Community Science
Youth Team

Get your hands dirty with fieldwork, engage in skill-building workshops, and gain community service experience.

Volunteer with us!

Join like-minded young adults to plan and carry out real-world activities. Support our goal to support healthy habitats and communities, keeping them free of invasive species.

Already a volunteer? Submit your hours.

Grow with us!

  • Practical, hands-on work experience
  • Training in habitat restoration, invasive plant management, leadership, public engagement and more
  • A safe and inclusive space to feel welcome, supported, and valued
  • Volunteer/service hours
  • Professional references

Your Volunteer Journey

OnBoard!

Meet one-on-one with your ISCBC Facilitator and discover how your goals, passions and interests can be matched with our diverse range of community service opportunities.

Meet Your Team!

Connect with your fellow ISCBC volunteers either in-person at local volunteer events or virtually at our ongoing volunteer meetings.

Take Action!

With support and guidance from your Facilitator, start making a difference by engaging in real-world projects and activities that are meaningful to you, your community and the environment. If you need help getting started, check out “How To Take Action”.

Build Knowledge!

In addition to gaining hands on, practical experience through project work, don’t forget to take part in our free webinars, courses and workshops to receive training in habitat restoration, invasive plant management, leadership and more!

Celebrate!

Capture memorable photos, write blog posts, or find other creative ways to celebrate the work that you’re doing to protect BC’s natural landscapes for future generations to come.

Volunteer Stats

103 community sites enhanced, 192 events hosted, 443 bags of weeds pulled, 437 volunteers making a difference, 24243 hours volunteered, 1 stuffed Minions™ toy rescued, 3 abandoned shopping carts returned

GREAT VOLUNTEER PROJECTS

Youth from across the province are making a difference in their communities. Explore ongoing projects and join us today!

How to take action

Ready to make a difference in your local environment and community? Check out these ideas to get you started.

Volunteer News & Events

Community Voice

Volunteer Voice: Insect Ambassadors Buzz About Their Summer with ISCBC

As winter approaches and we think back to our action-packed summer days, we are reflecting on the impressive work our Science Team accomplished in the field this year! Our Insect…

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Community Voice

Field-based Workshop targets Yellow flag iris

November 25, 2022 In August 2022, ISCBC volunteers went to the Scout Island Marsh in Williams Lake to weed out Yellow flag iris (Iris pseudacorus), an invasive aquatic plant that…

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Community Voice

Sampling in the Cariboo nets no Invasive Mussels

November 25, 2022 ISCBC was joined by 100 Mile House youth, and ISCBC volunteer, Junaya Nielsen, for last month’s round of invasive mussel sampling in the Cariboo. Nielsen joined sampling…

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Healthy Habitat Youth Heroes is funded by Canada Service Corps, a national movement that empowers youth aged 15–30 to gain experience and build important skills while giving back to their community. Learn more at Canada.ca/CanadaServiceCorps.