Join the Alliance as a Volunteer!

Help out at a Project Clean Stream cleanup site, collect local water quality samples, organize the planting of native trees in your community, — as an Alliance volunteer you are our most important resource helping us to fulfill of our mission to heal the Chesapeake.

Volunteering is a great way to take action and get involved in the Alliance’s critical work to restore and protect the Bay and its watershed lands, creeks, rivers and streams.  Our volunteers are at the heart and soul of our mission to lead and inspire those who live and work throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed to become true environmental stewards.

Volunteer Opportunities

Trees For Sacred Places

The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is partnering with the Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake to encourage houses of worship to plant trees on their property. This ambitious program offers houses of worship educational workshops… more

Riparian Rangers

Are you interested in becoming more involved in your local community? We are seeking new volunteers to join our Riparian Rangers crew in Pennsylvania!…more

Project Clean Stream

Project Clean Stream focuses on a larger message of the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed. As we seek more volunteers and sites in all stretches of the watershed, we are promoting and reinforcing the direct relationship between cleaner… more

Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative

Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative works with diverse partners to collect and share new and existing water quality data. Through this collaboration, we aim to develop a comprehensive understanding of Chesapeake Bay Watershed… more


The Alliance’s Citizen Water Quality Monitoring Program is a regional network of 50 trained volunteers who perform weekly water quality tests that help track the condition of waters flowing toward the Chesapeake Bay. Some have worked… more