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Volunteers are vital to Schlitz Audubon! Active community members from throughout greater Milwaukee perform essential roles by improving the land, assisting in the visitor experience, aiding in educational programs, and others. You’ll find many opportunities here to match your interests and talents. We welcome adults and youth, as well as school and corporate volunteer groups of all sizes, to join us and make a difference.
If you are interested in volunteering, please find a link to our online application below.
Please note that not all volunteer opportunities may be available at this time. All volunteers, staff and visitors follow COVID-19 Guidelines.
Join our staff and volunteer community to restore and improve the natural habitat for plants and animals, including the conservation of rare communities, and invasive plant removal on our beautiful 185 acres of land. Volunteer groups go out on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday mornings. For ages 14+.
Assist our facilities staff indoors and out with a wide variety of maintenance, woodworking, and construction projects to maintain our Center and grounds. Work in our fully-equipped workshop or outdoors with a team to share and strengthen your skills. Volunteer Tuesdays from 9:00am – 12:00pm. For ages 18+.
Work side by side with our Naturalists to further our conservation efforts. Help by monitoring and collecting data on animals, plants and the land. Learn more about Citizen Science and our 2021 projects.
Serve as an aide for teachers and children in the classroom and on the trails at our nationally recognized Nature Preschool. Volunteer weekly in the morning or afternoon from September through May. For volunteers college-aged and older.
Assist with guided hikes, answer questions about what visitors see on the trails, and help visitors interact with live animals. Training provided. Nature Ambassadors are needed during our busiest times, Saturday and Sunday morning or afternoon shifts between the hours of 10:00am – 3:00pm. For ages 18+.
Visitor Information Desk
Be at the center of the action! From inside the building, interact with visitors, provide Center information, process Nature Store transactions, and answer the phone. Half-day shifts (available seven days a week). For ages 18+.
SPARK! volunteers assist attendees and plan programs for this innovative, nature-based program for people experiencing cognitive changes such as Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. Training is provided. September through May. For ages 18+.
Raptor Program (No Current openings. WaitList Available.)
We currently have openings for volunteers for the Raptor Program. Volunteers assist during their weekly morning shift from 9:00am – 12:00pm, with additional weekend and event responsibilities. The goals for volunteers in the program are to provide care for the education birds, and assist Raptor Educators in educational programs throughout the community. Volunteers must be 18 or older, commit to the program for at least one year, and be interviewed by a staff member.
Still have questions? Please contact Marie Honel at email@example.com or 414-352-2880 x144.