Environmental Service Sites


Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Pkway, Buffalo, NY 14211
Contact: Jodie Protas
Phone: 716-896-5200
Email: jprotas@sciencebuff.org
AboutThe Buffalo Museum of Science is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to the study and interpretation of the natural and physical sciences. Its extensive collections of over 700,000 specimens and artifacts represent all facets of the natural world with an emphasis on Western New York as well as man-made objects spanning the globe
Service Opportunities:
-Working within the galleries
-Being a greeter
-Engaging visitors
-Working in the learning and integration rooms

Community Action Organization (CAO) / The Green Entrepreneurial Center
70 Harvard Place, Buffalo, NY 14209 
Click Here for Directions   (within walking distance of Canisius campus!)
Contact: Mike Lee, Director and Horticulturist 
Phone: 716-881-5150 x4505 
Time Commitment: Days and times will vary
About: CAO helps families improve the quality of their lives and achieve self-sufficiency. They provide comprehensive services to families, children, and individuals throughout Erie County. Their mission is to provide programs and services that support the emotional and financial well-being of our community.
Service Opportunities:
-Advertising and promotional materials for CAO 
-Assistance with maintenance of greenhouses and open gardening beds 
-Composting upkeep 
-Fundraising events
-Nutritional education curriculum working with children in grades K-8
-Plant pruning and harvesting to sell to local restaurants   
-Urban farming/landscaping following all organic, chemical-free guidelines (training provided) 
-Website assistance