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Volunteer in Minnesota

The Nature Conservancy of Minnesota’s volunteer program provides concerned citizens with opportunities to work towards our shared goal of ecological health. The majority of active volunteers participate in stewardship workdays at our preserves.  Please see the Calendar of Volunteer Events for dates and times of upcoming workdays. Things you should know before you volunteer  For more information on volunteer opportunities, please contact us at (612) 331-0700 or send an email to

Minneapolis Office Volunteer Opportunities:    

We are looking for a volunteer for the Minneapolis Office reception desk. Duties include answering phones, sorting mail, and a variety of other tasks. Hours are flexible. It's fun, and you learn a lot about The Nature Conservancy. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Barb Determan at (612) 331-0750 or send an email to

Needed: Prospect research volunteer
Looking for a creative problem solver who is adept at internet research and has the stick-to-itiveness to dig deep using many creative angles to find names, connections, details and links to conservation-minded individuals with the capacity to fund major conservation initiatives. Hours can be discussed. If interested, please call Jill Bjorholm at 612-331-0703 or email

Central Minnesota Volunteer Opportunities: We are looking for a volunteer for the Central Minnesota Office in Cushing, Minnesota. Duties include answering phones, sorting mail, ordering supplies, and a variety of other tasks. We would like a volunteer who can be available three days a week for 4 or more hours a day, with flexible hours. This is a great opportunity to learn about all the great work we are doing in Central Minnesota. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Todd Holman, Central MN Program Director by phone at 218-575-3032, or by e-mail,

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