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Laguna Guides

Connect with the community by providing event support at the Laguna Foundationís classes and outings, as well as represent the Foundation at local events such as festivals and farmers markets.


Date: Laguna Guides volunteer year-round, primarily on evenings and weekends.
Time: Varies depending on event.
Location: Primarily at the Laguna Environmental Center but also tabling at community events.
Experience & Qualifications: A 10-hour training course begins Thursday, September 14, 2023.

Training Fee: $45. Pre-Registration required by September 1, 2023.

Help the Laguna Foundation community events thrive! We offer a wide range of presentations, outings and workshops all year long to deepen our appreciation for the Laguna de Santa Rosa, connect with nature, and inspire a vibrant community dedicated to lifelong learning.

These educational and outreach events are not possible without volunteer support! At each event, Laguna Guides are needed to help with a variety of tasks including: engaging participants and sharing about the Laguna, program set-up of tables and chairs, direct parking, processing merchandise sales, clean-up, and help build enthusiasm and appreciation for the Laguna de Santa Rosa, a Wetland of International Importance. Guides not only help support the events, but they have the opportunity to attend those events for free!

2023 Training schedule (10–hour commitment):

  • Meet the Laguna Watershed training on Thursday, September 14 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
  • Training inside Great Blue Heron Hall on Saturday, September 23, 9:00am – 2:00pm.
  • Training outside at Irwin Creek on Saturday, September 30, 9:00am – 1:00pm. Lunch is provided.

Training course fee covers your lunch on 9/30, a training binder, name tag, and t-shirt. If cost is a barrier, please email: volunteer@lagunafoundation.org. Upon completion of the training course, a minimum commitment of 3 volunteer hours each month is requested. Laguna Guides volunteer year-round, primarily on evenings and weekends. Guides are part of the Laguna Education Team which includes fun opportunities for continuing education, special outings, and social events with fellow education volunteers.
Pre-registration is requested by September 1 so training supplies can be prepared in advance.


volunteer handbook

For more information, contact Maggie Hart, Outreach Manager
(707) 527-9277 xt. 100 or by email at MaggieHart@LagunaFoundation.org

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