Volunteer Positions

Help create a wonderful experience for our visitors, keep our organization strong, and make our landscape and gardens beautiful. We rely on our volunteers’ help, expertise, and energy and make sure they receive excellent training and support. We offer numerous volunteer opportunities for various age groups and interests. As a volunteer, you’ll spend time with our other wonderful volunteers and our talented staff. You’ll delight in and share our guests’ enthusiasm for this wondrous place. You’ll be part of our family!

If you are interested in volunteering
please fill out an application and contact shelly@hitchcockcenter.org.

Living Building Docent

We are looking to train docents to lead our building tours for the public and special groups. The new building offers an opportunity to use our building as an educational tool to teach about energy efficiency, rainwater capture, composting toilets, non toxic building materials, etc. We are looking for individuals passionate about green building and comfortable leading and talking to the public.

Becoming a Living Building Docent requires you take 2 trainings followed by a practice tour and be able to commit to offering two tours a month.

To register for a Living Building Docent training date please fill out an application and contact shelly@hitchcockcenter.org

Visitor Center/Reception

The Visitor Center will be the heart of our new living building. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to greet the public and introduce them to our building and philosophy, as well as orient them to our programs, trails, gardens, and exhibits, etc. This will also include sharing the live animals, answering the phones, administrative tasks and helping to maintain the tidiness of the space. We are looking for a weekly shift commitment and participation in a volunteer training.

To register for a Visitor Center/Reception training date please fill out an application and contact shelly@hitchcockcenter.org

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