Volunteers play an important role at the Nature Park assisting with educational programs, special events and park operations. Volunteer birdwatchers and botanists add to bio-inventory databases. For more Nature Park volunteering opportunities, check out the Volunteer Richmond website.
Weekend volunteers assist with maintenance and park conservation projects which often include the cutting and removal of invasive shrubs and application of bark mulch to wet or uneven areas.
Weekend volunteers may also assist with programs and special events such as Slugfest or Wild Things.
Wildlife Garden Volunteers
Volunteers are involved in the development, planting and maintenance of this garden, which demonstrates designs and practices to provide habitats for wildlife. Volunteer work may include watering, weeding and preparation of the garden beds. Call the Nature Park at 604-238-6188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers aged 15 and over assist in environmental programs during Winter, Spring and Summer Break. If you are interested in working in childcare, education, recreation and show an interest in biology,ecology,geography,environmental science, this opportunity would allow you to gain valuable experience. Call the Nature House at 604-238-6188 for more information.
Special Events Volunteers
Volunteers aged 15 and over assist with an array of activities during a variety of special events happening throughout the year. Volunteer activities can include greeting visitors, conducting visitor counts, supervising the parking lot, face painting, craft activities, games, becoming a Nature Park mascot in costume and set-up and take-down. Call the Nature House at 604-238-6188 for more information.