Volunteer Your Time

Our volunteers are truly the lifeblood of the organization! Join us to learn valuable skills while helping us to accomplish our mission.

Volunteer opportunities at the refuge include:

  • helping to care for the wildlife
  • helping with educational programs
  • greeting visitors at our Nature Center
  • staffing at festival special events 
  • fundraising
  • building & repairing animal enclosures
  • general office work
  • event planning

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and attend a "Volunteer Information Session." Volunteer Information Sessions are typically held just before the arrival of our wildlife babies in January, February and March. Dates for 2018 are Saturday, 1/20, 2/17, and 3/17/2018 at 2:00 PM.

Sign-ups can be made here: Sign-ups complete for 2018!

During the summer and fall months, we train volunteers on an as needed basis. To submit an interest form, please complete the electronic form below. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Mike O'Malley will get back to you about open positions.

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge does not host police or court ordered community service hours. We do appreciate all types of service, but our status as an education facility prohibits our organization from hosting police or court ordered community service. For more information click here.

Please note: Submission of this interest form does not guarantee a volunteer position. This interest form is intended to gather pertinent details regarding your interest for our Volunteer Coordinator, so that we may get back to you with custom details about any volunteer openings.

Volunteer Interest Form:

Click here for available areas of interest.

Fields marked * are required
First and Last Name*
Email Address*
Area of Interest (Please select first choice): *
Availability (Select all available--HOLD Ctrl key to multi-select)*
Access Code
Please Enter the Access Code *

To discuss service projects, please email our Volunteer Coordinator, Mike O'Malley

Please DO NOT call about volunteer opportunities. Our coordinator also works in the hospital and is usually caring for our wildlife!

**NOTE: Volunteers, 18 and older, will be asked to pay $20 for a background check and provide two references. This is a criminal history only check, not a credit check. Our insurance mandates this check because we have groups of children on the premises year round.


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