learn from professionals in the field
  • Help a nonprofit group, make a positive contribution
  • Gain work experience, enhance your resume by learning new job skills
  • Be out in nature and contribute to preservation in your community
  • Become an informed advocate to protect the beauty of Brooklyn Creek
  • New to the Comox Valley? Meet new people, get to know the community

The easiest and fastest way to get involved and make a difference – Join us!

Volunteer as a BCWS director and you can participate on the planning and organization of projects and make suggestions towards the future of the Brooklyn Creek Watershed. As well, there are many specific skills that are needed:

  • Project coordination
  • Research
  • Financial administration
  • Web site administration
  • Public education
  • Grant application

Participate as a volunteer to a worthwhile endeavour. There is a volunteer opportunity awaiting all ranges of interests and skills that will engage your mind, your body and your spirit in the protection and restoration of your Watershed. Some examples where your volunteering can help are:

  • Fish counting in spring and autumn
  • Plant restoration
  • Water testing
  • Stream bank and channel improvements
  • Invasive plant removal
  • Interpretation tours
  • Debris and trash clean-up

Here is your chance to help make a difference – volunteer now!