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Volunteer and be a part of the water solution

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is seeking new volunteers who are eager to learn and assist in our award-winning Water Education and Volunteer Program in our Office of Civic Engagement.

The water district is looking for year-round volunteers to help in areas including Recycled Water Outreach, Education Outreach, Special Community Events, and Creek Stewardship.

You can join our dynamic volunteer team and learn about water by volunteering as either a Classroom Assistant, Tour Docent or Special Events Assistant in our Water Education and Volunteer program.

要注册并设置个人资料成为志愿者,请单击下面的按钮:

VolunteerHub

How to Get Involved

  1. 填写在线志愿者应用
  2. JOIN US FOR A VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION

Upcoming Orientations:

  • Due to current health guidelines, volunteer orientations are suspended until further notice.We will notify registered volunteers via email when orientation sessions resume.

Interested volunteers attending orientation must bring a government issued ID and be prepared to provide their Social Security number for a background check.

  1. 参加志愿者培训
  • Fixed dates, provided at the orientation
  • 依赖于您分配给的志愿者类型的日期
  • Inability to attend training sessions may be a barrier to participation

我们明白,有时生活变得way and you do not have enough time to fill out anapplicationor敬请回复prior to coming to a volunteer orientation. Do not let that stop you!

您仍然可能参加我们的志愿者方向之一,以获取所需的所有信息,并填写所需的文件,刚刚出现,我们很乐意漫步您的过程!

For more information on our Water Education and Volunteer Program, please email[email protected]或致电408-630-2333。

志愿者计划机会

All volunteers will go through a training and shadowing program prior to starting their volunteer assignments. Volunteers will always be accompanied by a district staff member when completing their assignments.

  1. RECYCLED WATER OUTREACH DOCENT PROGRAM
    • Serve as a tour guide in leading public tours in an operational water treatment plant
    • Volunteers ages 18 and above
    • 承诺:每周1-2天(4每天小时数)
    • Tour times:
      • Monday through Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm*
  2. 水教育外展计划
    • Assist the District’s Education Outreach Team to deliver hands on programs to schools and groups of all ages
    • Volunteers ages 16 and above
    • Commitment:1-2 days a month (4 hours per day)
    • 程序时间:
      • Monday through Friday (occasionally Saturdays)
      • 通常,在早晨(偶尔下午)*
  3. 社区活动的水域外展
    • 区域范围的社区外展通过帮助员工摊位并回答公众的问题
    • 志愿者年龄在16岁及以上
    • Commitment: Events can vary between 4 to 8 hours a day
    • Event Times:
      • 通常是周末*
  4. 区分水岭和溪管道

*程序时间和计划可以根据志愿者的可用性灵活


我们一些志愿者的理想技能/知识/能力

  • Enjoy teaching and assisting others
  • Enjoy being on a team
  • Interest in government/public service/water/environmental stewardship
  • Willing to learn
  • 强大的书面/口头沟通
  • Bi-lingual is a plus
  • 主动

*并非所有可能适用于每个志愿者机会


For more information on our Water Education and Volunteer Program, please email[email protected]或致电408-630-2333。

To apply to become a volunteer and RSVP for an upcoming orientation, please clickhere

志愿者计划FAQ

The Santa Clara Valley Water District values volunteers in its efforts to fulfill its mission of providing safe and clean water for a healthy life, environment and economy.

我为什么要志愿?
Volunteers are an essential link to the residents of our community. Community members are encouraged to get involved and be part of the water solution. In addition, volunteering provides new skills and practical hands-on experience in water education outreach that could help boost your resume or possibly earn school credit in the fields of environmental education and community outreach. Community service hours are available to those that need hours.

志愿者做什么?
Santa Clara Valley Water District正在寻找全年志愿者,以帮助回收的水外展,教育外展和特殊社区活动等领域。作业包括我们水教教育和志愿者计划的课堂助理,旅游秘书长或特别活动。

What is the time commitment?
Generally, we ask for at least a four-hour block of time during each individual volunteer assignment, and for a minimum of 8 hours per month (not to exceedmore than 15 hours per week/60 hours per month). We ask volunteers to remain with the program for the duration of at least 3 months or longer due to staff’s time investment to train and onboard each volunteer. However, time commitments may vary according to the area in which you choose to volunteer.

What is the age requirement to volunteer?
社区成员和高中学生在16岁years old are encouraged to volunteer in any number of programs, activities, or events sponsored by the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Note that minors under 18 years old will need parent permission and signature on release forms.

我很感兴趣。作为志愿者注册的步骤是什么?
所有志愿者必须首先填写志愿者配置文件,参加志愿者导向,签署释放表格和豁免并完成后台检查。在被置于计划之前,志愿者必须参加1-2个专用培训,包括阴影。一旦所有培训完成,志愿者将被分配以协助相应的计划。

你进行背景检查吗?
是的,该区将使用第三方背景检查公司对所有志愿者进行全面背景检查,以验证身份并检查是否有针对人或财产的任何主要刑事定罪。所有志愿者必须通过背景检查,如果背景检查的结果被认为是不可接受的,则该地区保留拒绝志愿者申请人的权利。

Is there a volunteer orientation?
Yes, orientations will be held every 3rd Saturday of the month.

What if I can only volunteer in the mornings or afternoon?
Schedules are somewhat flexible as we have programs that run mornings, afternoons or weekends. We ask for at least a four-hour block of time during each volunteer assignment.

我可以与Santa Clara Valley Partrict区履行社区服务时间吗?
是的,圣克拉拉谷水区可以签署社区服务时间和表格。

How do I choose which volunteer opportunity is right for me?
完成申请流程后,我们的志愿者协调员将与您联系以讨论志愿者机会,您将决定一场比赛。请考虑您有兴趣奉献的时间,您的技能和才能,您愿意志愿者和您的日程安排。

Can I receive school credit?
Yes, staff can sign off on your school forms if your educational institution agrees to accept and approve your volunteer experience for school credit.

Can I receive a letter of verification for my volunteer hours?
是的,我们可以根据要求提供一封信。

Are there volunteer opportunities for groups (e.g., church group, organization, girl/boy scouts)?
鼓励团体考虑我们的采用A-Creek计划和Creek Clean Ups,以获得最佳团体志愿者体验。

Will I be paid for volunteering?
不,所有志愿者都没有被缴纳,因为志愿者任务是自愿的,没有赔偿类型。但是,预计注册该计划的志愿者将在他们可以的范围内履行志愿者承诺。没有出现或满足基本准则要求的志愿者可以随时从该计划中终止。随着职位开放,志愿者总是欢迎申请报酬实习或职位开放。

你有任何报酬的实习机会吗?
Yes, depending on if there are openings. Internship opportunitiesare open to students enrolled in an accredited community college, university or college undergrad (Junior and Senior) or graduate program, and must be enrolled in at least 6 units. Volunteers are welcome to apply to internships as they open up.

For more information on our Water Education and Volunteer Program, please email[email protected]或致电408-630-2333。

有关我们的水教和志愿者计划电子邮件的更多信息[email protected]或致电408-630-2333。