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Environmentally-Focused Community Service Ideas

Moses Dixon | Worcester, MA

By Moses DixonPublished 2 years ago 3 min read

Do you have a passion for the environment? Are you looking for ways to give back to your community? If so, you should consider participating in one of many environmentally-focused community service projects. Here are some ideas for environmentally-focused community service projects that you can do:

Volunteer with A Cleanup

Many organizations host regular cleanups of local parks, beaches, or other areas. You can volunteer your time to help with these cleanups. This is a great way to help make your community cleaner and more beautiful.

Plant Trees or Flowers

Many communities have tree-planting initiatives. You can volunteer to help plant trees or flowers in your community. This is a great way to help improve the environment and make your community more beautiful.


One of the best ways to help the environment is to recycle. You can volunteer at a local recycling center or even start your recycling program in your community. This is a great way to help reduce waste and help the environment.

Protect Public Lands

You can also help protect public lands by volunteering with organizations that work to preserve them. This could involve hiking, camping, or even working on trail maintenance projects. If you’re into getting your hands dirty and really getting involved, this could be the perfect opportunity to do so.

Participate in Research

Participate in environmental research projects for an educational volunteer experience. This could involve collecting data, conducting experiments, or helping to analyze data. Not only are you helping the environment, you’ll be learning more about it and finding ways to spread that knowledge to others.

Help Out with Wildlife

Volunteer at a local shelter or rehabilitation center to help with wildfire efforts. This is a great way to help care for animals and learn more about them. Endangered wildlife is a major issue in the country, so lending a helping hand can make a big difference

Community Garden

Help the environment by starting or volunteering at a community garden. This is a great way to grow fresh fruits and vegetables and help the environment. This can also save some money on groceries by growing your own produce

Start an Energy Conservation Program

You can also help the environment by starting an energy conservation program in your community. This is a great way to save money and help the environment.

No matter what you do, you can make a difference in your community and the environment by participating in environmentally-focused community service projects. Choose one or more of the ideas above and get started today.


A passionate interdisciplinary collaborator, Moses Dixon is a fierce community and economic development advocate living and working in Worcester, Massachusetts, as the CEO of the Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging. Recently, he graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton in New York, where he completed his Doctoral degree in community and public affairs.

Moses Dixon is building a career focused on advocating for members of his community, especially those who have been disenfranchised and marginalized. As a hopeful and upbeat person, he uses his motivation and positive attitude to locate and address issues impacting senior citizens, communities of color, and the homeless population. Above all else, Moses strives to effect positive change for those in need in his community.

Moses Dixon has also been published throughout his academic career. In 2009, he published “A Qualitative Analysis of African Americans’ Role in Preparing Future Leaders” with the National Conference on Undergraduate Research through the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse; in 2011 – along with eight other authors – he published “Youth and Young Adult Homelessness in Worcester, Massachusetts”; and in 2013, he published “A Strategic Overview of The Proposed Slots Parlor in The City of Worcester, Massachusetts Green Island Area” through Clark University.


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Moses Dixon

Living and working in Worcester, Massachusetts, Moses Dixon is the CEO of the Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging, who believes heavily in building and developing his community for the benefit of all of his neighbors.

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