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Facilities Team, Laguna Environmental Center

    Are you a handy man or woman interested in sharing your skills with your local community? Help us maintain and improve the infrastructure at the Laguna Environmental Center on historic Stone Farm! Volunteers assist in small to large projects, depending on skill set. Tasks may include carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and general building maintenance. Share your expertise or learn new skills by getting involved today! For more details, please call Maggie Hart, (707) 527-9277 x100 or email: maggiehart@lagunafoundation.org

Help needed at Amarosa Academy’s Career Day

Help out with Career Day at Santa Rosa’s Amarosa Academy. The event will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on May 5. Students will take part in activities at six different stations, intended to prepare them for the workplace. Contact Elisandra at esanchez@volunteernow.org or 573-3360.

Take part in Earth Day events

Care for the local environment. The Business Environmental Challenge, started by Keysight Technologies, seeks more business partners to pitch in on Earth Day. Events will be held throughout the week from April 22-29. Contact Lauren at 890-8885 or lbistodeau@volunteernow.org.

Volunteers needed at Amgen Tour races

The Amgen Tour of California bike race returns to Santa Rosa on May 21. About 500 volunteers, including course marshals, are needed to make the event a success. It includes both women and men’s races and the Luther Burbank Rose Parade. Visit TourROSA.com/volunteer.

Help sustain vitality of Pepperwood Preserve

Pepperwood Preserve seeks volunteers to assist with invasive species removal from 9 a.m. to noon every Wednesday. Learn about management tools while lending a hand to the vitality of the preserve. Volunteers should meet at the red barn at the preserve. RSVP in advance to Celeste Dodge at cdodge@pepperwoodpreserve.org.