Corporate Team Building Service Projects

(Last updated: 6/15/21)

Bring your team out for a service project on Mount Sutro to discover and contribute to this one-of-a-kind open space in the heart of San Francisco. Work with our team on conservation, nursery, and trail projects to accomplish meaningful work outside of the office. Receive guidance from our staff and crew leaders for a safe and rewarding experience.

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Benefits

  • Promote team building within your organization by sharing in a service project on Mount Sutro

  • Contribute to habitat and trail improvements in the Mount Sutro Open Space, a significant resource for surrounding neighborhoods and for wildlife

  • Be recognized on the Sutro Stewards website and monthly E-Newsletter. Depending upon the level of involvement, your organization may be recognized more widely in other forums

Details

  • Schedule a 2-hour event, Monday through Saturday, for up to 30 participants (ideal size 10 - 20). Please contact us for our most up-to-date group size accommodations.

  • All necessary tools, gloves, and equipment required to accomplish the project will be provided

  • Trained staff and crew leaders will provide an orientation, safety talk, work demonstrations, and guidance throughout the event

  • A range of activities will be available for all skill and comfort levels. Activities may include propagating or transplanting plants in our on-site nursery, removing invasive weeds, planting native vegetation in habitat restoration and conservation sites, and building and maintaining our five-mile trail network

Engagement Levels

Updated: Please reach out to us at info@sutrostewards.org to see about our capacity to host your team under our updated COVID-19 protocols.

Legacy Team: Make a lasting legacy by committing to volunteer on a special project quarterly. Choose a day and time that is convenient for your team. We ask for a yearly donation of $1,800 to support your projects. As a Legacy Team, your company will be featured on the Sutro Stewards website with a logo and profile, and you will be recognized on our social media platforms and in our monthly e-newsletter.

Sustaining Supporter: Sustain stewardship efforts by volunteering two times a year. Choose a day and time that is convenient for your team. We ask for a donation of $1000 per year or $20 per person to support your projects. As a Sustaining Supporter, your company will be featured on the Sutro Stewards website, you will be recognized on our social media platforms and in our monthly e-newsletter.

Steward: Join us on a regularly scheduled volunteer event for a one-time project. Wednesdays 9:30 AM -11:30 AM (At-risk volunteers only) or Thursdays 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM. Or join us for our virtual opportunity, Nature in your Neighborhood, every second Saturday of the month at 10:00 AM. Suggested donation of $20 per person. (Project fee can be waived for groups of 15 or fewer.) As a donating Steward, your company will be listed on our website, and you will be recognized on our social media platforms and in our monthly e-newsletter.

Donor: Don’t have time to come out for a volunteer project? Make a donation to support stewardship and educational efforts on Mount Sutro, or consider donating through your workplace giving program. Donors will be recognized on our website.

Volunteer on Mt. Sutro with Sutro Stewards with your office team

Sutro Stewards is a project of the San Francisco Parks Alliance, a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible. You may request a fee waiver if your organization is a non-profit or otherwise unable to contribute to event costs.

Cancellation Policy
We ask that groups follow through with their commitment for the day, time, and the number of volunteers. Please communicate any changes as soon as possible. In the event that you must cancel or reschedule your project, please provide a three-week minimum notice.

Schedule Your Project Today!
Sign up by filling out a short questionnaire, or email info@sutrostewards.org to schedule a project. Please indicate your group size as well as your date and time preferences.

Thank you to our 2021 Participants!

Braze, Dolby, Metrus Energy, Rotary Club of San Francisco

Thank you to our 2020 Participants!

Accenture, Cisco, Hire-Ability, Red Cross, Rotary Club of San Francisco, University of Rhode Island, We Care Club

Thank you to our 2019 Participants!

Alibaba, Rotary Club of San Francisco, The North Face, Carbon, SF Produce, Bentall Kennedy, UCSF, Gap, Salesforce, Redwood City Design and Technical High School, Liftoff, Ultragenyx, Wells Fargo, Google, PMI, IG design, ITA Group, Cornerstone Academy, Cisco Meraki, Vungle, Yosemite Conservancy, REI, AirBNB, Living Arroyos, Plaid

Thank you to our 2018 Participants!

Airbnb, Bentall Kennedy, Boulder Associates, Burson-Marstellar, Cain Brothers, Cruise Automation, Fetch, Google, Rotary Club of San Francisco, Salesforce, Team RWB, UCSF, Zipcar, Pamakid Runners, Community Housing Partnership, Bridgemen, ITA, GAP, Box Group, Praetorian Digital, Ketchum, Banana Republic, 3DR, StepStone Real Estate.

Thank you to our 2017 Participants!

Akamai, Banana Republic, Boulder Associates, Coyuchi, Docusign, EPA, Facebook, FDIC, Fetch, FICO, First Republic Bank, Forbes,

InterContinental, Merritt Group, Pandora, Particle, Riverside Company, Ruaxa, Ruby, Salesforce, St. John’s Armenian Church, Stanford, UCSF, USF, Walmart, Wells Fargo