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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 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 areas for the duration of the evening. Please specify your area(s) of interest in the application form.

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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Wildlife Animal Care Volunteer (ages 18 & up)

Assist with the daily cleaning, feeding and care to our collection of more then 100 resident educational animals including domestic and native mammals, birds of prey, reptiles and aquatic animals under the direction of the wildlife staff.

More information and an application form can be found here.
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Facilities Volunteer – Ground 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.

More information and an application form 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

More information can be found here.
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For current High School Senior Volunteers:

2016-2017 Snider Family Scholarship Application


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