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Volunteer with Bridging The Gap

Join us in creating an environmentally sustainable world.

Bridging The Gap has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals, groups, families and students. Whether you have just a couple of hours or want to make an ongoing commitment, you can help protect our planet for generations to come.   We have many ways for you to get involved!  To let us know how you’d like to help, email Amy Smith, Volunteer Services Manager, at 816-561-1087.

 

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March 7, 9:00 – 1:00 pm | Metro North Community Recycling Center

Students! Do you need service learning hours?  Volunteer at the Metro North Community Recycling Center Saturday, March 7, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm!   Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard or styrofoam, assisting patrons, etc.   This is an outdoor volunteer opportunity, and other dates are also available.  […]

Ongoing, Wednesday through Saturday| Community Recycling Centers

Get some fresh air and help your community by volunteering at one of our Community Recycling Centers!  This outdoor volunteer opportunity is also great for busy students who need to complete service learning hours.  Volunteers assist the recycling center site manager with various duties, such as breaking down cardboard or styrofoam, assisting patrons, etc.   […]

March 7, 9:00 AM – Noon | Kansas City WildLands Winter Ecological Restoration Workday

February 28, 1:00-4:00 PM workday was postponed due to snow.  It is rescheduled for March 7, 9:00 AM – Noon.   Long johns and loppers! Volunteers will cut and treat invasive woody plants from beautiful, natural communities in the region, helping native flowers and grasses flourish again in these stunning wild areas.   Sites: Ogg […]

Ongoing, October through May | Group Ecological Restoration Workday

Please note: The following opportunity is only available to groups (guaranteed minimum of 15 volunteers) that want to set up a special workday. Volunteers will remove honeysuckle, an invasive plant, from a public land site in the metro area, helping native plants flourish. These workdays can be arranged with our Kansas City WildLands Program Manager […]