VOLUNTEER

Volunteering at Fenner Nature Center is a great way to give back to your community, support your nature center, and make a difference!

Due to COVID-19, normal volunteer opportunities for the summer of 2020 have been suspended.

We are taking this opportunity to begin our new volunteer docent program, Trail Stewards. For more information about this program and to submit an application for the pilot program, please CLICK HERE.

If you are interested in our normal volunteer opportunities once they resume, please review the descriptions below and submit an interest form. We will contact you once these opportunities again become available.

  • Event Volunteers: The event volunteer team help make our events and festivals happen. Duties include event planning and implementation, fundraising, and set-up and take-down.
  • Board of Directors: Support the executive director in implementing policy, developing plans, attending board and committee meetings and fundraising efforts. Members come from all different backgrounds and serve as community ambassadors. Elected members serve three-year terms.
  • Event Volunteers: The event volunteer team help make our events and festivals happen. Duties include event planning and implementation, fundraising, and set-up and take-down.
  • Monarch House Volunteers: To volunteer with Fenner’s Monarch House program, participate in citizen science and contribute to the management of this critical species.
  • Stewardship Volunteers: These volunteers have a passion for conserving Fenner’s natural ecosystem and resources. Duties include eradicating invasive species, trail maintenance, repairing damaged infrastructure, maintaining native plant gardens, and cleaning litter.
  • Explore Store Volunteers: As an explore store volunteer, you will play an important role in earning revenue for the Fenner Conservancy. Also, volunteers reach out to visitors exploring the visitor center and support staff on weekends and special events.
  • Visitor Center Volunteers: Support the visitor center and contribute to the experience. Duties include greeting visitors and answering questions, assist with interpretive displays, answer phones, light cleaning, and computer related projects.

If you’re interested in supporting Fenner Nature Center by volunteering, please fill out the form below:

You may also call 517-483-4224 or email info@mynaturecenter.org if you have questions.