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Volunteers are absolutely vital in maximizing the resources of Lake Erie Nature & Science Center. It is with your help, in a wide variety of ways, that we are able to continue to fulfill our mission.

Current volunteer opportunities and applications are provided here. Needs of the Center change frequently and you are invited to visit this page often for updates.

Thank you for your interest and support of Lake Erie Nature & Science Center as we educate and inspire each of us to understand, appreciate and take responsibility for our natural universe.


Current Opportunities

Education Summer Camp Assistants (ages 18 & up)

These volunteer summer camp positions will work with children who have completed kindergarten through grade 6. Applicant will assist Center Education Program Specialists in setting up, cleaning up and overseeing science activities, crafts, group hikes, monitoring and keeping track of campers, reading stories and many other fun activities. Applicant will spend time outside and must be able to hike in warm weather.
More information and an application form can be found here
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Grounds Maintenance - Facilities Volunteer (ages 18 & up)

This position is responsible for assisting in performing general grounds maintenance in the Center's backyard gardens, including pulling weeds, plant care, leaf raking and removal, sweeping paths to clear stones and mulch and snow removal. Candidate must commit to a regular weekly, bi-weekly or monthly schedule.
More information and an application form can be found here
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Education Craft Preparation Volunteer (ages 15 & up)

We need assistance with preparation of crafts for a variety of program types: preschool, family, school age. The projects and their timing will vary based on programmatic needs. We will supply all materials.
More information and an application form can be found here.
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Internships

Education Internship (ages 18 & up)

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is seeking interns to take part in a unique educational
opportunity by assisting with preschool, school age and public education programs.
More information can be found here.
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Wildlife Internship (ages 18 & up)

Interns take part in an unique educational opportunity by assisting wtih animal care, wildlife rehabilitation and public education. Wildlife Internships are available and applications will be accepted at the following times:

  • Academic year (September - May): Applications accepted during the month of August
  • Summer (May - August): Applications accepted during the month of March

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