There are many benefits for becoming engaged in the local environmental community. It is your community and you will reap the benefits of your efforts. You will make valuable professional contacts. You can develop new professional skills that will help you in the job market. It is fun!
The Office of Student Activities also maintains a list of volunteer opportunities. Check it out
Parks and People Foundation
Various activities throughout the year need volunteers.
For information about activiites, go to http://www.parksandpeople.org/events/calendar/ and enter 'volunteer' under 'show all' and the month of interest and details will appear