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Volunteer Opportunities

How We Saved Our Neighborhood from a Wildfire

With the CZU Lightning Complex fire bearing down on them, a rogue group of citizens banded together to stay and defend their homes in the mountains above Santa Cruz, California. Here's how they fought the fire—and won.

Read more about this Boulder Creek CZU story

We welcome volunteers of all ages, skills and physical abilities. From clearing brush to supporting events, contributing to our newsletter or community outreach we encourage you to contribute. If you are interested in volunteering please submit the form below. Here are some of the skills we need:

Brush Clearance

Removal and processing of brush to create defensible zones and shaded fuel breaks.

Business Relations

Work with local businesses for sponsorships, wildfire education and event participation.

Event Support

Support our local events including venue setup, guest checkin, food and beverage services, audio visual, music, etc.

Graphic Design

Create logos and graphics to enhance our website, social media, signs, posters, merchandise and event banners.

Home Advisor

Learn about improving home wildfire resilience and safety. Use your training to provide onsite recommendations to your neighbors.

Photography & Video

Show the community your creative side with beautiful photos of our forest. Capture our projects and collect resident testimonals on video. 

Social Media

Assist with our website, newsletter content, Instagram and Facebook.

Volunteer with Us

How would you like to help?

Thanks for applying to volunteer with us!We'll get back to you soon.

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