Volunteer with EarthTeam

EarthTeam has a small, committed staff and we’re seeking volunteers to play a key role in helping us provide active and engaging environmental education experiences that inspire East Bay youth to become environmental stewards and leaders in their local communities.

If you're interested in volunteering, please send an email to info@earthteam.net

Volunteer Spotlight

Eva Piroth

Albany High School


Eva is a Junior at Albany High starting her first internship at Earth Team. Eva first became interested in the environment after a trip with Outward Bound Costa Rica. On the trip she learned about rainforest ecosystems and preservation efforts, while on trek through the rainforest.  At Albany High students in Environmental Science are encouraged to find an organization or business to intern with and are given time during school each Friday to go work and learn at their internship location. While helping in Earth Team’s office, she is able to learn about and help with Earth Team’s projects, and loves doing field work, such as the Coastal Clean Up

Little Known Fact: Eva is a wrestler for Albany High School, and is currently practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Alex Arriola

Oakland Technical Highschool


I joined up with Earth Team because I feel as if we can make a difference. In Earth Team we will be reaching out away from school and into the real world. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to go to all of the meetings due to baseball.

Fun Fact: One interesting fact about me is that I play baseball!

Abigail Gamble

Oakland Technical High School


My name is Abby. I joined Earth Team last year because I love nature and I wanted to protect our environment. I enjoyed it so much last year that I joined again! This year I’m excited to continue our projects, go into nature, and go on the camping trips. 

Fun Fact: I love art and swimming.

Elly Su

San Lorenzo High School


My name is Elly! I am currently a junior at San Lorenzo High School. I am generally an awkward person, even when I am with close friends, but after awhile I become more comfortable and start to show my true colors. I identify as a unicorn, so I apologize if my glitter gets into your clothes! My interests are anime, Kpop, fashion, sewing, reading, and being with nature. I’m the kind of person who is always outside doing something, like hanging out with friends or running errands.

Akiyah Jones

San Lorenzo High School


Hi! I’m Akiyah. I’m 16 years old and I’m a junior at San Lorenzo High School. I hope to one day be a fashion designer and make a line of environmental clothes.

Sabrina Lozano

Antioch High School


Hi, I’m Sabrina! This is my first year of being an Earth Team intern. I’m a senior at Antioch High School. I joined Earth Team because I want to help the environment and I want to meet new people. 

Fun Fact: I want to become a geologist.

Emma Lubinger

Oakland Technical High School


Hi, my name is Emma and I’m a senior at Pinole Valley High School. I’m really excited to work with Earth Team because I love being outside. Earth Team is a great way for me to get out more while giving back to my community. In my free time, I love to write poetry, make short films, and hang out with friends.

Bryant Martinez

Oakland Technical High School


My name is Bryant and I am a senior. I joined earth team because I want to gain new experience and do outdoor activities. A fun fact about me is I love outside activities. I like to hike, watch anime, play sports, and hangout with friends.

Guadalupe Miranda

Richmond High School


My name is Guadalupe and I am a junior. I joined Earth team because I care about my community and the environment. I also do it because I want to do something after school and go out in adventures. I also like drawing and I like to go hiking. I was born on Mexico and I am the oldest of two. I also want to learn experience on going camping.

Nayla Latic

Oakland Technical High School


My name is Nayla and I’m an 11th grader at San Lorenzo High School. I like Earth Team because it educates you about many things that impact your community and teaches you skills that you can use to help your community as well. Although you do work hard, there are many fun events and experiences that you will remember forever

Michael Chatham

Antioch High School


Hi, my name is Michael, I’m a Junior. It is my second year as an intern and I am excited for the extended trips that we will be taking this year. I joined this year to help with the environment around me.

Allison Lopez

Richmond High School


My name is Allison, I am a sophomore. I joined earth team because I started realizing that there was a lot of trash in my community and I felt disgusted so I decided to do something about it. A fun fact is that i love animals doesn’t matter if they are ugly or creepy they are all the same.

Jennifer Valdez

Oakland Technical High School


My name is Jennifer and I am a 12th grader at Oakland Tech. My interests are very random. I like animals, nature and the outdoors, but also like the indoors, watching anime and reading Manga. This program will be interesting because I enjoy doing something to help the environment. I have been connected with the environment all of middle school and wanted to continue my interests again.                                                                                            
Fun Fact: A fun fact is that I like potatoes.

Kazandra Contreras

Oakland Technical High School


Hi my name is Kazandra, I’m a senior at Pinole Valley High School. I’m really excited to be a part of Earth Team this year because I really want to learn about ways I can help my planet. I’m also ecstatic about meeting others and working with them. One fun fact about me is that I love the ocean.