Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to make a difference in the lives of plants, animals, and people, you are warmly invited to participate in our volunteer opportunities. There’s something for everyone; come once or as often as your schedule allows. Pre-registration is required. Call (562) 570-1745.

Spaces in each program are limited and volunteers must call to register in advance. No walk-ups will be allowed. To register call (562) 570-1745.

1st Saturday Stewards

Help us maintain the beauty of the Nature Center by cleaning the stream, pulling weeds, clearing the trails, or spreading mulch. Children or youth under 18 must bring an adult. Wear sturdy shoes. Rain cancels. 10 A.M. – 12 P.M.

3rd Saturday Wetland Warrior Cleanup

Only 5% of California’s once vast coastal wetlands remain today.  Join our Weekend Wetland Warrior team and help protect the critical habitat at Jack Dunster Marine Biological Reserve.  Two hours of time can save wildlife.  Wear sturdy shoes.  Rain cancels. 
10 A.M. – 12 P.M.  Meet at 5750 Boathouse Lane. Park and meet outside of the rowing center.
*Note: April 15 is Earth Day Coastal Cleanup

4th Saturday El Dorado Regional Park Cleanup

Join fellow park-lovers to clean up fishing line and other debris from our beautiful park and lakes.  An hour of your time can really make a difference!  Wear sturdy shoes, bring water and wear a hat and sunscreen.  All ages welcome. Children and youth under 18 must bring an adult. 


Get directly involved in protecting our coastline!  Any individual, family, civic or non-profit organization, business, etc. is eligible to join the Adopt–A–Beach program.  We provide everything you need!

Call El Dorado Nature Center at 1(562) 570-1745 to make arrangements or for more information.