Are you stuck at home for a little while? Keep busy and help the community with our at-home volunteer projects!
There are many ways for any one of any skill set to get involved.
Scroll down to see each project in more detail, find instructions, or sign up.
If you have an idea of something you would like to do from home that isn't listed above, we'd love to hear from you!
For questions, comments, concerns, or to sign up, please feel free to email email@example.com.
We are looking for someone to help sort and organize our newspaper articles into acid free folders to help us record the history of our Foundation.
Felt Owl Pellet Creation
We are looking for someone to create one (or more) fake felt owl pellets for our younger groups that come in to help them understand the lifecycle. To sign up please click the button below, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 217-235-4644
QR Code Information Research
We are looking for someone to research credible sources to help us create information web pages for our Native Tree and Shrub signs. If interested please email email@example.com or click the link below to sign up!
Looking for something fun to do for yourself or your family? What about rock painting and hiding them around The Nature Center or Friendship Garden? We'll provide all the supplies, you just take them home, have fun making memories, hide the rocks, and then drop the paints back off to us so another family can do the same! To sign up please click the button below, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 217-235-4644
Are you looking for something for you and the kiddos to do together? Or do you just love to do crafts? Maybe the site of these brings back nostalgia? This is an easy way to have a great time making memories and making a difference. Help us by creating these classic peony bead animals with a unique twist, we are going to put UV beads in some spots! Watch as these creatures change color before your eyes when you take them outside! We are looking for about 30 total animals for our field trips with a mix of: Fox, Skunk, Butterfly, and Lizard to sign up email email@example.com or click sign up below!
Weighted Blankets and Floor Cushions
Help make a difference in a child's life as they learn about the environment. These volunteer projects are great for someone who sews (and teaching little ones how to sew). To sign up please click the button below or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This is for educational resources that staff and volunteers (primarily our weekend hosts that watch over the Nature Center for us) can use to answer questions and distribute information to patrons who bring questions into the Nature Center. To get involved please click the button below or email email@example.com
Plant Sale Identification Tags
Our Native Plant Sale is our biggest conservation fundraiser of the year. These plants sale information sheets will help those buying the plants know what they are buying, why they should buy them, and where they should plant them. We have a list of them to get done, but you can do one or all. If you would like to get involved, please click the link below or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
These can be used as education tools as well as for our conservation volunteers to play. Games can be memory, trading cards, or any other game that you would like to create! We can also connect you with a template for memory/flash cards if you would like it. If you would like to get involved, please click the link below or email email@example.com.