Get Involved Today

Where you are new to permaculture, a concerned citizen or an experienced community organizer, there are lots of ways to get involved with the NorCal Network.

New to community resilience or permaculture? Take action! 

Interested in learning what this movement is all about but don’t have much time to volunteer? You can support building local self-resilience by either volunteering directly with the Network or with one of our collaborating organizations – or both! You can either use your professional skills to support grassroots organizing, or get your hands dirty through a work party.

Support our Collaborators: Check out some of the opportunities through our Collaborators on the X-Pollinators website (click on “action opportunity” through through the organization listings),

Volunteer with the Network: The Network is on the search for passionate individuals to help support our work.Please fill out the application below if you are interested in volunteering; we have opportunities from a few hours per month to internships requiring up to 10 hours per week of commitment, from administrative support to writers and photographers.

For Community Groups and Businesses: Join our Circle of Collaborators 

Consider joining our Circle of Collaborators, groups or businesses committed to broadening our movement and building solidarity with each other through connections and collaborations.

You may also simply submit the name of your group on the X-Pollinators community platform.

For Community Service Groups: Contact us about meaningful projects

Is your group or business looking for opportunities to support grassroots organizations who are building resilient communities? We can help find the perfect opportunity for you, through opportunities offered with our Circle of Collaborators. From planting trees to sowing seeds with community gardens, we have helped match Girl Scout troops, corporations and other community service groups with meaningful opportunities with groups who don’t always have the resources to promote their opportunities. We offer a free 1/2 hour consultation; please contact our Strategic Partnerships Manager Susan Silber for more information (susan”at”

Read here for stories about projects and groups with have worked with.

For seasoned Citizen Activists and Community Organizers: Plan a project!

Want to get started right away in organizing a home or neighborhood project? Go for it! Learn about successful projects here, and contact Network staff if you need support in organizing it.

If  are part of a b’nai mitzvah, Eagle Scout, school group or other community group and would like more extensive support in organizing your own project please contact Susan: susan”at” We will be starting to offer bi-weekly support calls for organizers starting in April.


Please consider supporting the movement to build healthy, vibrant sustainable communities! You may donate here.