Organizations and Websites with Volunteer Opportunities
There are MANY opportunities to volunteer. They are educational, they build your resume, they show that you are self-motivated, and networking can land you a great job. Many of them can be turned into a for-credit internship.
State Parks and Other Public Areas
All parks can use volunteers for invasive species control, trail maintenance, and special events. Serve, learn and network. Learn more.
Do you want to work for the DNR or National Wildlife Refuge system? Volunteer, learn and network. Learn more.
Wisconsin has a lot of great Nature Centers that sponsor a variety of conservation and educational activities. And they love having volunteers. Learn more.
Other Nature Organizations
Nature conservancies, land trusts, native plant societies -- they all can use your help and they can give you valuable experience. Learn more.
Gain experience in advocating for environmental policies, hone your skills and network by volunteering with advocacy organizations. Learn more.
Websites with Volunteer Opportunities
- Volunteer Match: Wisconsin Environmental Opportunities
An updated listing of opportunities to volunteer in Wisconsin.
- Apprentice Ecologist Initiative
This initiative has engaged tens of thousands of young volunteers from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects since 1999.
America’s Natural and Cultural Resources Volunteer Portal
- Reeve Union Volunteerism
Reeve Union at UW Oshkosh offers students a lot of opportunities for volunteering.