Training - New Volunteer Orientation

Turn your passion into purpose by joining the Live Green in Plano (LGIP) Volunteer Program supporting the City of Plano's Sustainability & Environmental Education Division. Get involved and make a difference through engaging, educational and exciting volunteer opportunities related to the environment. Plus, meet like-minded volunteers who share the same passion for a sustainable community like you!

Join the LGIP Volunteer Program by attending the required one-time new volunteer orientation. After attending orientation you will be able to participate in LGIP volunteer opportunities offered year-round.

In the one-time orientation you will learn about the Sustainability & Environmental Education Division, how LGIP Volunteers make a difference in the community, as well as volunteer opportunities available. The minimum age to join the LGIP Volunteer Program is 13.


The LGIP Volunteer Program offers ongoing opportunities that include: 

  • Monthly garden workdays (including the Plano Community Garden)
  • Plot adoption at the Plano Community Garden
  • Special event assistance
  • Litter cleanups
  • Storm drain labeling
  • Training and enrichment opportunities
  • Community outreach, and more! 

Volunteering during a COVID-19 environment:

  • Volunteer orientation is being held virtually.
  • Volunteers are required to wear a mask while volunteering.
  • Completion of the COVID-19 volunteer directive is required to participate in volunteer opportunities offered by Live Green in Plano.
  • In-person volunteer opportunities are being reintroduced as they become available. Currently, limited in-person volunteer opportunities are being offered.

Become a Live Green in Plano Volunteer:

1. Sign up for the virtual orientation by clicking the "fill in an application" button to create your volunteer account.

2.  Sign up for only ONE orientation date.

3. Attend the virtual orientation and start volunteering!

Looking for a few service hours for school, a club or organization? Not yet 13 years old? One-time volunteer opportunities not requiring an orientation are available. Please click here to inquire about one-time opportunities.

*Court-ordered community service hours are not offered through the Live Green in Plano Volunteer Program. Please click here to inquire about court-ordered community service opportunities.

Thank you!

No additional orientation dates will be added for the year.

Qualifications Required

  • Age Category Must be at least 13 years old

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule

Date Start Time End Time
Thursday, May 06, 2021 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Thursday, June 03, 2021 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
Thursday, June 17, 2021 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Thursday, August 05, 2021 6:30 PM 7:30 PM