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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.
Join our staff and volunteer community to restore and improve the natural habitat for plants and animals on our beautiful 185 acres of land. Drop in on Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday mornings. For high school and older.
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+.
Assist with guided hikes, answer questions about what visitors see on the trails, and help visitors interact with live animals. Training provided. Ambassadors are needed during our busiest times, Saturday and Sunday morning or afternoon shifts between the hours of 10:00am – 3:00pm.
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.
Assist our campers in preschool through high school at our fantastic summer camps. Our Naturalists instruct the classes, and volunteers assist children in the classroom and on the trails. The minimum commitment is one camp, which is five week-day afternoons or mornings. Camps run June through August. For ages 12+.
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 16+.
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.
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+.
Still have questions? Please contact Marie Honel at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-352-2880 x144.