Join our Volunteer Team!
All it takes is a lively interest in the outdoors,
a concern for the environment, and a respect for living things.
Volunteers are essential to everything we do. We would love to help you find a way to share your time and talent with us. Our goal is to match one of our volunteer needs with your volunteer interests. We like to start by asking,
“What do you imagine yourself doing here?”
Weekend Hosts * Conservation * Festivals Programs * Housekeeping * Office Work
Please fill out a volunteer application by selecting
one of application options below.
This doesn't commit you to volunteering.
You will receive our our monthly "Volunteer Newsletter" so you always know what we're up to and how you can get involved and help!
2017 Volunteer Awards:
Special Volunteer Projects
Want to be in charge of your own special project? Check out this month's Volunteer Newsletter by clicking the link above to see what special projects we have available.
If you would like to adopt a special project, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Nick Polston, directly at email@example.com or 217-235-4644
Please fill out the above volunteer application if you are interested in becoming a volunteer at the Douglas-Hart Nature Center!
If you need to fulfill court-ordered community service hours, you can use this application as well. When the application asks, be sure to mention that your hours are mandated.
Use this form to request a group volunteering experience. Clubs, groups, scout troops, Greek life, and other organizations can use this form to communicate their needs and goals.
Summer volunteer internships include the Conservation Crew Internship and the Junior Counselor Internship. Both programs are open to ages 13 and up. Access more information by clicking the green button.
Check out some of our volunteers in action!