Volunteer Profile: Mitch Conner


For about 20 years Mitch Conner lived near the Caltrans right-of-way property in Santa Rosa. He often thought about the best use of the land, realizing its potential to connect our community.

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Volunteer with the Southeast Greenway Campaign

Volunteer 1Volunteers are the amazing force behind the Santa Rosa Southeast Greenway. With no central office and no paid staff, the vision of a beautiful open space in the heart of Santa Rosa depends completely on individuals like you. We hope you will join our team.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers help the Santa Rosa Southeast Greenway in many ways.

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  • Share our message by staffing information tables at events
  • Speak to service clubs and civic groups
  • Network with other non-profits, community organizations and businesses
  • Provide admin services – updating our database, writing thank you notes
  • Organize and lead hikes
  • Help with community events and fundraising
  • Take photographs, make maps, and provide other visuals
  • Write for our eNews and website
  • Update our Facebook page and website
  • Design our electronic and print materials
  • Help prepare grant applications
  • Research land uses and best practices for greenways, parks and open spaces
  • Produce short videos for our YouTube channel and website

As you can see, volunteers do everything and help in ways large and small.

Why Volunteer

Volunteer 3Volunteering is a great way to contribute, learn new skills and meet new people. Our Campaign Committee and extended family of volunteers are friendly, welcoming and supportive. Each month our volunteers are welcome to attend a general meeting to keep up to date with the campaign’s progress. When you volunteer with the Southeast Greenway Campaign, you’ll have the satisfaction of participating in an effort that will leave a lasting legacy for your family, friends and community.

How Do I Get Involved?

Fill out a brief volunteer application form  online. A Campaign member will call you to discuss your volunteer interests and arrange a follow up meeting. Don’t see anything that interests you in the list of opportunities? Let us know what you like to do and we’ll discuss the possibilities.