Memorial Day Hours: The Nature Center will be open from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Monday, May 27

Memorial Day Hours: The Nature Center will be open from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Monday, May 27

VOLUNTEER with the community Team

Help with special events, support our Visitor Services staff, or assist with administrative work by becoming a Community Team Volunteer!

Our dedicated volunteers are vital to our mission of inspiring current and future generations to care for the natural world.

As a member of the Fontenelle Forest team, every volunteer helps us achieve our vision to be a national leader in environmental stewardship and education and the region’s premier nature center.

Below are our current community volunteer opportunities. Take your first step and fill out the volunteer application at the bottom of this page to learn more!

Events Volunteer

Fontenelle Forest is seeking an enthusiastic individual who will support our Community Team in providing a welcoming experience for our Members and Guests during our special events, on a volunteer basis. Events volunteers can assist with event set up/teardown, operating stations at special events, and creating crafts or decor to elevate Fontenelle Forest’s events.

VIEW VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Good communication with Forest staff and guests of all ages and backgrounds
  • Willing and able to stand, walk, and perform minor physical labor as needed

 

Visitor Services Volunteer

Fontenelle Forest is seeking an enthusiastic individual who will support our Visitor Services Team in providing a welcoming experience and excellent customer service to all visitors on a volunteer basis. Visitor Services volunteers assist our team with greeting and orienting visitors, as well as answering visitor questions regarding our trails, Riverview Boardwalk, and the mission of the Forest.

This volunteer position requires direct contact and communication with guests. 

VIEW VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to volunteer regularly, at least weekly
  • Willing and able to stand, walk, and perform minor physical labor as needed

 

Marketing and Data Entry Volunteer

The marketing and data entry volunteer assists with projects that will improve the organization’s data integrity and marketing materials. This role is ideal for those who have a strong attention to detail and a passion for the natural world. Volunteers will have the opportunity to complete data input, assist with writing and editing content, as well as support our efforts to update and manage the Fontenelle Forest Nature Search website.

VIEW VOLUNTEER JOB DESCRIPTION

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Ability to volunteer regularly, at least monthly
  • Good communication with Forest staff 

 

Apply to Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Fontenelle Forest’s Community team. Fill out the form below and we will contact you shortly.

 

Fontenelle Forest is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit.

Make a tax deductible donation NOW

Skip to content