Volunteers play a vital role here, helping us to achieve our goals of conserving the land, connecting people to nature and inspiring environmental stewardship.
CONSERVE. CONNECT. INSPIRE.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering! We appreciate those who dedicate their time, energy and skills to our mission. Without their generosity, achieving our goals wouldn't be possible.
The benefits of being a volunteer at the Nature Center are endless. Many of our volunteers enjoy connecting with their community and knowing they are making a positive impact on the environment. Volunteering provides an opportunity to meet new people and expand your wealth of knowledge. Volunteers, 13 years of age or older, are welcome at all levels of participation. Group volunteers are also welcome but should to call to discuss current opportunities.
All volunteers are required to fill out an application, followed by an interview and background check. We strive to help you find the right volunteer placement to fit your interests and availability. The application and interview help us get to know you better and highlight possibilities that are present at a given time.
Approved volunteers active within our program are able to sign-up for upcoming opportunities by clicking on an event below. You will be asked to complete a profile with contact information in Volunteer Hub in order to directly sign-up for those opportunities. Questions can be directed to Kristina Arthur at email@example.com or by calling (216) 321-5935, ext. 237.
This volunteer will serve as the first point-of-contact for our visitors. Responsibilities include greeting guests as they arrive, assisting customers in the gift shop and various other functions. Our goal is to ensure that our guests have a positive and memorable experience when visiting us.
Love birds? Love science? This opportunity is for you! Help us record data as part of a citizen science project for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. You'll help us identify and record information on species around the Nature Center. Volunteers will work in two hour shifts and we require a four shift minimum throughout the season from November-April.