Become a Volunteer

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We exist because of volunteers

We need you

Help us promote the professional practice of arboriculture

Join your fellow tree huggers as we actively participate to foster a greater worldwide awareness of the benefits of trees. We all love trees and we have fun in all we do.

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Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to get involved and support the WAA. The list below does not encompass all of the possible volunteer opportunities that the WAA has to offer, but it is a great start to see where you may be interested in helping.

  • Program Committee

    • Exhibitor recruitment and organization.
    • Various roles before, during, and after conferences including registration and moderating the sessions.
    • Assist with program brochure development.
    • Assist with program content (deciding on topics and finding speakers).

  • Publicity Committee

    • Day of Service – volunteer your talents or equipment for a work day.
    • Promote the WAA at public events (garden shows, climbing demonstrations, other industry conferences).
    • Assist with program brochure development.
    • Media connection – work with local media to promote WAA.

  • Tree Climbing Competition

    • Event judges and timers.
    • Registration and gear check-in.
    • Sponsorship recruitment.

  • Certification Committee

    • Study group – help facilitate study group classes.
    • Become an ISA exam proctor.

  • Editorial Committee

    • Website, social media and annual conference app - assist with editing and posting new messages. 
    • Newsletter – contribute to The Wisconsin Arborist by helping to edit, suggest topics, write and procure articles.
    • Photography – gather and take photos at the various events to add to newsletter and website.

  • Membership Committee

    • Assist in strengthening the value of a WAA membership.

  • Safety Committee

    • Safety workshops and events.
    • Promote a culture of safety.