Volunteer with us!

Volunteers are vital to Harpeth Conservancy’s work in policy and advocacy, science and restoration, and community engagement. Sign up for one of our volunteer opportunities below! For more info or questions, contact Marie at mariecampbell@harpethriver.org.

Please note: Harpeth Conservancy is transitioning to POINT App to post, promote, and manage all volunteer offerings for individuals and groups. We appreciate your patience as we transition to a platform that allows the type of volunteer engagement, experience, and impact tracking that best suits our incredible volunteer community!

Current Volunteer Opportunities

On-Going Volunteer Opportunities

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Citizen Water Quality Monitoring

Help us track levels of E. Coli in highly recreated waterways in the greater Nashville area to develop our predictive modeling software that will be able to advise when the water is safe for public use. Water quality monitoring season is May-September. Stay tuned for ways to get involved in 2023.

River Clean Ups

Whether walking your local greenway or canoeing your favorite section of river, actively removing unwanted debris helps create healthier waterways in Tennessee. Stay tuned for ways to get involved in 2023.

Invasive Plant Removal &
Tree Planting

Join us in the winter months to remove invasive plants and plant native seedlings along the riparian buffers of creeks and rivers. See above for opportunities to volunteer in January, February, and March 2023.

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Outreach Team

Interested in helping Harpeth Conservancy spread awareness about our mission and mobilize action? Join our Outreach Team! Stay tuned for ways to get involved in 2023.

Office Volunteers


Join us in the office to assist with event planning, mailings, database management, and more! Stay tuned for ways to get involved in 2023.

HCA River Cleanup Group

Corporate Team Opportunities

Break out of the office and make a difference for our rivers with your coworkers! For more information about corporate volunteer opportunities, contact Marie at mariecampbell@harpethriver.org.

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Water Reporter

Download Water Reporter today and join our online community of citizen scientists that help report issues along our waterways. For more information about water quality monitoring, contact Ryan at ryanjackwood@harpethriver.org.