Here is a list of current volunteer opportunities available with the Nature Trust:
NEW – Nature Preserve Web Description Writer
Do you have a knack for research, synthesizing information and writing? We are looking for some help with drafting descriptions about our nature preserves for our website (see example here). Volunteers will be provided with information and a template to work from. Please contact Jessica at email@example.com for more information.
Community Stewardship Group Leaders and Volunteers
Are you interested in getting involved with the Nature Trust in your community? The Nature Trust is developing stewardship groups for a number of our nature preserves throughout the province, and we are searching for individuals to become dedicated stewards in their own regions. If you would like to learn more, please email our Stewardship Coordinator Richelle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Management Plan Writing
We are looking for assistance in writing and updating the management plans for our nature preserves. This task includes interpreting and documenting the ecological, geological and historical features of our properties, as well as identifying directions for action in the future. If you would like to learn more, please contact Richelle at email@example.com
We are seeking a keen and technologically-savvy volunteer to provide support in such areas as network issues, software installations, and data management. If interested, please contact Renata firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Pro bono legal advisors/volunteers
Nature Trust is dedicated to the highest standards when it comes to governance and operations of the organization. We are looking for a legal council in regards to new development of policies for the organization. If you are willing to help please contact Renata at email@example.com.
French Translation Volunteer
Are you bilingual, have experience with translation, and have 1-2 hours per week to dedicate to volunteering? We would love to hear from you! Please contact Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Board of Directors Committee Member
Opportunities are available to join one of the Nature Trust’s board committees, such as stewardship, finance, and more! Participating with us in this way can lead to learning more about the organization, as well as potential for serving on the Board of Directors. For more information, contact Past President Lynn MacKinnon at email@example.com.
If none of these opportunities suit you, the Nature Trust is open to many ideas and suggestions. Also, the organization is often seeking self-starting volunteers to get involved with the following:
- Organizing, or joining, workdays for nature preserves
- Monitoring nature preserves
- Biological inventories
- Fundraising and promotion
- Researching land protection issues
- Desktop publishing
- Graphic design
- Stuffing envelopes
- Trail maintenance
(Updated: January 2016