Volunteer Program

Volunteers play an integral role by:

  • Helping guests learn about the animals
  • Assisting with the delivery of educational programs
  • Staffing special events
  • Helping with maintenance
  • Assisting the keepers with animal care (not inside the enclosures)

Children’s Nature Retreat seeks and selects people for our volunteer program who are:

  • Genuinely interested in and care about people, animals, nature, and conservation;
  • Friendly and outgoing;
  • Enthusiastic and dependable;
  • Committed to providing our guests the highest standards of customer service;
  • Able to make the minimum commitment of hours as specified in the position description;
  • Able to attend the required orientation, interview and trainings;
  • At least 18 years of age
  • If interested, please fill out the volunteer application and send it to info@childrensnatureretreat.org  and we will contact you if there is a volunteer position open.