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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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April 4, flexible shifts | Metro North Recycling Center

Students! Do you need service learning hours?  Volunteer at the Metro North  Community Recycling Center Saturday, April 4!   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.  All volunteers must register in […]

April 22, 8:45 AM – 1:15 PM | Recycling Event Volunteers

In celebration of Earth Day, Keep Kansas City Beautiful and Sprint Center are hosting an electronics recycling and paper shredding event at Sprint Center, located at 1407 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64106.  Volunteers will help greet patrons, direct traffic, distribute literature, and unload materials from vehicles. All volunteers must register in advance by contacting […]

April 22, 9:00 AM – Noon | Earth Day Tree Planting

Volunteer to help Heartland Tree Alliance, in partnership with the City of Kansas City, MO, to plant street trees in the Westside neighborhood along Southwest Boulevard. No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and equipment will be provided. All volunteers must register online in advance by clicking here. Questions: contact Noelle Morris at 816-561-1061 […]

April 25, 9:00 AM – Noon | KC WildLands Ecological Restoration

Come celebrate Earth Day with Kansas City WildLands as we restore the amazing remnant ecosystem at Rocky Point Glades and its surrounding natural community.  We will be pulling and bagging invasive exotic garlic mustard and possibly cutting exotic shrub honeysuckle that threaten this incredible wild land. All volunteers must register in advance; please click here […]

May 6, 9:00 AM – Noon | Quality Hill Tree Planting

Volunteer to help Heartland Tree Alliance plant 21 street trees in the Quality Hill neighborhood, near downtown Kansas City Missouri. No prior tree planting experience is necessary. Tools and equipment will be provided. Min age: 14, with adult supervision.  All volunteers must register online in advance. Click here to sign up!  Questions: contact Noelle Morris […]

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 […]