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: The effect of mowing and hand removal on the regrowth rate of Himalayan blackberry (Rubus armeniacus) by Jane Chow

Were you ever pricked by the thorns of Himalayan blackberries? I have and multiple times! Himalayan blackberry (Rubus armeniacus) is an introduced and invasive species in the Pacific Northwest. It’s…

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Community Voice

Who you gonna call? Broombusters! Volunteers take on invasive Scotch broom

By Joanne Sales (Broombusters) and Fiona McDonald | September 15, 2022 Scotch broom is an escaped garden plant, hailing from the Mediterranean. It has expanded in ecosystems across British Columbia…

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Community Voice

Volunteer Spotlight: Casey Marsh

September 2nd, 2022 Can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you experience the nature around you? My name is Casey and I am from Victoria. I am…

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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.