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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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May 30, 9:00 – 11:30 AM | Turkey Creek Litter Cleanup

Be part of the solution to creek pollution!  We’ll meet at Champion Windows in Lenexa KS for education and training, and learn about how litter affects our local, regional and global watershed.   Then we will break off into groups and clean up litter near Turkey Creek.  We will provide all supplies.  All volunteers must register […]

May 30, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Metro North Community Recycling Center

Get some fresh spring air and help your community by volunteering this Saturday at the Metro North  Community Recycling Center, 9am – 1pm.    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 […]

June 11, 9:00 – 11:30 AM | Lenexa Creek Litter Pickup

Be part of the solution to creek pollution!  We’ll meet in Lenexa, KS (exact location TBD) for education and training, and learn about how litter affects our local, regional and global watershed.   Then we will break off into groups and clean up litter near our local watershed near College and Pflumm.  We will provide all […]

June 19, 20 or 21 | Recycling Station Monitors – Boulevardia Beer, Music and Food Festival

Volunteer as a Recycling Monitor at the Boulevardia Beer, Food and Music Festival in the West Bottoms of Kansas City, Missouri! This volunteer gig is a load of fun (great perks!) and part of the overall sustainability plan we are implementing with Boulevardia. Volunteers will monitor recycling/compost/landfill bins and tell attendees which bin their waste […]

June 20 or 21 | Outreach Table – Boulevardia Beer, Music and Food Festival

Volunteer to staff our outreach table in Greenville at Boulevardia’s Beer, Music, and Food Festival.  Duties:  Provide outreach by talking with the public about BTG’s programs, and play games (Fishing For Litter and Spin the Green Wheel).  *Required: previous experience volunteering with any of BTG’s programs or staffing the BTG outreach table. See below for […]

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.   […]

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 […]

Ongoing | Office Volunteer

Share your office skills with us in our casual, eclectic and busy office located in a historic building in the West Bottoms!  We are looking for a committed volunteer to assist our staff on an ongoing basis and able to commit 2 – 3 hours one day a week.  You’ll help with a variety of […]