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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

Grounds Maintenance (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, snow removal. We are requiring a candidate who can commit to a regular schedule which could include weekly, bi‐weekly or monthly.
Grounds Maintenance Volunteer Application Form
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Wildlife Animal Care – Avian (ages 18 & up)

Assist with the daily care of our resident birds. Clean enclosure including scrubbing walls, perches and water bowls. Occasional changing of mulch or other substrate may be required. Prepare daily diets. Most of the resident birds are carnivores and requires the ability to feed dead animals such as mice, rats and fish. Participate in on-going training to provide best possible care.
Wildlife Animal Care Volunteer Application Form-Avian
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Wildlife Animal Care – Mammal (ages 18 & up)

Assist with the daily care of our resident program mammals. This may includes domestic animals (rabbits and chinchillas), wild animals (hares, skunk and opossums) and feeder animals (mice and rats). Clean cages. This may include emptying all bedding and disinfecting cages. Clean food and water bowls. Prepare daily diets. Some of the animals are carnivores and requires the ability to prepare and feed out dead animals such as mice, rats and fish. Participate in on‐going training to provide best possible care.
Wildlife Animal Care Volunteer Application Form-Mammal
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Family Hayride Program Volunteer (ages 18 & up)

Our Fall Family Hayrides need volunteers to make the event special for everyone! We need help in several different areas for the duration of the evening. Please specify your area(s) of interest in the application form.
Family Hayride Program Volunteer Application Form
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For current High School Senior Volunteers:

2016-2017 Snider Family Scholarship Application


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