Become an EnviroLeader!

The EnviroLeaders program is available to Sonoma Valley teens between the ages of 14 to 18 and offers hands-on education in the fields of sustainable agriculture and restoration.

The EnviroLeaders program provides Sonoma Valley teens with the opportunity to gain essential job and life skills through practical environmentally focused training. There will be an emphasis on sustainable agriculture, community building and park stewardship over a semester long employment program.

EnviroLeaders are mentored by Sonoma Ecology Center educators and other professionals in the environmental field. They meet twice a week, at the Sonoma Garden Park and other sites around the Valley. EnviroLeaders are paid houly for their work too!

We’re looking for students who are good team players, have strong communication skills, are willing to learn and have an interest in working on sustainable communities and climate change. Bilingual students are encouraged to apply!

To apply, fill out this online application form and email a cover letter and your resume to, or mail them to the following address:

Tony Passantino
c/o Sonoma Ecology Center
PO Box 1486
Eldridge, CA 95431


Contact Tony Passantino at 707-996-0712 x124 or

EnviroLeaders in the News

Here are a few news articles offering more information on the EnviroLeader program:


  • Applications are closed for the Fall Enviroleaders Session. Check back for Spring Application dates!
  • Fall Program meeting times are Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:00-6:00 pm.