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Possible Volunteer Activities

Volunteer Application

Individuals:

  • Prep student rock and fossil bags for educational programs (many needed)
  • Clean and sanitize children’s life vests (monthly-spring and summer months only)
  • Help plant materials (seasonal) and Weed and dead-head dead flowers (weekly/bi-weekly)
  • Help remove cat tails from wetland (requires tall waders)
  • Help move school field trip groups from station to station. (2-3 hours-M-F mornings)
  • Fill Bird Feeders (needed daily)

Weekenders: Requires training and long term commitment.

  • Greeter
  • Trail walker/answer questions and direct people
  • Help run the Nature Training Post
  • Answering phone and assisting visitors with questions and directions (summer months only)
  • Nature/Special Program Guides

Big Groups:

  • Trash collection along trails (monthly)
  • Invasive Plant pulls through the Invasive Plant Education and Removal Program

Small Groups:

  • Prep student rock and fossil bags for educational programs (many needed)
  • Clean and sanitize children’s life vests (monthly-spring and summer months only)
  • Help plant materials (seasonal) and Weed and dead-head flower dead (weekly/bi-weekly)
  • Fill Bird Feeders (needed daily)

Specialized Trades:

  • Electrician
  • Plumbing
  • Painting
  • Birding (capable of leading a bird watching hike)
  • Knowledge of 1930’s furniture and fashion
  • Photography
  • Creative and Journalistic Writing

Special Projects:

  • Carpentry, shovel work, materials prep, trail construction
  • Help remove debris from the cave (requires getting WET, requires certain conditions)
  • Special Events, such as Great American Campout and Earth Day (help with parking, greeting visitors, serving, driving a golf cart, tidying, ect…)
  • Scrapbooking

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Annie Holt at 270-393-0077.

Volunteer Application