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Opportunity Details

Opportunity Details

Citizen Forester

Are you interested in creating a greener City of Phoenix? In 2010 The City of Phoenix adopted the Tree and Shade Master Plan that laid out the vision of a healthier, more livable and prosperous Phoenix through the investment in the urban forest. Volunteer as a Citizen Forester and become a tree advocate for your community. Citizen Foresters educate the community on the importance of trees while providing assistance for the proper planting and care of the trees throughout the city.
Volunteer as a Citizen Forester and Plant a Solution.

Volunteer Type:
    Youth (ages 17 and under), Adult (18 - 64), Older Adult (65+), Families
Sponsoring Organization:
     City Manager's Office

Multiple Locations


Volunteers 15 and under, must register with a parent. Volunteers must be comfortable with 2 hour classroom style learning environment, and capable of utilizing shovels and digging holes.

Contact Information

Elizabeth Planas
Sustainability VISTA
(602) 262-7137

Opportunity Schedule

Classroom style presentation by the Parks Department Forestry Specialist and Citizen Forester on tree pruning techniques. Workshop is concluded with a hands on tree activity and planting.
8:00 am - 10:00 am

6602 W Encanto Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Location Information:
Desert West Park Community Center

Please remember: We will be planting a tree! Wear closed toe shoes and sun protective outerwear. Don't forget to stay hydrated, bring a water bottle!

Available Positions: 17