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Work alongside Nature Conservancy staff to accomplish key outdoor, outreach and office work. Volunteers help save money and increase the efficiency of our nature-preservation work!

Download the latest issue of our volunteer newsletter, Let's JIVE Fall 2015 (pdf)   
Click here for a full list of upcoming volunteer opportunities, outing and events

View highlights from Connect with Nature events across the country.

So You Want to Volunteer?
Wish List
  • Not able to get out into the field?  Consider making a donation.  Our field staff cover a lot of miles monitoring, stewarding, and restoring lands throughout Virginia.  We are in need of replacements for trucks that have reached the end of their roads.  View our wish list.
Volunteer Opportunities
  • Schedule of Outdoor Volunteer Opportunities
    Get outdoors and help restore habitat, monitor rare species, maintain trails and more.
  • Preserve Monitoring Program
    Sign up to be a Volunteer Preserve Visitation Committee Member.  Be our eyes, ears and muscles in the field! Help us monitor and maintain preserves throughout the state. 
  • VARTF Site Monitoring Program
    Help support the Virginia Aquatic Resources Trust Fund (VARTF) mitigation programs by becoming a site monitor.
  • Seagrass Restoration
    Be a part of the largest seagrass restoration project in the world! Volunteer snorkelers needed from late May to early June to help collect eelgrass seeds. 

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Click on the image above to watch a video of our volunteers in action.  See what it's like to be a seagrass volunteer with The Nature Conservancy.

Additional Resources
Volunteer Newsletter

Download the Fall 2015 issue of Let's JIVE (pdf), our volunteer newsletter. Read past issues in our Newsletter Archive. To receive the volunteer newsletter, e-mail Jennifer Dalke at

Worldwide Office

For Worldwide Office volunteer opportunities in Arlington, contact volunteer coordinator

2013 Volunteer Report

How many volunteers donated their time to The Nature Conservancy in 2013? Download the full 2013 Volunteer Report (pdf).

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