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USGBC offers a variety of volunteer opportunities to use your skills, meet new people, and be part of advancing our mission globally, regionally, and locally. Our USGBC Volunteer Manual covers company policies and procedures for volunteers. Contact us for more information about getting involved. Already a volunteer? Sign the Volunteer Acknowledgement form.


United States

U.S. local communities

Individual members support the green building movement in their local communities across the U.S. Each community is guided by the volunteer Market Leadership Advisory Board, and volunteers are engaged through the following initiatives:

  • Programs and events: Supports the local community calendar of events including regular programs, Women in Green, leadership celebrations, and other signature events.
  • Leadership awards and recognition: Recognize local leadership through awards that celebrate people, partners, and projects.
  • Outreach and engagement: Expand our reach to reach new and targeted audiences through local partnerships and outreach opportunities.
  • LEED advancement: Support understanding and stimulate use of LEED in the local market.
  • Membership: Membership Ambassadors recruit, welcome and engage members within the local community.
  • Sponsorship: Helps identify, introduce, and nurture relationships with sponsors who support local community activities.

Want to get involved locally? Let us know your interests and we will connect you to leaders and opportunities in your community. Volunteer activities in each local community are unique so may differ slightly from what is presented above. Local staff in the region will help find opportunities that match your interests based on your expression of interest.

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