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Arizona

Hassayampa River Preserve Volunteering

One-Day Events

Trail Creation along Verde River, Feb. 8, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Download this flyer to volunteer with The Nature Conservancy and AmeriCorps in creating a trail along the Verde River at Shield Ranch.

Yellow Star-thistle Removal, April 12, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Please join The Nature Conservancy and AmeriCorps in removing invasive weeds at Shield Ranch! Download flyer to learn more.

Girl Scout Day at Hassayampa River Preserve, March 8, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to lead Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts as the girls participate in outdoor educational nature and conservation activities at Hassayampa River Preserve. Download flyer for details.

Girl Scout Day at Shield Ranch Preserve, March 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to lead Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts as the girls participate in outdoor educational nature and conservation activities at The Nature Conservancy’s Shield Ranch near Camp Verde, AZ. Download flyer for details.

Ongoing Opportunities

Visitor Center Host
Welcome visitors to Hassayampa River Preserve and introduce them to The Nature Conservancy and the natural and human history of the preserve. Desired commitment of one or two shifts per month, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday - Sunday.

Preserve Steward
Maintain, reroute and stabilize trails, clear brush, repair fencing, eradicate invasive plants, and spruce up the desert garden. Bring gloves, hat, water, and snacks in a day pack that you can carry.  Be prepared to get dirty.  We often hike into areas of the preserve that are not open to the public.  Children must be 12 or older to participate. Please notify us in advance if you have any medical or physical limitations.  One-time individual and corporate and organizational groups are always welcome.  Limited to 20 people per shift. Desired commitment of one or two shifts per month, from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.  

Trail Docent
Lead adult and student groups on interpretive nature walks within the preserve to provide a high quality visitor experience. Tours are scheduled Wednesday - Saturday as requested. 

Administrative
Assist with general office tasks, help with the quarterly newsletter and event publicity.   

Building Maintenance
Assist with general repair and maintenance of the Visitor Center and other buildings within the preserve complex. 

Start Your Adventure Now

Download a volunteer application (.pdf, 209 kb) and return it to the address below.

HRP Times

Download the latest news for Hassayampa volunteers (.pdf, 178 kb).

Volunteer
Hassayampa River Preserve
49614 N. US Highway 60
Wickenburg, AZ 85390

Questions?

Call (928) 684-2772 or e-mail bmccollum@tnc.org

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