Volunteer Opportunities

Neal Taylor Nature Center

California. The Neal Taylor Nature Center seeks camp hosts. Availability during the months of April/May 2024 through October/November 2024 (Some flexibility with dates). Duties include greeting visitors and light cleaning. A host with strong computer skills and/or gardening and maintenance skills is highly desirable for 20 hours per week for FHU site. The Nature Center has hands-on exhibits focusing on Cachuma Lake and the surrounding watersheds of the Santa Ynez and San Rafael Mountain and is located in a historic ranch house. Close to Santa Barbara, Solvang, Santa Ynez, and the beautiful rolling hills of wine country. www.clnaturecenter.org.  More info: [email protected] 

Bouse Chamber of Commerce

Arizona. Wanted: Couple to work as caretakers for a small museum in Bouse, Arizona featuring pioneer living, mining, and nearby Camp Bouse WWII Desert Training Camp memorabilia. Open seasonally November 1 through March 31.  Approximately 20 hours a week Wednesday through Sunday from 10 AM to 2 PM. Compensation will be a full hookup site including laundry facilities. Duties include operation of the museum; greeting visitors, handling sales, and housekeeping of museum and restrooms and grounds maintenance. Prefer no pets and non-smoking. Solos considered, couples preferred. Contact Harley Kruidhof at: 909-239-1162 or email: [email protected] Website link BouseCOC - Index: www.bouseazchamber.com

Alder Creek Community Forest

Oregon. Alder Creek Community Forest operates on 80 acres in southern Oregon. The renewable volunteer contract provides an RV site with basic hookups and WiFi in exchange for 10 hours weekly per caretaker, including facilities maintenance, visitor management, and groundskeeping. Capacity for minor physical labor, some mechanical ability, and good human skills are important assets. Background check and references required. Information on ACCF is at: www.aldercreek.org  For more information and to apply, go to: bit.ly/accfcaretaker23

Lutherhaven Ministries

Idaho. Spend two months in the beautiful mountains of Northern Idaho! Lutherhaven Ministries is currently looking for spring volunteers for our Outdoor Education season  from April - May. Each spring and fall, 2,500 students come to Camp Lutherhaven and Shoshone Mountain Retreat for one-five days of environmental studies, team building, and fun! Serve behind the scenes or with students of all ages!  Includes free WiFi and living on Lake Coeur d’Alene (Camp Lutherhaven) and/or the Panhandle National Forest (Shoshone Mountain Retreat) with easy access to outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, and biking. Full RV hookups available at both locations. Interested? Call us at: 208-667-3459 or email: [email protected]

Safe Harbor Farm

North Carolina. Safe Harbor Farm seeks nature-loving Workampers to help groom 2 miles of walking trails. Landscaping tasks range from raking and limb-trimming to woodchipping, so fitness is important. Super-quiet, very pretty, 61-acre locale with a large dog park in a one-light North Carolina town next to the Croatan Forest, 30 minutes from the ocean. 30-amp, pet-friendly, E/W/S site with free laundry. BYO WiFi. See pictures and learn about our organization & volunteer-driven mission at www.safeharborfarm.org and www.givesmiles.us  252-422-0943.

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