Volunteer Mission Statement

"Waterman Conservation Education Center is a great place to volunteer your time and talents. We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Our volunteers come in a variety of ages, interests, skills, and desires. From families, service groups, seniors and businesses dedicated to helping us achieve our mission of conservation education, outdoor recreation and environmental literacy." You may only have a few hours a week, some time on weekends, or occasionally during the year, we have opportunities to meet your time constraints and interests.

Thank you to all of our hard working Volunteers!

Waterman Center extends a “Thank you” to all of our volunteers who have worked hard to make this a successful year!  We couldn’t do it without each one of you.  Here is a video produced by board member Teri Franzen showing just a glimpse of the activities this past year.

Volunteer Views

Volunteer Opportunities: 

Weekend Building Volunteers:

Man the front desk, greet visitors and answer phones

Land Management Volunteers:

Waterman center mowers: help maintain lawns and trails

Special Event Volunteers:

Events like the Father's Day Breakfast and Strawberry Festival take a lot of work, help us set up or tear down for events, cook, sell tickets, park cars, etc

Group Service Projects:

If your organization is looking for a meaningful service project please give us a call

 

Bingo:

First Saturday of every month from 12 -4. Assist with calling and selling.

To record your volunteer hours, or update your details please login below, call the center @ 625-2221 or email: info at watermancenter.org
About

Waterman's main site on Hilton Road houses an interpretive center with a museum, live animal residents, a reference library, gift shop, educational displays, classroom space and restrooms, all of which are open to the public
 

Get Involved

For more information about volunteering at Waterman, please contact us at: 

607-625-2221

or by email: 

info AT watermancenter.org

Hours

Weekdays from 9 to 4

Saturday from 10 to 4

Closed on Sundays

Volunteer activities include:

  • Naturalists Teachers

  • Trail Maintenance

  • Nature Shop Sales

  • Exhibit Construction and Maintenance

  • Building Maintenance

  • Special Events Helpers

  • Office Support

In partnership with FundingFactory, we are now accepting used inkjet and toner cartridges for recycling 

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