Over Greenbelt Alliance’s 60-year history, we have stewarded this region’s beautiful natural landscapes while promoting the growth needed for thriving communities for generations to come. As a result, today, almost 3.3 million acres of the Bay Area’s nine counties are protected open spaces. Now, the Bay Area’s people, cities, and lands need critical help as our climate dramatically changes. Join our team to help us realize a climate-resilient region.
Greenbelt Alliance welcomes volunteer interns for a variety of positions. All volunteer internships are unpaid. To apply for a volunteer internship with Greenbelt Alliance, please follow the application instructions provided in the position description.
Just as Greenbelt Alliance works to create a better Bay Area, we also strive to better ourselves as an organization. To guide that continued improvement, our staff and Board of Directors have identified and adopted the following values. They reflect who we are as an organization, what we foster in our team members, and the internal standard we use to measure our work.
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California is more at risk of flooding than previously thought. More than 655,000 additional properties in California currently not identified by federal mapping face a substantial risk of flooding over the next 30 years, bringing the total across the state to 1,150,800. Properties facing any risk of flooding by 2050? The total number rises to over
Tassajara Parks is a proposed 125 single-family home development outside of the Urban Limit Line (ULL)—the boundary that marks the outer limit beyond which urban development will not be allowed —in the Tassajara Valley area of unincorporated Contra Costa County. Contra Costa County will have to amend its General Plan to allow for this development
Listening to the first episode of Michelle Obama’s new podcast, what struck me was a simple yet profound reflection: together, we are better. When everyone looks out for one another, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts and no one has to feel completely alone. When I think about our work ahead