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Adult Volunteer Program
Volunteer Coordinator
Oakley Biesanz
(651) 249-2173

2659 E.7th Street
Maplewood, MN  55119

  • Possess a love and enthusiasm for nature
  • Attend training sessions offered
  • Make a commitment to serve
What benefits can you expect?
  • Orientation and continuing training in natural history
  • Flexible hours
  • Field trips to areas of natural significance
  • Appreciation and Recognition items and events
  • Monthly newsletter

Youth Volunteers
  • Animal Care Youth Volunteers can help take care of our live animals!
    • Weekly commitment required
    • Ages 10-14 required to volunteer with parent attendance
    • Ages 15-18 requires signed permission slip
  • Junior Volunteer program offered in the summer for ages 10-14
  • Internships sometimes available for youth or college age volunteers
  • Families can volunteer all together!  Open space monitoring positions and special projects are available for families.

Volunteer Groups
Volunteer groups have helped us in the past with:
  • Tree planting
  • Rain-garden installation
  • Butterfly garden planting
  • Weeding projects
  • Pruning shrubs
  • Clearing hiking trails
  • Collecting wildflower seeds
  • Much more
Call to see if partnering with the Nature Center and the City of Maplewood might be a good fit for your group!  We’ve had 3rd grade scout groups to college service groups to adults in Garden Clubs.  Elementary service learning programs are available as well.

It's fun to volunteer at the Maplewood Nature Center and Neighborhood Preserves!

1830 County Road B East • Maplewood, MN 55109 • Ph: (651) 249-2000